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For over 200 years, this congregation has been a leading Christian presence in the City of New Orleans. We seek to know Christ and make him known in Liturgy, Music, Formation, Fellowship, and Service.

Christ Church Cathedral was the first non-Roman Catholic church founded in the entire Louisiana Purchase territory. It was founded in 1803 as Christ's Church by the Protestant inhabitants of New Orleans and is today the official seat of the Bishop of Louisiana, in the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana.

Worship times

10:00 am
live stream
In the Cathedral; (Sung) Rite II except during Lent
Live broadcast of the 10 a.m. Sunday service. You can watch online here:
6:00 pm
Real Presence; A contemplative celebration of the Holy Eucharist
12:15 pm
Holy Eucharist in the Harris Memorial Chapel.
12:15 pm
Holy Eucharist in the Harris Memorial Chapel.
12:15 pm
Holy Eucharist in the Harris Memorial Chapel.
12:15 pm
Holy Eucharist in the Harris Memorial Chapel.
12:15 pm
Holy Eucharist in the Harris Memorial Chapel.
7:30 am
Morning Prayer, Rite II: in the Harris Memorial Chapel and online at



Faith Formation

Advent House is both a place and a program, each a ministry of Christ Church Cathedral. Adjacent to the Cathedral on the corner of Seventh and Carondelet streets- 1637 Seventh St, New Orleans, LA 70115. It's a commodious old house renovated to provide comfortable space for groups and individuals to engage in opportunities for spiritual growth. Two apartments are available for out-of-town directees and for retreatants. Advent House was started as an outreach ministry of Christ Church Cathedral to meet the need of making Spiritual Direction available to the clergy, their families and lay ministers of the Diocese of Louisiana. Advent House offers Spiritual Direction for those seeking a companion to walk with them on their spiritual journey as they explore their relationship with God. Additional programs such as retreats, quiet days, continuing education opportunities and support groups are also offered as announced or requested.

Programs Offered:

EFM- Every Wednesday beginning in September ending in May

DOCC- Weekly evening meetings beginning in September ending in May

Book Club- Every Monday 1:00 -2:30 pm

Scripture Study- Every other Thursday 6pm - 8pm

Quiet Thursdays & Morning Prayer 


Creation Care/Community Gardens
Shelter and Housing

Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative of New Orleans is a neighborhood-based nonprofit home builder that provides families with healthy and energy-efficient affordable housing opportunities.

We partner with neighborhood residents, organizations and businesses to create and maintain a stable and thriving community.

Housing Development

Jericho Road builds and sells affordable homes to low and moderate income families in Central City, New Orleans.Each home is constructed with three major principles in mind: energy efficiency, universal design concepts and architectural integrity to New Orleans’ style homes. These principles work to set new homeowners up for success—creating the opportunity to age in place, maintain low monthly utility bills, live in a healthy environment and enjoy the esthetic that New Orleanians have become accustomed to in the way of architectural features. Learn more:

Community Revitalization- Central City Neighborhood, New Orleans, LA

The purpose of the Community Revitalization work that Jericho Road is involved with in Central City neighborhoods is to build networks that find solutions, develop leaders that engage neighbors, and advocate for and support community change. Learn more:

Property Campaign

It is paramount to the revitalization of any neighborhood to return blighted property to commerce. Jericho Road and neighborhood residents work through a series of actions to reduce blight in the community. These actions include composing a housing inventory, letter communication with property owners, regularly reporting to the city and testifying on behalf of the community.


The NeighborCircles strategy focuses on building a foundation for residents to engage in collective action to advance the revitalization of the City of New Orleans. Under the leadership of a resident "host" and trained resident "facilitator", seven to ten neighborhood residents gather three times within a month for dinner and conversation. These meetings provide participants the opportunity to get to know one another, share information about their neighborhood, and brainstorm as a group how they can rebuild their community. New participants can join at any point along the way.

Beautification Projects

The Friends of Faubourg Delassize, Friends of Faubourg Lafayette, Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative, and HandsOn New Orleans have partnered to launch the Beautification Projects in each Faubourg.  The program will provide volunteers to work on beautification projects in your neighborhood.  The goals of the program are to offer minor repair and beautification services to community members, to engage local volunteers in community-building and anti-blight efforts, and to make the community more beautiful.

Brownfield Focus Group

Jericho Road convened a focus group to address concerns and possibilities regarding development of a brownfield in Central City. This group consisted of both old and new community members, a design team and a Jericho Road representative.

Vacant Land Management

Vacant properties and abandoned houses are scattered throughout Central City, attracting crime, decreasing real estate values and contributing to a feeling of a declining neighborhood. By more carefully managing vacant land, Jericho Road beautifies these properties and contributes to positive multiplier effects within the community.  These effects include decreased crime, improved neighborhood satisfaction and a heightened motivation of other property owners to maintain their property. All of these potential benefits will also ensure increased property values. Learn more:

Faubourg Delassize Community Garden

The Faubourg Delassize Community Garden is a joint project of Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative and the Faubourg Delassize Neighborhood Association. It is located on the corner of Dryades St and 6th St in the Central City Neighborhood. This project supports the overall goal of Jericho Road by converting vacant land into usable and productive space, creating a place for neighbors to gather.

Saratoga Street Fruit Orchard

The fruit orchard, located on Saratoga St in the Central City Neighborhood of New Orleans was created to convert an empty blighted lot into a green space providing fresh food and environmental education opportunities to the neighbors surrounding the property.


Shelter and Housing

Coinciding with the annual Carnival season parade, Mystic Krewe Of Hermes, Christ Church Cathedral throws a spaghetti dinner fundraiser benefiting Grace at the Greenlight


Aging, Health and Wellbeing

Christ Church Cathedral hosts a weekly women's only Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Ladies Live and Let Live.

Hours of operation:

Thursday, Noon

About Alcoholics Anonymous:

Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.


Community Center

In order to strengthen relationships with the people of their community, Christ Church Cathedral host meetings and events of the Faubourg Delassize, Lividaus, and Lafayette Neighborhood Associations making up the area of New Orleans known as Central City.

About Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative work with the Neighborhood Associations:

As part of its work in community revitalization, Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative worked with the residents of the "faubourgs" of Central City in organizing neighborhood association.

Faubourg Delassize:
Faubourg Livaudais:
Faubourg Lafayette:

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Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans, LA

Responding to Hurricane Ida

The Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana with Episcopal Relief & Development supported communities affected by Hurricane Ida by providing goods, food, supplies as well as providing rent assistance and utility payments.


2919 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
United States


The Very Rev. David duPlantier


Organized groups

Adult faith formation
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)/Narcotics Anonymous/Twelve Step
Bible study
Daughters of the King
Education for Ministry (EFM)
Episcopal Church Women (ECW)
Eucharistic Ministers/Visitors
Men's group
Neighborhood associations

Other community groups

Advent House (Host community groups and retreats)
Neigborhood Associations
Christian Yoga
Bodytime Bootcamp