Presiding Bishop channels Star Trek while President of the House of Deputies draws from Luke’s gospel in their opening addresses.
Day: June 24, 2015
The #PrayersOf project, spearheaded by the Society of Saint John the Evangelist, has begun and is inviting prayers of life for the first day of General Convention (Thursday, June 25). Anyone can submit prayers, through Twitter, Facebook and Instagram; it’s recommended to submit before 5:00 p.m. ET for the following day, as the prayers are […]
The New York Times and other media outlets have announced the passing of Sister Nirmala Joshi, who became head of the Missionaries of Charity in 1997, appointed six months before Mother Teresa’s death. “I never try to fill her shoes,” Sister Nirmala said in an interview in 1998. “I have to wear my own small […]
The first woman chief of the Monacan Indian nation, Sharon Bryant, an Episcopalian lay minister who had begun the journey towards priesthood, has died of cancer just after celebrating her 54th birthday. The Lynchburg News & Advance in Virginia announced her passing: A lifelong resident of Amherst County, Bryant was elected chief in 2011. During […]
May we not retreat into our own concerns without remembering that as Church we are called to engage in the world and work for justice and peace, to prophetically call for mercy and reconciliation where injustice and oppression have previously taken root.