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

Bishop's Writings

Time to say goodbye!

Thursday, September 16, 2021

 

Dear saints,

For everything, there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven. 

--Ecclesiastes

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Re-member; Re-focus; and Rest

Friday, September 10, 2021


Re-member;  Re-focus; and  Rest


On September 11, 2001, I was on a hill in Franklin Lakes, NJ, staring at the twin towers as smoke rose from the destruction. Eklan was less than six months old, and I had just returned from the world conference against racism and other forms of discrimination in Durban, South Africa, and we gathered as a community to stand in solidarity. 

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Bishop's Writing / Enews August 2021

Monday, August 23, 2021


Dear friends,
Greetings from India! I am visiting with family and friends while also making time for reflection, prayer, and rest. I pray that you and yours are enjoying some refreshing times with loved ones.

I join you in offering prayers for all who are affected by the devastating flash flooding in Woodhull, Jasper, Addison, and into Pennsylvania. I also join you in prayers for other parts of the country flooded from storm Henri.

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Bishop's Writing / Enews July 2021

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Dear friends,

My heart fills with gratitude as I take in the splendid verdancy around me in Naples, which is becoming home. I am okay, and so is my family. The insurance stuff is getting sorted out, and I thank you for your kindness and prayers. 

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