Frank Tracy Griswold III

The 25th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

Frank T. Griswold

The Easter Mystery

June 1, 2001

June 1st, 2001 Pentecost, which we have managed to domesticate liturgically, is a dangerous feast for us, just as it was for the disciples. They were hardly ready for Pentecost, […]

The Sudan Crisis

May 15, 2001

The Honorable George W. Bush The White House Washington, DC 20500 May 15th, 2001 Dear Mr. President: Your strong denunciation of the egregious human rights violations of Sudanese Christians and […]

On Baptism

May 1, 2001

May 1st, 2001 On January 1, 1938 I was baptized in a private ceremony in my grandmother’s house by the then Rector of All Saints Church, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. The date […]

The Timothy McVeigh Execution

April 19, 2001

April 19th, 2001 I am appalled by the events developing around the execution of Timothy McVeigh. Reports of people wanting to sell t-shirts and buttons conjure up images of executions […]

Easter Message 2001

April 15, 2001

Alleluia. Christ is Risen. The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia. As we acclaim with joy the resurrection of Jesus, let us give thanks as well that we too have been […]

Pastoral Letter from the House of Bishops 5th Sunday in Lent – April 1, 2001

April 1, 2001

The Bishops of the Episcopal Church meet twice each year for prayer, consultation, mutual support. and learning, for the good of the church and the world we are called to […]

Two Occasions: Full of Wisdom and Grace

March 23, 2001

March 23rd, 2001 Let me begin with a personal confession: I have always had what I like to think is an attitude of healthy skepticism about institutions, including the Church. […]

Meeting of the Primates: Reflections on the Meeting of the Primates

March 8, 2001

I am deeply grateful that the fruit of the primates work together this week was a Pastoral Letter and Call to Prayer, and an action plan for work together as […]

A Lenten Message

March 4, 2001

For many of us Lent is a dreary and lugubrious season to be filled with self-discipline, and self-scrutiny, only to be relieved by the alleluias of Easter. And yet, one […]

Reflecting on the Past Year: A Conversation with the Presiding Bishop

January 21, 2001

By Dan England MR. ENGLAND: I’m Dan England, Director of Communication of the Episcopal Church, and I’m here with Frank Griswold, who’s the Presiding Bishop. We’re now at the end of […]

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