The Airborne Toxic Event Hits Trinity Cathedral March 13

AirborneToxicEventAn Intimate One-of-a-Kind Live Audio/Visual Concert Experience Comes to Cleveland

CLEVELAND (Feb. 25, 2015) – Just a day after The Airborne Toxic Event surprised fans with the release of not one, but two new albums, the band has announced that they will join Cathedral Concerts and perform at Trinity Cathedral on Friday, March 13, as part of their Dope Machines Tour. [Read more…]

Sacred Space Discusses Hospitality

Hospitality is the theme for the Tuesday, March 3 Sacred Space meeting at 6:30 p.m. Some members of the group have been reading Radical Hospitality by Fr. Daniel OSB and Loni Collins Pratt, although it is not required for the meeting.

Hospitality has many facets. It can be about opening our homes, our church, and our hearts to others—both friends and strangers. It is also about opening our hearts to ourselves (particularly those disowned parts of ourselves). I believe they are all connected. [Read more…]

Cathedral Concerts Adds Five-Time Grammy Award Winner Mary Chapin Carpenter to Spring Lineup

One of Nashville’s Most Admired Singer-Songwriters to Perform at Trinity Cathedral on April 30

Mary_Chapin_Shot_C_0486_B_FinalCLEVELAND (Feb. 24, 2015) – Cathedral Concerts, a new concert series exclusive to Cleveland, announced today that renowned American musician Mary Chapin Carpenter will perform at Trinity Cathedral on April 30.

The show is part of Carpenter’s 2015 acoustic trio tour, a series of intimate performances during which she will sing both timeless hits and deep cuts from her expansive and beloved 13-album catalog. [Read more…]

Healing Waters: The Cosmic Mass

Saturday, May 16, 2015
TMC Promo ImageDoors open: 6 p.m.

Purchase Advance tickets now: $20
Tickets at the door: $25


The Cosmic Mass (TCM) is an interactive community dance celebration created by Matthew Fox that re-invents the form of worship. It integrates elements of techno-rave, temple, art exhibit, dance hall, meditation, and intentional space to touch the deepest parts of your being and cultivate your relationship with your own personal form of spirituality within a community.

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Cathedral Concerts Welcomes Home Clevelander Marc Cohn

marc_cohn_photo_1Grammy Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter to Perform at Trinity Cathedral on May 5

CLEVELAND (Feb. 13, 2015) – Cathedral Concerts, a new concert series exclusive to Cleveland, announced today that Cleveland native Marc Cohn will return to the Rock and Roll Capital of the World on Tuesday, May 5, for an intimate performance at Trinity Cathedral. [Read more…]

Interfaith Passover Seder at Fairmount Temple

Trinity Cathedral community members are invited to attend an Interfaith Passover Seder at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple on Tuesday, March 24, 7-8:30 p.m. If you have any questions or wish to make a reservation, contact Ginger Bitikofer at (216) 774-0407 or e-mail The deadline for reservations is Wednesday, March 4; space is limited to 10 people. [Read more…]

Third Half Meets Feb. 22, 2015

Third Half of Life, Trinity’s group for those age 50+,  meets Sunday, Feb. 22 at 12:30 p.m. Judy Eckelmeyer tunes us up for the Good Friday concert at Trinity on April 3, 2015. Don’t miss a beat of her musical and historical insights into the masterwork of J.S. Bach: “The Passion according to St. John.” [Read more…]

Frida Berrigan: It Runs in the Family

FridaBerriganAuthor Talk & Book Signing
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Register for this free event

Frida Berrigan, daughter of Liz McAlister and Phil Berrigan and author of It Runs in the Family: On Being Raised by Radicals and Growing Into Rebellious Motherhood, visits Trinity Cathedral on March 25. All are welcome to this free event.

Frida’s parents, a Roman Catholic nun and priest, founded Jonah House in 1973. The Christian-based community of peace activists still exists today. It was in this resistance community in Baltimore that Frida and her siblings were raised. She went to protests with her parents and her younger sibs, Jerry and Kate, from the time she was old enough to hold a sign or Kate! [Read more…]

Rock and Roll and Pop Sunday

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
9 a.m.

Join us for a Rock and Roll and Pop Sunday with The Gateway Band. Songs include “The Power of Love” by Huey Lewis and the News, Coldplay’s “Fix You,” “One of Us” by Joan Osborne and more.
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20s/30s Potluck Lunch: Feb. 22

Join Trinity’s group of 20s/30s on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. for a potluck lunch in the gallery at Trinity. Bring friends. Dean Lind will be in attendance and would like the group’s feedback on some new and exciting things happening at Trinity.

Please respond using this Google form, so we can track who is bringing what to the potluck. Questions? Contact Audrey Hudak , co-chair of Trinity 20s/30s.

Cathedral Concerts Welcomes ‘80s Music Icon Howard Jones

HowardJonesEnglish Musician, Singer/Songwriter to Perform at Trinity Cathedral on March 14

CLEVELAND (Jan. 21, 2015) – Cathedral Concerts, a new concert series exclusive to Cleveland, announced today its next show featuring ‘80s music icon Howard Jones on Saturday, March 14, at Trinity Cathedral.

The concert will feature Jones performing his numerous hits including top-five singles “No One Is To Blame” and “Things Can Only Get Better,” as well as “What Is Love?,” “Life In One Day,” “Lift Me Up” and several other selections spanning his more than 30-year career. [Read more…]

Organ Extravaganza Kicks off Spring BrownBag Series

Music and Art at Trinity Cathedral’s BrownBag Concert Series resumes Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 12:10 p.m. with an organ extravaganza. Todd Wilson and organ students from The Cleveland Institute of Music will kick off the spring season with a rousing program featuring organ music spanning more than 300 years, from J.S. Bach to John Philip Sousa and beyond. Plan to be there as they pull out all the stops on Trinity Cathedral’s magnificent Flentrop pipe organ! [Read more…]

Lenten Retreat: Seeking the Divine

Saturday, March 14
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Registration: $50 (Cash or checks accepted on the day of the retreat but we do ask that you register in advance.)

Led by the Rev. Dr. Sam Portaro, Jr.

Lent is a season where we are invited both as a community and as individuals to acknowledge and grapple with our mortality. Through the traditional ritual acts of mortification — dying to self — we begin to perceive that death, at its essence, is about “letting go” of those aspects of our lives that keep us from perceiving the Divine in midst of our daily lives. [Read more…]

Shrove Tuesday 2015

ShroveTuesdayKidTuesday, Feb. 17
6 p.m.
Register to attend

On Feb. 17 join us for Shrove Tuesday. We’ll celebrate with a New Orleans-style jambalaya dinner, king cake, Mardi Gras beads, mask-making and the same great Dixieland band we enjoyed last year. Kids are welcome to join the Dean for a game of hide-and-seek in the Cathedral after dinner. [Read more…]

Third Half Heads to the Hanna Theatre March 22

Third Half of Life, Trinity’s group of those age 50+, heads to the Hanna Theatre on Sunday, March 22 to see “Dial ‘M’ for Murder.” Performance is at 3 p.m. Limited tickets are available in both traditional seating (B section) for $45 as well as lounge seating for $25. To order tickets, please contact Ginger Bitikofer (, 216-774-0407). To learn more about this classic thriller, click here.