Archives for March 2012

Live webcasts of Holy Week services from National Cathedral

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Episcopal Church Office of Communication is partnering with Washington National Cathedral to provide live webcasts of worship services on Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, and Good Friday, as well as the Great Easter Vigil on Saturday and Easter Service on Sunday morning. All will be available at no fee […]

‘Back door’ leads to vocation in liturgical design, priesthood

[Episcopal News Service] This is one of a series of articles ENS is publishing during Women’s History Month. As a liturgical designer and builder of churches, the Rev. Canon Cindy Evans Voorhees knows the ins and outs of entrances and exits, apses and naves. But in her vocation, it’s the back door she’s found particularly […]

Presiding bishop’s Easter message: ‘Give thanks for Easter’

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “Give thanks for Easter,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori says in her Easter 2012 message. “Give thanks for resurrection. Give thanks for the presence of God incarnate in our midst.” The presiding bishop’s message on video is here. She also noted, “In this Easter season I would […]

Participación, no desinversión

Insta la obispa primada al abordar el proceso de paz en el Oriente Medio

[The Episcopal News – Diócesis de Los Ángeles] La obispa primada, Katharine Jefferts Schori, instó a los episcopales a “invertir en el legítimo desarrollo de Cisjordania y Gaza” en lugar de concentrarse en desinvertir o boicotear a Israel, durante un almuerzo de “Pacificadores del Oriente Medio” que tuvo lugar el 25 de marzo en Los […]

New York bishops speak on OWS, Trayvon Martin & Stop and Frisk

[Diocese of New York] The Rt. Rev. Mark S. Sisk, Bishop of New York, Bishop Coadjutor the Rt. Rev. Andrew M.L. Dietsche and Assistant Bishop the Rt. Rev. Andrew D. Smith issued the following joint statement today: At the six month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, we repeat our support for the principles […]

Intersection of poverty, environment focus of April 21 live webcast

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Intersection of Poverty and the Environment on April 21 in a live webcast beginning at 10 am Mountain (9 am Pacific, 11 Central, noon Eastern). The program will be available at no charge on the Episcopal Church website www.episcopalchurch.org Viewers will be able to submit questions to the […]

Grace at the garbage dump

[Episcopal News Service] My friend Fumanekile lived in Itipini, a shantytown community built on a garbage dump outside a small town in South Africa. I had been working in a community center in Itipini for three months as a Young Adult Service Corps missionary of the Episcopal Church. He had AIDS and tuberculosis and came […]

Anglicans publish manifesto to fight for environmental justice

[Anglican Communion News Service] Believing that “creation is in crisis” the Anglican Communion’s Environment Network (ACEN) has published a manifesto committing its members to taking concrete steps in support of Anglican efforts to achieve environmental justice. At its meeting in Lima, Peru, Provincial representatives from 15 different countries reported accelerating impacts from human-induced climate change […]

CANADA: Indaba process leads to deeper understanding

[Diocese of Toronto] Anglicans from the Diocese of Toronto who participated in the Anglican Communion’s one-year indaba process believe it can have a transforming effect upon the church if it is used more broadly. The indaba process, established by the Anglican Communion office as a pilot project, invited four groups of dioceses from around the […]

NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund doubles all donations through May 25

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Beginning in Lent and continuing through May 25, donors have the opportunity to make their dollars go even further toward fighting malaria in Africa. During this period, any donation made to the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $430,000, thanks to a group of generous Episcopal Relief & […]