Bishop J. Neil Alexander is Dean, Professor of Liturgy, and Quintard Professor of Theology, Emeritus, of the School of Theology at the University of the South at Sewanee.
From 2001 to 2012 he was Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. Prior to serving as Bishop of Atlanta, he was the Norma and Olin Mills Professor of Divinity in the School of Theology of the University of the South, the Trinity Church Professor of Liturgics and Preaching at The General Theological Seminary in New York, and has taught at Wilfrid Laurier, Yale, Drew, and Emory Universities.
He is the author of numerous publications in the fields of liturgy, sacramental theology, homiletics, and pastoral theology. The 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church appointed him to be the Custodian of the Book of Common Prayer.
Bishop Alexander will preach Palm Sunday, April 2; at the Chrism Mass at 12:10pm on Tuesday, April 4; and at the liturgies of the Triduum, April 6,7&8. He will also present two public 'talks' on Tuesday following the Chrism Mass and on Maundy Thursday. For more information visit the Cathedral's calendar online.