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

Bishop's Writings

Christmas Message from Bishop Singh

Monday, December 21, 2015

The Apostle John in his gospel has Jesus reminding us of how incredibly gifted we are when God, the eternal Word, becomes flesh in Jesus. And the Apostle John goes on to say to all who received him, he gave power to become children of God.

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On Fear & Prayer

Monday, December 14, 2015

Dear saints,

As people of faith we pray, reflect, and act when we are afraid.  Like most of you I am worried, confused, terrorized while also experiencing a certain degree of numbness around instances of gun-violence in our country and abroad.  The statistics are staggering in confirming that gun-violence has now become normal.

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Bishop Singh's Convention 84 Address: Seeing the Face of God in Each Other

Thursday, November 19, 2015

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Jesus calls us away from treating creation as disposable

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Today is the fourteenth anniversary of the US led invasion of Afghanistan. There are lessons to learn. The violence around us and within us should cause us to pause and take stock of our participation in projects of objectification. I grieve for our world where we lose sight of the dignity of human beings who are objectified enough to become dispensable. They are refugees, people who live far away, people we take for granted, migrant workers, young black men and women, the Dalits (outcastes) of our world, doctors without borders (victims of collateral damage) or ________ - fill in the blank.

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