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

Bishop's Writings

The Witnessing and Blessing of Marriage

Monday, November 26, 2018

Dear saints,

As I reflect on the core value behind this Thanksgiving, I can confidently and with wholesome gratitude lift up our Diocesan value of practicing the way of love, in all its healthiest senses, as a family! Honoring a decision of the 79thGeneral Convention of the Episcopal Church I continue to wholeheartedly authorize the trial use of the “The Witnessing and Blessing of Marriage” through the first Sunday of Advent, 2018 and beyond. We are a family in Christ and all are welcome among us.

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Episcopal General Convention 79 Austin, Texas 2018 - Reflections

Monday, July 16, 2018

Thoughts and reflections from your participation in GC79.

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General Convention 2018

Monday, July 9, 2018

I am happy to report that we are up and running as your eyes, hands, feet, heart and mind in Austin, Texas, proud to represent you as Deputies and Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester.

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Dear saints,

Greetings of Pentecost, a season fertile with the life-giving infusion of the empowering Spirit of the living God! We think of our Muslim sisters and brothers who enter the season of Ramadan.

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