Cathedral Engagement

In keeping with its vocation of apostleship, the Cathedral and its people are engaged in a variety of ministries serving the City of Hartford, the State of Connecticut, and beyond. 

As a 21st century Cathedral in the heart of a city, our outreach and advocacy finds these avenues as missions:

Engaging the Arts

  • Established collaboration with Hartford Stage
  • Established partnership with local and statewide organizations supporting cultural advancement
  • Support and establish venues for our Ensemble- In-Residence
  • Support and promote venues for our Poet-in Residence
  • Coordinate and support Music Moves Hartford in partnership with Cuatro Puntos
  • Create and develop initiatives through our Music Department

Community Engagement Activities

  • Manage Church Street Eats program
  • Operate and coordinate Church by the Pond
  • Established collaboration with Capital Community College
  • Direct and host Faith & the City Podcast
  • Coordinate Advent community assistance program
  • Coordinate Regional Lenten engagement program

Engaging ECCT

  • Serve as a resource in matters of liturgy and music
  • Host ECCT-wide liturgical gatherings such as ordinations, Regional Confirmations, Clergy Renewal of Vows, ECCT Convention, and others as may be referred by the bishops.
  • Provide flexible space for ECCT-wide events
  • Partner with various ECCT groups to further the work of the Kingdom