Diocese of Minnesota

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March 14, 2010

He may be known as Bishop Brian Prior in the Diocese of Minnesota but to the Freeman High Scotties he's "Coach."

Prior, 50, was consecrated bishop a month ago. But he was courtside back in Yakima, Washington, March 6 to help lead the girl's varsity basketball team to their first state...

February 14, 2010

Several thousand well-wishers packed the Minneapolis Convention Center Feb. 13 mid-way into a three-day celebration of the Rt. Rev. Brian N. Prior's consecration as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Minnesota, in a ceremony rich with diversity and rife with history.

Fragrant smoldering...

January 7, 2010

Pop art is one way the Rev. Robert Two Bulls delivers a powerful message about persistent Native American stereotypes as well as painful chapters in church history.

Decades of personal encounters with non-Native people, from "the irksome offensive call-out 'Hey, Chief' to 'I really like...

October 30, 2009

The Rev. Brian Prior, vice president of the Episcopal Church's House of Deputies, was elected Oct. 31 to be the ninth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota, pending the required consents.

Prior, 50, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Spokane, Washington, won...

July 31, 2009

The Diocese of Minnesota on August 1 announced three candidates for the position of the ninth diocesan bishop: the Rev. Mariann Budde, the Rev. Bonnie Perry and the Rev. Brian Prior.

Perry is rector of All Saints' Church in Chicago, Budde is rector of St. John the Baptist Church in...

May 17, 2009

The Episcopal Church is committed to sharing "the good news of Jesus in ways people can understand and receive" within a variety of cultural contexts, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori told gatherings of Native American and Hmong Episcopalians during a May 14-17 visit to the Diocese of...

April 5, 2009

If a plan to divide the Episcopal Church in Cuba (Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba) into two dioceses succeeds, the new eastern diocese will not begin its new life in isolation. It will benefit from an international Anglican partnership years in the making. St. Mark's Cathedral, Minneapolis, has...

December 18, 2008

The Venerable Dr. Irma M. Wyman, 81, will retire on December 31 as Archdeacon for the Diaconate in the Diocese of Minnesota after ten years of service. It's the conclusion of her second career. In her first she played a pivotal role in the development of the modern computer industry and helped...

October 6, 2008

Bishop Jim Jelinek of Minnesota, like other bishops, had been encouraged to "bring his diocese with him" to the Lambeth Conference last July, the decennial gathering of the world's Anglican bishops in Canterbury, England.

 

When he returned from an event that contained both the...

September 23, 2008

The stage at the 2008 annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota, scheduled for October 24-25, 2008, will be larger than usual. Choir risers will be in place, but instead of singers, they will hold hundreds of boxes of donated new and slightly-used shoes that will be brought to the...

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