St. John's Church, Fallbrook, Calif., in the Diocese of San Diego.
A blessing for a turtle
Jack's turtle being blessed by the Rev. Brenda Sol at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Encinitas, California. Jack took over ownership of the turtle when its elderly owner passed away.
Blessing of Zero Arellano
Saint Thomas of Canterbury, Temecula, CA: Father Robert Nagy with Zero Arellano. October 4, 2014
The Rev. Canon Brooks Mason performs the baptism, while Dean Penny Bridges and the Rev. Colin Mathewson light the candle at St. Paul's Cathedral, San Diego, 6/8/14
The Rev. Canon James Mathes
The Rev. Canon James Mathes, canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of Chicago, was elected Bishop of San Diego on November 13.
Two young members of the American Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris add their "bricks" to a growing collection that symbolizes cathedral members' contributions to the effort to rebuild the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti's Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince.
One year after the Jan. 12, 2010 Haiti earthquake, only a few tents remain on the soccer field at the Diocese of Haiti's College St. Pierre School in Port-au-Prince. During the weeks following the quake, the soccer field was home to some 3,000 quake refugees.
Street vendors line the sidewalk Jan. 10 in Port-au-Prince as Haitians try to regain a sense of normalcy, nearly a year after a magnitude-7 earthquake destroyed large parts of the capital city.
Dr. Robert Serio examines a young patient at St. Marc's School in Lilavois, Haiti during a Diocese of Alabama medical mission trip to the earthquake-ravaged country in February. Serio is back in Haiti the week of Jan. 8-15, 2011 on another diocesan medical mission trip. Photo/Dave Drachlis
The Rev. Canon Paul-Gordon Chandler, mission partner with The Episcopal Church, is an author, Episcopal priest, and interfaith advocate serving as the Rector of St. John's Church in Cairo (www.maadichurch.org/www.paulgordonchandler.com).
Children play outside Dorcas House, a foster home for children with parents in prison, in Tijuana, Mexico.
Resumption of Episcopal worship
More than 100 people from throughout the Diocese of San Diego celebrated the resumption of Episcopal worship and ministry at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Ocean Beach with a joyful "Service of Hope and Healing" Jan. 9.
Four-legged choir member
Choir member Susan Fox's dog joined the choir, complete with custom choir robe, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Encinitas, California.