Armed Forces and Federal Ministries

Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 20:00

Today, the United States is the only super-power on the face of the earth. With such power comes the ability to wage war unilaterally using our own country’s set of presuppositions and or priorities. Yet the United States is a country, that...

Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 20:00

The following paper was delivered to the Clericus of the Diocese of Vermont Randolph, Vermont, November 19, 2002 by Bishop George Packard Before beginning, and for the record, let me list the generally agreed upon basics of  Just War. A Just War...

Tuesday, April 8, 2003 - 20:00

(ENS) For the most part, military chaplains come from congregations that receive the news that their priest is being mobilized and potentially deployed "suddenly," explains Bishop George Packard, the Episcopal Church's suffragan for chaplains. "It...

Tuesday, April 8, 2003 - 20:00

(ENS) Two weeks before the first air strikes were launched on Baghdad, Bishop George Packard, suffragan in charge of the Episcopal Church's chaplaincies, reminded a gathering at the Episcopal Church Center that "when America goes to war, the...

Thursday, November 19, 1998 - 00:00

Building on a close relationship built over the years, Bishop Charles Keyser, suffragan bishop for the Armed Forces, welcomed a delegation from the Russian Orthodox Church for an October tour of military installations and prison chaplaincies in the...

Recently Bishop Packard attended the annual Awards Lunch for VA Chaplains, where our own Chaplain Bill Mahedy received the Chaplain of the Year award in the full-time category.  The luncheon speaker was Dr. Thomas L. Garthwaite, Under Secretary for...

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