Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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Bishop's Writings

Intentional Acts of Kindness

Thursday, July 14, 2016

July 14, 2016

Dear saints,

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A caste system developing in the United States

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The following is an expanded version of an essay that ran in Rochester's Democrat & Chronicle on June 18, 2016.

Dear friends and neighbors,

I write this with a heavy heart that has been intensifying in its heaviness with the ever-increasing number of violent shootings in our cities and neighborhoods over the past few years. Rampage shootings have become frequent. Too many people of color are being killed in our streets. We have forgotten that we are beloved children of God and are becoming self- and other-destructive!

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From Bishop Singh: Trustees' Decision to Sell 935 East Avenue, Rochester

Thursday, June 2, 2016

I’m writing to update you on ongoing discernments related to Diocesan House, our administrative offices and chapel located at 935 East Avenue. For 15 months, the Building & Property Committee of Trustees, district representatives, treasurer and staff have been discussing potential alternative uses for Diocesan House, including options to sell and reimagine our offices in a new way. Thus far, the topic of Diocesan House use has been discussed at no fewer than 14 meetings; we are blessed with leadership who have engaged this issue as a serious matter involving the stewardship of our real, financial, human, and spiritual resources.

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On Climate, Farmworkers & New Americans

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Dear Friends,

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