Marie Ashworth

Marie Ashworth

I was born in James Walker Memorial Hospital in Wilmington on October 17,1939. So you don’t have to count on your fingers: I am 82 years old. My home on Wrightsville Sound was directly across the street from what is now Dockside Restaurant but then was the...
Joy Blake Donat

Joy Blake Donat

I grew up in Pinehurst and spent summers at Wrightsville Beach.  It was those summers, with all the smells of the salt air, marsh and ocean that solidified my love for coastal North Carolina. I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1989 and...
Jerry West

Jerry West

A native of Erwin, NC (where Fr. Ray Hanna is currently serving as Interim) I attended UNC Chapel Hill and graduated with a major in chemistry, and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. In 1977 I moved to Philadelphia to attend Pennsylvania College of Optometry. While...
Pastoral Letter on Richard Rhoads

Pastoral Letter on Richard Rhoads

Dear St. Paul’s family, I write with sadness to tell you that our beloved organist, Richard Rhoads, has lost his battle with complications from cancer and has passed fully into eternal life. I know this news is hard to bear. It has been an honor and privilege to work...