Knights of the Altar at St. James Cathedral
In this March 26th 2011 oral history interview at St. James Cathedral parishioner Tom Wilkes traces the history of the development of the altar server program at St. James Cathedral from the early 1980's when you had a dozen servers in the ministry to the ... Read more
Community Life at Saint James Cathedral - Jean Wilkes
Her first memory of Orlando was the beauty of the city when she followed her husband, Tom Wilkes, here 30 years ago. She recalls it really was the city beautiful.  In this oral history interview, November 6th, 2010 at the Sneak Preview for t ... Read more
Investiture of Female Altars Servers at St. James Cathedral
Article from Jubilee, the St. James Cathedral parish newsletter, February 1996, documenting the historic transition to include female altar servers at the cathedral.  On October 27th, 1995 the first female altar servers at Saint James Cathedral were ... Read more
Ben Porter, Grand Knight at Saint James Cathedral
LISTEN to this interview with Ben Porter, Grand Knight of the Altars Servers at Saint James Cathedral in downtown Orlando, December 7th, 2010. Born in Central Florida, Ben's earliest memory of the area is the fresh oranges his mother picked from a neig ... Read more