Archives for March 2013

Jesus is ‘always making us new’: Archbishop Justin’s Easter sermon

[Lambeth Palace — Press Release] Archbishop Justin has said in his Easter sermon that pinning hopes on individuals in politics and public life is “always a mistake”. But he said Holy Week and Easter remind us of the power of God and the fallibility of human beings – lessons which liberate us to be merciful […]


El obispo inglés Justin Welby de 57 años de edad, fue oficialmente instalado y entronizado como arzobispo de Cantórbery y líder de 80 millones de anglicanos alrededor del mundo, en una solemne ceremonia de casi tres horas celebrada el 23 de marzo en la histórica catedral de Cantórbery en la ciudad del mismo nombre en […]

Lent Madness 2013 Gold Halo winner crowned

Frances Perkins, first female cabinet secretary, defeats St. Luke

[Lent Madness – press release] While college basketball fans are in the midst of March Madness, Christians can now relax after a nail-biting finish to Lent Madness 2013. In the final match-up, former Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins worked her way past St. Luke to win the coveted Golden Halo. Throughout the season of Lent […]

Video features Church of the Apostles, Seattle

A young congregation doing things differently in Seattle

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs — Press Releas] It’s innovative.  It’s young.  It’s an Episcopal and Lutheran congregation, truly living into Called to Common Mission.  It’s the Church of the Apostles in Seattle, WA (Diocese of Olympia), and, to many, it’s the face of the future. The Church of the Apostles is featured in a new video […]

Los episcopales van a Washington para un desfile piadoso contra la violencia

El antiguo ritual del Via crucis va de la Casa Blanca al Capitolio

[Episcopal News Service – Washington, D.C.] Lluvia, nieve y temperaturas apenas por encima del punto de congelación no disuadieron a un grupo de unos 400 episcopales de recorrer las calles de la capital de la nación el 25 de marzo para transformar la representación tradicional de trayecto al Calvario y a la tumba de Jesús, […]

Canada: Pollesel election in Uruguay ratified

[Anglican Journal] The Anglican Province of the Southern Cone has reconsidered the Diocese of Uruguay’s appeal and has voted to ratify the election of Archdeacon Michael Pollesel as coadjutor bishop. The decision came 10 months after the province’s House of Bishops rejected Pollesel’s election. The Uruguayan diocesan synod had appealed the decision, but “for technical […]

Canada: ‘Dynamic partnerships’ in Cuba

[Anglican Journal] A proposal to fund an office of integrated development for the Episcopal Diocese of Cuba will be submitted for approval this April to a program review committee of Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF). The office will launch a three-year “capacity-building” project to train 25 community leaders annually, at the end of […]

Anglican Communion Standing Committee Bulletin – Day 3

[Anglican Communion Office — Press Release] The final day of the Standing Committee (March 26) began with a presentation on the Anglican Alliance – Development, Relief and Advocacy’s new status as a charitable company. The committee was told that primate of the Church of the Province of Central Africa Archbishop Albert Chama is to be […]

New DFMS staff model, new tenant announced

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs — Press Release] In the continuous pursuit to be good stewards while concurrently being responsive to the needs of the church membership at the local level, Episcopal Church Chief Operating Officer Bishop Stacy Sauls has unveiled an organizational model for the staff of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society […]

Nuevo modelo de personal de DFMS, nuevo inquilino anunciado

[27 de marzo de 2013] En la búsqueda continua de ser buenos administradores y al mismo tiempo ser sensibles a las necesidades de la membresía de la iglesia a nivel local, el director de operaciones de la Iglesia Episcopal obispo Stacy Sauls ha dado a conocer un modelo de organización para el personal de la […]