Tom Wilkes on Community, Stewardship & St. James Cathedral
Tom Wilkes grew up in College Park when oranges groves were plentiful and Disney was a Sentinel Star article about a mystery buyer of property. After college he and his wife, Jean Wilkes, settled in Orlando and joined St. James Cathedral in 1978 where the ... 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
Saint James Cathedral Celebrates 125 Years of Orlando History
St. James Cathedral celebrates 125 years in downtown Orlando with a reunion this weekend of priests, religious and parishioners. The church continues its service to the community with a St. Vincent De Paul stewardship drive for the needy in our area and a ... Read more
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