Archives for August 2015

Out of Deep Waters: Bishop says New Orleans ministry keeps evolving

[Episcopal News Service – New Orleans, Louisiana] It was clear to Diocese of Louisiana Bishop Morris Thompson Jr. when he began his episcopate in 2010, five years after Hurricane Katrina, that the storm had “deeply wounded” the people of the diocese. “I could be in a meeting and say ‘Tell me your experience’ and it […]

Remembering Jonathan Daniels: Complete coverage

Church of England joins worldwide prayer for care of creation

[Church of England] The Church of England’s lead Bishop for the environment, the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam is calling on congregations to join Pope Francis, Patriarch Bartholomew, members of the global Anglican Church and Christians around the world to fast and pray for the care of creation on 1st September. Bishop Nicholas said: “It will do […]

Out of Deep Waters: Retired bishops say brokenness wrought by Katrina brought grace

[Episcopal News Service – New Orleans, Louisiana] In the days after Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath devastated the dioceses they led, now retired-Mississippi Bishop Duncan Gray III and his Louisiana counterpart at that time, now retired-Bishop Charles Jenkins discuss the days immediately after the storm and reflect on its lessons 10 years later. “A church […]

Young Adult Pilgrimage to Ferguson, MO to focus on racial reconciliation and justice

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced a new initiative and partnership to encourage young adults to engage in racial reconciliation and justice at the important site of Ferguson, MO. Bishop Sauls announced that young adults 18 to 30 years old are invited […]

Video: Jonathan Daniels’ companions in Alabama recall his life, death

[Episcopal News Service – Keene, New Hampshire] Five people who worked alongside Jonathan Daniels in the struggle for civil rights in Alabama in 1965 gathered at his home parish, St. James Episcopal Church, on Aug. 22 to reminisce about the seminarian who died when he was 26 years old. Daniels died Aug. 20, 1965, in […]

Septiembre – diciembre 2015 consagraciones, elecciones y consentimientos en la Iglesia Episcopal

[Agosto 27, 2015] En los próximos cuatro meses – del 1 de septiembre al 31 de diciembre – la Iglesia Episcopal será testigo de la instalación del 27o Obispo Presidente, de la consagración de dos obispos, de la elección de un obispo, y del proceso en marcha de consentimiento de dos obispos. Obispo Presidente La […]

September – December 2015 consecrations, elections and consents in The Episcopal Church

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] In the next four months – September 1 to December 31 – The Episcopal Church will witness the installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop, the consecrations of two bishops, the election of one bishop, and the consent processes underway for two. Presiding Bishop The Holy Eucharist with the […]

Out of Deep Waters: Priests reflect on Mississippi parish’s Katrina experience

[Episcopal News Service – Gulfport, Mississippi] Ten years after Hurricane Katrina wiped the building that housed St. Mark’s Episcopal Church from its seaside location, the parish’s retired rector and its current priest-in-charge reflect on the storm and its aftermath for the 169-year-old congregation. The Rev. James “Bo” Roberts, who was St. Mark’s rector for 44 […]

Video: Friends who grew up with Jonathan Daniels reflect on his life

‘Jon lives in us every day,’ says one

[Episcopal News Service – Keene, New Hampshire] As part of a weekend commemoration of Jonathan Daniels’ martyrdom on Aug. 20, 1965, a group of his early friends gathered at his home parish, St. James Episcopal Church, on Aug. 22 to reminisce during a public panel discussion about the seminarian and civil rights worker who was […]