Presiding Bishop

Thursday, July 24, 2008 - 00:00

    Inasmuch as this sermon ad populum is an annual occurrence on or near the Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, I am sure that across the years there has been a thorough exploration of all that the feast and the man himself have to...

Tuesday, February 22, 2005 - 00:00

  The Most Rev. Frank T. Griswold Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church, USA Belfast Cathedral Second Sunday in Lent February 20, 2005 Readings: Genesis 12:1-4; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; John 3:1-17 The Lord said to Abram, "Go from your...

Wednesday, November 17, 2004 - 00:00

The Most Rev. Frank T. Griswold Presiding Bishop and Primate St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal Church New York, New York November 14, 2004 Readings: Malachi 3:13-4:2A,5-6; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-19 A Zen Buddhist haiku has followed me...

Sunday, January 11, 2004 - 00:00

The Most Rev. Frank T. Griswold Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church, USA The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter & Saint Paul Washington, D.C. January 11, 2004 The Baptism of Our Lord Readings: Isaiah 42; 1-9 Acts 10:34-38...

Sunday, January 12, 2003 - 00:00

Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul The Most Rev. Frank T. Griswold Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church, USA January 12, 2003 Five years ago, on the morning of January 10, 1998, I stood in this pulpit. It was a Saturday, and...

Tuesday, October 29, 2002 - 00:00

"Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold."€ At the conclusion of a recent meeting of the House of Bishops in Cleveland, Ohio, these haunting words from W. B. Yeats'€™s poem The Second Coming came vividly to mind, not because they were true but...

Wednesday, September 18, 2002 - 00:00

Near the end of World War II a German Jesuit, Father Alfred Delp, was imprisoned for envisioning a new social order for Germany. His vision was grounded in the principles of the gospel and therefore was a repudiation of the myths and fictions of...

Friday, September 6, 2002 - 00:00

For more than a year I have sought to resolve the impasse between the Bishop and Standing Committee of the Diocese of Pennsylvania and the rector and vestry of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Rosemont. Although I have no canonical authority in...

Monday, October 1, 2001 - 00:00

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ: After 20 years of living with HIV/AIDS, we as members of the Body of Christ continue to face the challenge of this life-destroying disease in our congregations, our communities, and the world. Estimates...

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 - 00:00

Thank you for the many expressions we are receiving of support and concern. We are safe and exceedingly mindful of the tragedy that is happening in another part of New York and also in Washington. The Church Center community has gathered to...

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