Frank T. Griswold

Frank Tracy Griswold served as the 25th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church from 1998-2006.

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March 31, 2005

For me, over these years as a priest and now a bishop, the Great Vigil of Easter has been the most powerful and engaging event of the liturgical year. The dramatic interplay of darkness and light – the darkened church, the new fire, the lighting of the paschal candle, have provided a visual and...

February 28, 2005

Some years ago, I visited a newly consecrated Greek Orthodox church and was given a tour by the priest. We stopped in front of a large mosaic depicting the risen Christ standing on the battered-down doors of hell.

He is extending his hands to a man and a woman, representing Adam and Eve...

February 22, 2005

 

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 country and your kindred...

January 24, 2005

Enero de 2005

Un mensaje del Obispo Primado para la Epifanía

Estimadas hermanas y hermanos:

Les escribo durante esta estación de la Epifanía durante la cual contemplamos la revelación de la gloria de Dios en el rostro de Jesucristo, quien asumió plenamente nuestra...

January 13, 2005

Message de l'Évêque président pour l'Épiphanie

 

Estimadas hermanas y hermanos:

Les escribo durante esta estación de la Epifanía durante la cual contemplamos la revelación de la gloria de Dios en el rostro de Jesucristo, quien asumió plenamente nuestra humanidad. Por lo...

January 13, 2005

Un mensaje del Obispo Primado para la Epifanía

Message de l'Évêque président pour l'Épiphanie

Dear brothers and sisters:

I am writing in the season of Epiphany during which we contemplate the revelation of God’s glory in the face of Jesus Christ who assumed our humanity...

January 8, 2005

The Most Rev. Frank T. Griswold January 8, 2005

Readings: Isaiah 44: 1-8, Psalm 92, 1 John 5:1-13, John 20:1-9

It is a great joy and privilege to preside at this celebration. I am grateful for the opportunity to acknowledge on behalf of many – Brother Paul’s Community, his...

December 31, 2004

Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold sat amidst 24 sophomores from the Basic Christianity class at St. Andrew’s Priory School for Girls in Honolulu as they peppered him with questions. Why does the Bible call homosexuality a sin? What is the view of the Episcopal Church on gay marriage and...

December 31, 2004

As we greet 2005 and hang our new calendars, many of us also adopt plans for personal self-improvement. The beginning of a new year can be a time for promises and resolutions about new ways of being and behaving. For those of us who follow Christ, the most important resolution we could make...

November 17, 2004

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 over the years. It runs, “My...

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