Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Joy in Christ, as a way of life

Bishop's Writings

A saint is someone the light shines through

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Dear saints,

Greetings in Christ, our eternal hope! Thank you for a memorable first convention with you. The loveliness of gathering as a family was incredibly precious and energizing. Thank you again for the genuine warmth of your reception to us as a family.

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77th Annual Convention Sermon: We are the ones we've been waiting for

Saturday, October 25, 2008

WE ARE THE ONES WE’VE BEEN WAITIN’ FOR…. She was a single mother working as a social worker at the YWCA where she coordinated the adult literacy project. Her two boys 17 and 13 had recently moved in with her after staying with their grandmother for two years. They had been forced to move in with their grandma because their dad had walked out on them leaving them with little more than the clothes they were wearing. The house they had moved into was on a city highway.

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Q&A with Bishop Singh

Monday, September 1, 2008

Dear saints,

I am constantly amazed at the privilege of being called to be your Bishop. Since this is a period of transition for you and me, I am trying to be intentional in getting communication to you as often as possible. Here is a Q & A format that addresses a few issues before us and I thank my staff for helping me pull this communication together.

Question: Bishop, You were at Lambeth this summer: what was one of the most important outcomes from your experience?

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Youth: You are the present of the Church

Monday, September 1, 2008

Dear young saint,

Greetings as you get into the rhythm of a new school year! I hope you had a good summer with many highlights. One of the highlights of my summer was marching down the streets of London with hundreds of bishops and spouses during the Lambeth Conference, drawing the world’s attention to the Millennium Development Goals on issues of hunger, discrimination, HIV AIDS, education and the environment.

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