Archives for July 2015

Comienzan el despeje del terreno en la catedral de la Santa Trinidad en Haití

[Episcopal News Service] El 20 de julio, más de cinco y medio años después de que un catastrófico terremoto destruyera la catedral de la Santa Trinidad en Puerto Príncipe [Haití], un grupo de obreros empezó a despejar el sitio, segmentando el área de trabajo, removiendo ladrillos, baldosas de terracota, secciones de las paredes de la […]

Russell Kendrick consecrated bishop of the Central Gulf Coast

[Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast press release] The Rt. Rev. J. Russell Kendrick was ordained and consecrated as the fourth bishop of the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, at the Mobile Civic Center Expo Hall. More than 1,500 people attended the festive consecration service, and more than 3,500 […]

The Holy Eucharist with the Installation of Bishop Michael Bruce Curry as the Presiding Bishop

Nov. 1 at Washington National Cathedral, live webcast

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Holy Eucharist with the Installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, Bishop Michael Bruce Curry, will occur on Sunday, November 1 at noon Eastern at Washington National Cathedral. The Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was elected […]

Site cleaning begins at Haiti’s Holy Trinity Cathedral

[Episcopal News Service] More than five and a half years after a catastrophic earthquake destroyed Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, on July 20 workers began cleaning the site, sectioning off the work area, removing bricks, terracotta tiles, sections of the cathedral’s walls and other remnants that eventually will be incorporated into the construction of a […]

La Diócesis de la República Dominicana elige a Moisés Quezada Mota obispo coadjutor

[Episcopal News Service] El Rdo. Moisés Quezada Mota ha sido electo obispo coadjutor de la Diócesis Episcopal de la República Dominicana, pendiente ahora del debido consentimiento de una mayoría de obispos con jurisdicción y de comités permanentes diocesanos de la Iglesia episcopal. Quezada, de 58 años y rector de las misiones de Jesús Nazareno y […]

14 Jubilee Ministry grants awarded for programs of mission and ministry work

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Samuel McDonald, Deputy Operating Officer and Director of Mission for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, has announced 14 recipients of The Episcopal Church Jubilee Grants totaling $52,048 to support mission and ministry in 11 dioceses and one Anglican Communion partner. Jubilee Ministries are congregations or agencies with […]

Diocese of the Dominican Republic elects Moisés Quezada Mota bishop coadjutor

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Moisés Quezada Mota has been elected as bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of the Episcopal Church. Quezada, 58, rector of Jesus Nazareno and Good Samaritan mission churches in San Francisco de […]

Good Friday Offering celebrates generous support for Middle East ministries

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s annual Good Friday Offering appeal, which gathers and distributes funds in support of ministries throughout the Anglican Communion’s Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East, is celebrating its most generous collection in 10 years. Funds collected from the 2014 Good Friday Offering and available for distribution this year totaled […]

Presiding Bishop preaches at Christ Church Cathedral, Mobile, Alabama

Thomas à Kempis Christ Church Cathedral, Mobile, AL Diocesan clergy gathering 25 July 2015 The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church Thomas à Kempis was born in 1380 to a blacksmith and a school teacher. His name was originally Thomas Hemerken, which means “little hammer,” probably a reference to […]

10 years building in Nicaragua

[St. John’s Episcopal Church] For the 10th consecutive year, St. John’s Episcopal Church in Larchmont, New York partnered with Bridges to Community (a non-profit community development organization based in Ossining, New York), to travel to Nicaragua on a building and cultural exchange trip. In the last decade, nearly 100 parishioners and friends have worked side […]