Clergy and Staff
Cathedral Vicar

The Rev. Mercedes Busto

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Mother Busto was born in Havana, Cuba, and was ordained to the priesthood at Trinity Cathedral in May 2014. She joined Trinity Cathedral as Associate Priest in August 2016, and was named Cathedral Vicar in February 2018. Previously, she served as Assistant Rector at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Coral Gables. Before entering into ordained ministry, she worked as a lawyer for over 30 years, including serving as Chancellor for the Diocese of Southeast Florida for nine years, and presently serves as procedural Officer for Title IV in this Diocese. Mother Busto earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1978 from Florida International University, a Juris Doctor in 1981 from Columbia Law School, and a Master of Divinity in 2013 from General Theological Seminary. She is married to William Jennings and has three children and eight grandchildren.


The Rev. Doris Ingraham

Deacon Doris Ingraham presently serves as our Cathedral Deacon. Prior to her arrival at Trinity she has served in the Diocese for fifteen years and has previously ministered at St. Kevin's Church in Opa-Locka as well as Historic St. Agnes Church in Miami's historic Overtown neighborhood. Deacon Ingraham supports Trinity Cathedral's Lay Eucharistic Visitors as well as other pastoral functions. In addition to her duties as a deacon, she also serves on the Diocesan board of ECW (Episcopal Church Women). Doris and her husband Tellis live in Miami Gardens. She is the proud mother of five children, nine grandchildren and thirteen great-grand children. 


The Rev. Dr. Christopher Jones

After serving as Trinity Cathedral’s Seminarian for two years, Chris Jones was ordained as a transitional deacon in December 2018. He currently supports the Cathedral as a preacher and teacher. During the week Chris is Assistant Professor of Theology and Ethics at Barry University and Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in 2004 from Taylor University, a Master of Arts in Religion in 2006 from Yale Divinity School, a Master of Philosophy in 2010 from the University of Oxford, and a Doctor of Philosophy in 2015 from Boston College. Chris is married to Cate and has three young children.

In Residence

The Rev. Richard Benedict

In Residence

The Rev. Douglass Ray

Director of Music

Matthew Steynor

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Matthew Steynor, a native of Britain, has been at Trinity Cathedral since 2007. As Director of Music he directs and accompanies the Cathedral Choir, as well the Anglican Chorale of Southeast Florida, which he co-founded. He has played all the major instruments in the area in solo recitals, liturgies, conventions and workshops for organizations such as the Church Music Association of America and the American Guild of Organists.

He is a graduate of Cambridge University (U.K.), where he earned a Master of Arts degree and a Postgraduate Certificate of Education, and holds a Masters degree in Choral Conducting from Florida International University. At Cambridge, he held an organ scholarship at Queens’ College, where he was jointly responsible for the music in the college chapel for three years. Prior to coming to Trinity Cathedral Mr Steynor worked at Great St Mary's in Cambridge, UK, St Thomas Episcopal Parish in Coral Gables, FL and Christ Church Cathedral in Nassau, Bahamas. He was recently honored with the "Spirit of Absalom Jones Award" from the Miami Chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians.

In addition to his duties at Trinity Cathedral, he has also performed (as organist) with the New World Symphony, Seraphic Fire, the Miami Bach Society, Symphony of the Americas and the Miami Symphony Orchestra. A Fellow of the Royal College of Organists, he has performed in many US states and countries; notable venues include the New World Center, Washington National Cathedral and a solo recital at St Paul’s Cathedral in London.

He is also the Artistic Director of the Florida Singing Sons, a boychoir based in Broward County. He is the Director of Music-elect at St Alban's Episcopal Church in Washington D.C. and will finish at Trinity Cathedral in late March.

Administrative Coordinator

Erick Arellano

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Erick has been with Trinity since January of 2012, and serves as the Cathedral’s Administrative Coordinator. He has a background in both Religious Studies and Philosophy from Florida International University. A long time Miami resident, prior to joining the Cathedral, Erick was involved with the local Episcopal Church as well as with the campus ministry program at St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens. Erick has a passion for animals and every year helps to coordinate the ever-popular “Blessing of the Pets” event at Trinity. He is also in formation with an ecumenical religious community. Erick brings to the Cathedral a strong sense of organization and attention to detail, coupled with a deep knowledge and love of the church.


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