Archives for August 2017

Complete Hurricane Harvey coverage from Episcopal News Service

Summering Episcopalians love their seasonal chapels

By the sea, the lake or the mountains, the churches are a quiet tradition

[Episcopal News Service] They have clergy every Sunday, but few have a priest to call their own. Most are only open for a few weeks, but some meet every Sunday of the year. Most Episcopalians have never set foot in one, but for those who have worshipped in them for years, they are imprinted on […]

RIP: Richard Sui On Chang, fourth bishop of Hawaii

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. Richard Sui On Chang, the fourth bishop of the Diocese of Hawaii, died Aug. 30 after a short illness. Chang served from 1997 to 2006 when he was succeeded by Robert L. Fitzpatrick, who had been his canon to the ordinary. He was the first Episcopal Church bishop of […]

Le Primat Michael Curry sur le sujet de l’ouragan Harvey

« Nos frères et sœurs du Texas et de Louisiane ont besoin de notre aide »

[Bureau des Relations publiques de l’Église épiscopale] Il y a fort longtemps le prophète Malachie nous a enseigné que nous sommes tous des enfants de Dieu en vertu de notre création par le même Dieu. « N’avons-nous pas tous un seul père ? Un seul Dieu ne nous a-t-il pas créés ? », demandait-il (2 :10). Jésus nous a enseigné la […]

With Harvey still drenching the South, Episcopalians minister to neighbors

From Coastal Bend of Texas to Florida, flooding rains wreak havoc

[Episcopal News Service] Robert Jordan, senior warden of Trinity Episcopal Church in Baytown, Texas, says it was just something that had to be done: going out onto the Houston floodwaters in his 18-foot aluminum boat to discover people who needed rescuing. So far, he has found about 30 folks. Some he rescued from their garages; […]

An ecclesiastical mystery with Civil War roots opens a new chapter

North Carolinian finds lost Virginia communion set in yard sale donations

[Episcopal News Service] A mid-1800s communion service that once was lost has now been found and returned home to Christ Church in Millwood, Virginia, but the story of its 162-year absence remains a mystery. The latest chapter opens in late spring of this year in New Bern, North Carolina, when Cheryl Lawrence was sorting through […]

Anglicans in Perth elect Kay Goldsworthy as their new archbishop

[Anglican Diocese of Perth] The Rt. Rev. Kay Goldsworthy, bishop of Gippsland, has been elected archbishop of Perth after an extensive eight-month selection process and has the honour of being the first woman elected in Australia to the role of archbishop. The Archbishop Election Committee of 10 lay people and 10 priests considered candidates from […]

El Obispo Presidente Michael Curry sobre el Huracán Harvey

Nuestros hermanos y hermanas de Texas y Luisiana necesitan nuestra ayuda.

Un video del Obispo Presidente está aquí [El 29 de agosto, 2017] Del Obispo Presidente Michael Curry: Hace mucho tiempo el profeta Malaquías enseñó que todos somos hijos de Dios en virtud de haber sido creados por el mismo Dios. “¿No tenemos todos un solo padre?, ¿no nos creó un mismo Dios?”, preguntó (2:10). Jesús […]

New podcast explores Episcopal liturgy and music

[St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, St. Louis] A priest and an organist have launched a podcast exploring liturgy and music from an Episcopal perspective called All Things Rite & Musical. You can listen to the podcast at and through iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play. Podcast episodes are also available for download. Since its August 1 premiere, All […]

Mientras Harvey sigue inundando el Sur, los episcopales ministran a sus prójimos

Desde el arco litoral de Texas hasta Florida, las lluvias torrenciales provocan destrucción y caos

[Episcopal News Service] Robert Jordan, guardián mayor de la iglesia episcopal de La Trinidad [Trinity Episcopal Church] en Baywater, Texas, dice que no era más que algo que tenía que hacerse: ir a las inundaciones de Houston en su lancha de aluminio de 18 pies de eslora para encontrar a personas que había que rescatar. Hasta […]