Lent

Articles

April 14, 2015

By: Elizabeth Stewart Sinclair

 “… for I was hungry and you gave me food” Matthew 25:35 (NRSV)

Bounded on the west by the waters of Puget Sound and on the east by the Cascade Mountain range, the terrain of King County, Washington was shaped by glaciers that deposited fertile soil and carved lush river valleys. Warmed...

March 5, 2015

By: Susan Heath

“The advantage of knowledge is that wisdom gives life to the one who possesses it.” Ecclesiastes 7:12b (NRSV)

Study after study in this country shows that poverty limits the chances of attaining a quality education, while at the same time we know that attaining a quality education is one...

February 25, 2015

By: The Episcopal Public Policy Network

My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places. Isaiah 32:18 (NRSV)

“On a single night in January 2013, there were 610,042 people experiencing homelessness in the United States, including 215,344 people who were living in unsheltered...

February 19, 2015

Into paradise may the angels lead you, At your coming, may the martyrs receive you And lead you to the holy city, the new and eternal Jerusalem. May the choirs of angels receive you and lead you to the bosom of Abraham, And with Lazarus, once poor, may you have life everlasting.

On Ash...

February 10, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

“That cross that comes on our foreheads on Ash Wednesday is a reminder of the cross that’s put there at Baptism,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in her Lent Message 2015.

Lent is a season of Christian reflection that begins on Ash Wednesday (...

February 10, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

« Cette croix qui est faite sur notre front le mercredi des Cendres est un rappel de la croix qui y est tracée à notre baptême » nous dit Katharine Jefferts Schori, Évêque Président de l’Église épiscopale, dans son message du Carême 2015.

La vidéo du message de l’Évêque Président se...

February 10, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

"Esa cruz que hacemos en la frente el Miércoles de Ceniza es un recordatorio de la cruz que se hizo en el bautismo", dijo Obispa Presidente de la Iglesia Episcopal Katharine Jefferts Schori en su mensaje de Cuaresma 2015.

El vídeo del mensaje de la Obispa Presidente está aquí

La...

April 15, 2014

Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this, your family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, and given into the hands of sinners, and to suffer death upon the cross; who now lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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April 8, 2014

“The phrase “Holy City” is constantly used to describe the reverence for her shrines, but what it really means is that Jerusalem is the essential place on earth for the communication between God and man.” –- Simon Sebag Montefiore, Jerusalem, the Biography

Dear Fellow Advocates,

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March 25, 2014

Almighty God, kindle, we pray, in every heart the true love of peace, and guide with your wisdom those who take counsel for the nations of the earth; that in tranquility your dominion may increase, until the earth is filled with the knowledge of your love; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen...

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