The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade

Denomination: The Episcopal Church (TEC)
Organization: St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Washington, DC

The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade is the interim dean of the Washington National Cathedral, and former rector of St. Alban's Episcopal Church on the grounds of the National Cathedral, Washington, DC.

He is a graduate of The Citadel and the Virginia Theological Seminary and has served as an Episcopal priest since 1966. After serving congregations in his native West Virginia for seventeen years, he was called as Rector of St. Alban's congregation since 1983.

His sermons have been published in a variety of anthologies. His meditations as Chaplain to the House of Deputies at the 2000 General Convention of the Episcopal Church were published by Forward Movement Press and recorded by The Episcopal Media Center under the title Jubilee People, Jubilee Lives. He is also the author of Rites of Our Passage, a collection of sermons. A book on tape and CD by Dr. Wade titled The Art of Being Together: Common Sense About Life Long Relationships was produced by the Episcopal Media Center. He is active on a variety of community and church boards. For several years he  co-led a course for the Alban Institute titled "For New Pastors of Large Congregations".

He has been married to the former Mary Jane Criss since 1963. They have two children and two grandchildren.

Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade

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Tradition and Spirit

Friday October 24, 2008
The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade was formerly the rector of St. Alban's Episcopal Church on the grounds of the National Cathedral in Washington, DC and a member of the board of trustees for DAY 1.

Against Giving

Friday October 24, 2008
The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade was formerly the rector of St. Alban's Episcopal Church on the grounds of the National Cathedral in Washington, DC and a member of the board of trustees for DAY 1.

Marriage and Divorce

Friday October 24, 2008
The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade was formerly the rector of St. Alban's Episcopal Church on the grounds of the National Cathedral in Washington, DC and a member of the board of trustees for DAY 1.

What Matters to God

Friday October 24, 2008
The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade was formerly the rector of St. Alban's Episcopal Church on the grounds of the National Cathedral in Washington, DC and a member of the board of trustees for DAY 1.

Be Subject to One Another

Friday October 24, 2008

Gifts

Friday October 24, 2008

Whose Life Is It?

Friday October 24, 2008

Something of God

Friday October 24, 2008

Articles by The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade

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Chris Yaw Interviews Frank Wade on Leading the "Nation's Church"

Friday October 24, 2008
In this ChurchNext video interview, Chris Yaw talks with the Dr. Frank Wade, interim dean of the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, about leadership in the church today.

Television by The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade

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Marriage and Divorce - The Rev. Dr. Frank Wade on Day1 Sermon Reflections

Friday October 24, 2008
The Rev. Dr Frank Wade is our Guest Preacher. Bill Turpie and the Day1 Reflection Team discuss the issues surrounding divorce.

Marriage and Divorce (Part 2) - The Rev. Dr. Frank Wade on Day1 Sermon Reflections

Friday October 24, 2008
Dr Frank Wade is our Guest Preacher. Continuing the conversation with the Day1 Reflection Team on the issues of divorce, with host Bill Turpie.