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A Rose Bouquet for Mother of Bishop William Donald Borders
Joanne Serros presents a bouquet of red roses to Mrs. Borders, mother of Bishop William Donald Borders, at the reception held for him as the first bishop of the Diocese of Orlando. The reception was held in the Egyptian Room of the Cherry Plaza Hotel ... Read more
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Remembering Norbert
Norbert Dorsey lived his sermons as well as preached them. There was never a kinder gentleman who always was gracious and kind, and for my family, he will be sadly missed. God bless you, Norbert. You were a true servant of God on Earth, and I know heaven ... Read more
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Most Reverend Nobert M. Dorsey December 14, 1929 - February 21, 2013
Above photo: Photo of Bishop Dorsey at Saint James Cathedral in downtown Orlando. Diocese of Orlando tribute to the life of Bishop Dorsey. Read the tribute. Bishop Norbert M. Dorsey served as Bishop of Orlando from May 25, 1990 until his retirement on ... Read more
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Bishop Norbert Dorsey, 1929-2013
ABOVE: Photo of Bishop Dorsey at Saint James Cathedral in downtown Orlando. The Most Reverend Norbert M. Dorsey, served as Bishop of Orlando from May 25, 1990 until his retirement on November 13, 2004. Bishop Dorsey passed away in Orlando on February ... Read more
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Bishop Norbert Dorsey
Orlando Magazine, April 1996 interview with Bishop Norbert Dorsey. The Most Reverend Norbert M. Dorsey, served as Bishop of Orlando from May 25, 1990 until his retirement on November 13, 2004. Bishop Dorsey passed away in Orlando on February 21, 201 ... Read more
Events
Almsgiving, a Lenten Tradition
ABOVE featured photo: Pictured front and center are Kelly Wilkes, age 2, with her mother, Jean Wilkes, holding her hand and Tom Wilkes, center, walking towards his wife. Several parishioners are carrying paper bags with food donations for the poor in our ... Read more
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Saint James Cathedral: Come to Learn, Leave to Serve
Children engaged in learning at Saint James Cathedral at the corner of Robinson Street and Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando, photo circa 1970s. Photo courtesy of the Mario Mesa Photo Archives. SEARCH OrlandoMemory.info using term "St. James" for ... Read more
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Tom Wilkes on Community, Stewardship & St. James Cathedral
ABOVE: Photo of the Wilkes family from the St. James Centennial 1885-1985 directory celebrating 100 years of St. James Catholic Cathedral in downtown Orlando. Pictured are Tom and Jean Wilkes with son Kevin and daughter Kelly. Tom Wilkes grew up in Col ... Read more
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Palm Sunday at Saint James Cathedral, 1984
Palm Sunday at St. James Cathedral 1984. Photo of parishioners from St. James and St. Luke's Cathedral in the parking lot of Saint James Cathedral on Palm Sunday, April 15th 1984 in downtown Orlando. The parishioners are waving palms for Palm Sunday ... Read more
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Sunday Memories of St. James Church in Orlando
The church was right downtown on Orange Avenue. Everything was right downtown...It had wonderful stained glass windows that have been saved all these many years and are still in our new cathedral that we have now. The original church was the only Catholic ... Read more
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An Irish Priest in Orlando
ABOVE: Parish social event coordinator Elsee Smith prepares Father John McCormick for Saint Patrick's Day festivities in the Community Life Center at Saint James Cathedral in downtown Orlando. Oral history interview with Fr. John McCormick, Rector of St. ... Read more
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Saint Patrick's Day Celebrations!
ABOVE: 1980's photo of Joan and Bill Buning celebrating St. Patrick's Day in the Community Life Center at St. James Cathedral in downtown Orlando with Jim and Cathy Steiger their daughter and son in law. Saint Patrick's Day celebrations in the Community ... Read more