Archives for June 2014

Video: Alban Pilgrimage pays tribute to Britain’s first Christian martyr

Presiding Bishop preaches, joins festival as special guest

[Episcopal News Service, St. Alban’s, England] June is festival time in St. Albans. In this ancient city in the south of England, giant puppets dramatize the final journey of third century Alban, paying tribute to Britain’s first Christian martyr and saint. Hundreds come to join in the pilgrimage, celebrated annually around June 22, the day […]

Video: Presiding Bishop preaches at Alban Pilgrimage

St. Alban Pilgrimage 21 June 2014 St. Alban’s Cathedral, England The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church Greetings from The Episcopal Church, and its 82 churches named for Alban – one in Haiti and the others in 40 of the United States. They are celebrating their patronal feasts this […]

Video: One young adult…and a Roman refugee center

This video story is being published in time for World Refugee Day, which is observed on June 20. [Episcopal News Service] In the shadow of the Colosseum, one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions, the Colle Oppio Park is home to many of Rome’s refugees. A mile north, in the crypt of the Episcopal […]

Video: Corn pollen blessing

[Episcopal News Service –Fort Defiance, Arizona] Kimball Shorty using sacred corn pollen to bless Cathlena Plummer and Leon Sampson prior to their ordination June 14 to the transitional diaconate at Good Shepherd Mission church in Fort Defiance, Arizona, in the Episcopal Church’s Navajoland Area Mission.

Video: Navajo purification ceremony

[Episcopal News Service — Fort Defiance, Arizona] Kimball Shorty purified the Good Shepherd Mission church and the people in it June 14 at the start of the ordination liturgy for transitional deacon candidates Cathlena Plummer and Leon Sampson at Good Shepherd Mission Church here. This clip shows a portion of the ritual.

Video: Cornelia Eaton preaches at Navajoland Convocation

[Episcopal News Service – Fort Defiance, Arizona]The Rev. Cornelia Eaton, canon to the ordinary for the Navajoland Area Mission, preaches June 13 during a healing Eucharist that traditionally starts the area mission’s convocations. After introducing herself in Navajo by explaining her kinship, she begins her sermon in English with the same introduction. Eaton, ordained to […]

Video: Presiding Bishop preaches at Navajoland Convocation

Ordination of two Dine leaders 14 June 2014 Good Shepherd Mission, Fort Defiance, AZ The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church In the beginning, God said, let there be, and it was created…light, sun, moon, waters above and waters below, animals, and human beings. God saw everything that had […]