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April 1, 2006

When Katie Sherrod started to write her Women of the Passion narratives a few years ago, she thought she was preparing a simple Lenten retreat for local parish women. The result is something far more profound … and a great idea now...

March 31, 2006

A new book by Barbara Hemphill is comforting the hearts and spirits of hurricane survivors. The author, who earned a degree in pastoral care and counseling at New Orleans’ Loyola University, wrote 40 meditations, brief poems and prayers...

March 31, 2006

The year was five ninety-seven A.D. When Augustine met Ethelbert And helped him see That Christ was the real thing The biggest, baddest king Berthie got baptized – it wasn’t just a fling! From The Canterbury Rap – break it down now...

February 28, 2006

Anglicans in Jerusalem celebrated the consecration of Suheil Dawani, a 54-year-old native of Nablus, West Bank, in January. Dawani will succeed  Bishop Riah Abu El-Assal, who presided over the consecration, upon the latter’s...

January 31, 2006

Anglicans in Haiti and officials of Episcopal Relief and Development were shocked at news of the death of Edward Emmanuel Corneille, director of the diocese’s Bishop Tharp Institute of Business and Technology. Corneille was shot and killed...

January 31, 2006

Q: "What are the duties of a verger?"  The Rev. Charles Shipley III, head verger of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, responds: A: The duties of a verger are varied and depend on the needs and history of the congregation and...

January 1, 2006

Q: "Why do we pray for “your holy catholic church” and say we believe in one, holy, catholic and apostolic church when we are not Catholics? The Rev. William Gartig, a priest in the Diocese of Southern Ohio, responds: A: Many...

January 1, 2006

An Episcopal priest played by Aidan Quinn is the focus of a new TV drama series starting Jan. 1 on NBC. The Book of Daniel focuses on the Rev. Daniel Webster’s struggles with family, painkillers, church politics and Jesus, who he...

January 1, 2006

Margaret Larom, director of Anglican and Global Relations at the Episcopal Church Center, New York, was part of the center’s delegation, including Presiding Bishop Frank T.Griswold and his wife Phoebe, that traveled to Asia and met...

January 1, 2006

Of the $15 million that Episcopalians and Anglican worldwide have given to Episcopal Relief and Development since Hurricane Katrina swept across the Gulf Coast, $4.5 million will support proposals from the dioceses of Mississippi and...

December 31, 2005

A major redesign of the Episcopal Church’s website was launched on Dec. 12, culminating many months of teamwork by a half dozen web designers, half of whom are younger than 30. The extensive changes are the result of collaborations...

December 31, 2005

The Roman Catholic Church and the World Council of Churches must address issues of common concern with a united voice to meet the expectations of people in a world of uncertainties and tensions, WCC Central Committee Moderator Catholicos...

December 1, 2005

Two senior executives who accompanied Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold on his visit to Asian nations said the occasion was historically significant for the Episcopal Church. The Rev. Brian Grieves, director of Peace and Justice...

November 1, 2005

“I am the president of the Bank of America, and we are going to send you $100,000,” said the man on the other end of the phone. India Chumney, director of Communities in Schools in San Antonio, had been on the radio talking...

November 1, 2005

The Executive Council in October directed its Social Responsibility in Investments Committee to use the church’s investments to encourage positive change in the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. “Our recommendation...

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