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Presiding Bishop visits Northern Haiti

Presiding Bishop visits Northern Haiti

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori recently became the first ever primate to visit northern Haiti.

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“It is a very significant visit for us,” said the Rt. Rev. Ogé Beauvoir, bishop suffragan of theDiocese of Haiti, during a Dec. 15 interview with Episcopal News Service at the diocesan office in Pétionville, a suburb of Port-au-Prince.

Each Sunday Episcopalians in northern Haiti pray for the presiding bishop, said Beauvoir, who has lived in Cap-Haitien since becoming suffragan bishop in 2012, but with the exception of very few, they’ve never met her. As worshipers were boarding buses following the Dec. 14 Eucharist, they told Beauvoir, “’please express our thanks and love to our presiding bishop, tell her that we love her,’” he said.

Here is the Presiding Bishop’s sermon:

 

Posted by Andrew Gerns.

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