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August 4, 2016

The Rev. Canon Kenneth J.G. Semon

[Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande] The Rev. Canon Kenneth J.G. Semon, 70, died July 28, 2016, from injuries sustained two days earlier in an 18-mile road biking accident near his home.

He was a certified skiing instructor, a Ph.D. in English...

July 15, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi] “Mississippi has lost one of its great leaders with the death of Duncan M. Gray Jr.,” said the Rt. Rev. Brian R. Seage, bishop of Mississippi.

The Rt. Rev. Duncan Montgomery Gray Jr. was the seventh bishop of Mississippi, and died at his home in Jackson...

July 11, 2016

The Rt. Rev. Edmond Lee Browning, the 24th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church (1986-1997), who was unwavering in his commitment to the vision of a more compassionate and inclusive church, died on July 11 at his home in Dee, Oregon. He was 87 years old.

In his acceptance speech...

March 17, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland] The Rev. Wes Wubbenhorst, an Episcopal priest, died March 15 after a year-long battle with lymphoma. He was 62.

Wubbenhorst died at his home in Annapolis, Maryland. He was in the care of his wife Vivienne, his mother Arvilla and many other family...

March 1, 2016

This obituary is published here.

Barbara Jeanne Hartley Schlachter died early Wednesday morning, February 17, after a battle with ovarian cancer. She was born August 10, 1945 to Jeanne Louise Sommer Hartley and Charles Beatty Hartley and grew up on the shores of Lake Erie on her...

January 20, 2016

[Nashotah House Theological Seminary] Bishop Donald James Parsons, 13th dean and president and professor of New Testament at Nashotah House Theological Seminary, died on January 4, 2016. He was 93.

He was born on March 28, 1922 ,in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Temple...

September 23, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] Influential author and lecturer Phyllis A. Tickle died Sept. 22 after being diagnosed with lung cancer earlier this year. She was 81. Tickle, of Lucy, Tennessee, was well known throughout The Episcopal Church and beyond as a writer and speaker on religion and...

August 24, 2015

The Most Rev. Samir Hana Kafity, twelfth president-bishop and primate of Jerusalem and the Middle East. Photo: Diocese of San Diego

[Episcopal Diocese of San Diego] The Most Rev. Samir Hana Kafity, twelfth president-bishop and primate of Jerusalem and the Middle East, and...

August 13, 2015

Saint Thomas Church is heartbroken by the sudden death of John Scott, Organist and Director of Music, on Wednesday, August 12.

John returned to New York on August 11 after a very successful European tour. He was not feeling well the next morning and suffered a sudden cardiac...

August 7, 2015

The Rt. Rev. Onell A. Soto, 82, who served as the Anglican bishop of Venezuela and as assistant Bishop in the Dioceses of Atlanta and Alabama, died Aug. 5.

He worked to spread the love of God through all facets of his life, whether as a journalist, a minister, a leader, a mentor...

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