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


Book Study - May 20

Friday, March 26, 2021

The Racial Reconciliation, Healing, and Justice committee is inviting you to read the book Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Pulitzer Prize winning author Isabel Wilkerson, followed by a book study and discussion.

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Video - if you missed it!

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Diocesan-wide Ash Wednesday Liturgy.

Watch HERE

You can also read Rev. Nita Byrd's sermon HERE.

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Letter to City of Rochester Officials

Friday, February 5, 2021

In response to the incident last week with the Rochester police officers handcuffing and pepper spraying the 9 year-old girl, area faith leaders including those in our Diocese addressed their concerns in this letter to the City of Rochester’s Interim Police Chief Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan, Mayor Lovely A. Warren, and City Council President Loretta C. Scott.

You can read the letter HERE.

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Diocesan Check-in with Bishop Singh 2/4/21

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Regular diocesan check-in recorded on Zoom.  Here's the recording in case you missed it!

This week's check-in was facilitated by the Thriving in the COVID World Task Force.



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Friday, January 29, 2021


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Diocesan Dean Reports for Convention 89

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Diocesan Dean for Liturgy and Formation, Annual Report Fr. Billy Daniel

The role of the Diocesan Dean for Liturgy and Formation is to nurture leadership and facilitate growth in the areas of liturgical practice and spiritual formation, with particular attention to Diocesan-wide liturgies and formation for children, youth and young adults.

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