Barbara Harris


February 20, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts] The world was watching on Feb. 11, 1989, when Barbara C. Harris was consecrated before a congregation of nearly 8,000 at Hynes Auditorium in Boston, thus becoming the worldwide Anglican Communion’s first female bishop.

The historic and, at the time,...

May 27, 2002

Bishop Barbara Harris of Massachusetts, the first woman to be elected a bishop in the worldwide Anglican Communion, urged graduates from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific to look the future and to become part of the 'remnant of God' who will 'be vessels of God's love, instruments of...