Archives for February 2016

Moisés Quezada Mota installed as bishop coadjutor for Dominican Republic

[Diocese of the Dominican Republic] The Rt. Rev. Moisés Quezada Mota was ordained and consecrated bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic on Feb. 13, at the closing Eucharist of the 58th annual diocesan convention in Santo Domingo. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry presided over the service held in the volleyball stadium at […]

Nominees accepted for Episcopal Church Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Nominees are being accepted for the Episcopal Church Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries. Based in Washington D.C., the Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries is a member of the staff of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry. The profile, filing information, and other important […]

Atlanta bishop greets immigrants, encourages the homeless on Ash Wednesday

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] Diocese of Atlanta Bishop Robert C. Wright spent Ash Wednesday greeting immigrants and encouraging people experiencing homelessness. Wright began the day welcoming new immigrants prior to a naturalization ceremony at the Georgia State Capitol. The New Americans Celebration #NAC16 also included many naturalized citizens assisted by New American Pathways, an Atlanta-based affiliate […]

Northern Indiana diocese elects Douglas E. Sparks as eighth bishop

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Douglas E. Sparks was elected Feb. 6 to serve as the eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of The Episcopal Church. Sparks, 60, is currently rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Rochester, […]

Texas: Son receives life in parents’ murders

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] In court on Feb. 2, Isaac Tiharihondi, the oldest son of the Rev. Israel Ahimbisibwe and his wife Dorcus, was sentenced to life without parole after he pleaded guilty to murdering his parents in their Houston apartment on Jan. 27, 2015. Authorities also believe Tiharihondi fatally stabbed his five-year-old brother Israel […]