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

Bishop's Writings

2016 Christmas Message

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Greetings friends, Christmas is a time when there's so much beauty in the air that is gentle: the ornaments that we have on our trees, the wondrous ways in which we try to encourage one another, gathering in places of comfort, eating comfort food and food that helps bring us together.

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Thanksgiving Message: Harbor to Our Neighbor

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

You and I as people of faith have a capacity in this troubled time to be expressions of the generosity of the God and to be harbor to our neighbor."

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Depending on God

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Nothing is more important than the understanding that hatred is real and can only be overcome by goodness, kindness, and forgiveness.

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Vote, Ring, Walk, and Pray

Monday, October 24, 2016

I believe we have a leadership crisis at the grassroots. A household is built by leadership, and leadership is about embracing good and turning away from that which is bad. We cannot strategically ignore simmering vitriol against others and then be shocked when it comes home to taunt us and we turn on each other.

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