The Cathedral of St. Philip - Atlanta, GA

from the Dean


With gratitude, I repeat here the holy and haunted lines from the poem of William Alexander Percy, written in 1924, and now published as Hymn 661 in our hymnal:

They cast their nets in Galilee
Just off the hills of brown
Such happy simple fisherfolk
Before the Lord came down

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The 2015 Cathedral Antiques Show Speaker Series

The Cathedral Antiques Show is pulling out all of the stops this year and bringing you a variety of speakers that will appeal to all interested in the decorative arts. Each day of the show has a different theme. All talks are complimentary with a run-of-show ticket ($25), but reservations are required due to space limitations. Please go to to register. The Cathedral Antiques Show benefits Covenant House Georgia, which provide shelter and services to homeless and runaway youth.

Emmaus House

In 1967, Father Austin Ford, an Episcopal priest and advocate for civil rights, moved into a dilapidated two-story home in Peoplestown along with two nuns and a seminary student. They garnered resources to benefit Peoplestown residents and established an after-school program, monthly transportation to Reidsville State Prison for inmates’ family members, chapel services, hot meals, and a poverty rights office. They led efforts for welfare rights, neighborhood empowerment, and racial justice.