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
A Blessing for Downtown and Saint James Cathedral
ABOVE: 1984 Christmas photo of coffee and donuts in the atrium of the Cathedral Center after Mass at Saint James Cathedral in downtown Orlando. Photo courtesy of the Mario Mesa Photo Archives. The atrium of Saint James Cathedral is alive with children an ... Read more
The Blessed Sacrament Chapel of Saint James Cathedral: a Sacred Space in Downtown Orlando
A visit to the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at Saint James Cathedral in downtown Orlando is the first stop for some visitors to The City Beautiful. For locals, the chapel is a sacred space where people of all faiths find quiet in a busy urban center. In these ... Read more
Saint James Cathedral: a Legacy of Community Building
In 1978 downtown Orlando consisted of empty storefronts and an economic recession darkened the nation. It was at this critical point in the history of Orlando that Father David Page of St. James Cathedral envisioned expanding the church at the corner of O ... Read more