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Saturday, January 11

Funeral for James Parks Morton

Saturday, January 11, 2020
6 PM - 8 PM
Crossing 

The Very Rev. James Parks Morton, Dean Emeritus, died on January 4, 2020. His funeral will take place at the Cathedral on Saturday, January 11 at 6 pm. All are welcome. The Eucharist will be celebrated.

The Rt. Rev. Andrew ML Dietsche, Bishop of New York will preside with a music by the Cathedral Choir, Choristers and Chorale; Paul Winter; Dorothy Papadakos; Abdel Salaam; and Eugene Friesen. Remarks will be offered by author James P. Carroll and the Rev. Dr. Chloe Breyer, Executive Director, The Interfaith Center of New York.

Dean Morton (1930 – 2020), who served as 7th Dean of the Cathedral from 1972 – 1997, was a major figure, not only in the life of the Cathedral, but also in the life of the entire Episcopal Church. He made noteworthy contributions to the city and the nation, and he was a singular figure in bringing people of different religions into respectful dialogue.