Ambassador Johnson’s Thanksgiving Day Remarks 2018

AMBASSADOR JOHNSON:  Happy Thanksgiving everyone. It is a blessing for the American community to come together in this beautiful cathedral.  This cathedral is a profound symbol of our incredible bond with the United Kingdom. I saw that again last week on the 60th anniversary of the American memorial chapel. For 60 years, St Paul’s has honored the ...
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St. Paul’s Thanksgiving Day Service

The annual Thanksgiving Day Service at St. Paul’s Cathedral will take place Thursday, November 22nd 2018, at from 11 am to 12 pm. For over a century, St Paul’s has had a special relationship with Americans. In 1903, J. Pierpont Morgan, the famous financier, donated the funds to bring electricity to the Cathedral.   Following World ...
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Thanksgiving: A Cornucopia of Culinary Traditions

In the autumn of 1621, almost one year after the English Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock in what is now Massachusetts, they gathered with the Wampanoag Indians for a feast celebrating the colonists’ first successful harvest. A blend of Native American and English Puritan customs, the three-day celebration combined eating with expressions of gratitude and ...
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