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A few weeks ago, Psalm 84 reminded me of the altars of our lives.

How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts! My soul longs, indeed it faints for the courts of the Lord. … Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself … at your altars, O Lord of Hosts. Happy are those who live in your house, ever singing your praise. (Psalm 84:1-4) Read more.

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The Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, England

This rare Atlanta appearance of one of the most acclaimed adult choirs in the world will delight and move listeners. At home at Cambridge University, the choir sings three choral services each week during university term, giving them a facility of musicianship and breadth of repertoire that is truly astounding. Trinity College’s choral tradition dates back to the 14thcentury, and Gramophone magazine recently named them among the top five choirs in the world.

Dr. Patrick A. Scott to Perform Next Week

The Cathedral’s own Assistant Organist-Choirmaster, Dr. Patrick A. Scott, will open this season’s Sunday Afternoon Recital Series on Sunday, September 13 at 3:15 p.m. A graduate of Birmingham-Southern University and the University of Texas, Patrick was one of the last students of the great improviser, organist, teacher, composer, and church musician, Dr. Gerre Hancock, and Patrick’s improvisations have proven him to be Dr. Hancock’s true successor.