Frank Tracy Griswold III

The 25th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

Frank T. Griswold

Celebration of Full Communion

January 6, 2001

We have come together this morning as Lutheran and Anglican Christians, along with members of other households of faith, to celebrate the fact that, through baptism into the death and […]

Presiding Bishop’s Christmas Message 2000

December 25, 2000

O come thou Wisdom from on high! All is neither calm nor bright as we once again celebrate the Savior’s birth. Instead, we find ourselves in a bleak midwinter of […]

The Presiding Bishop’s Letter to the ECUSA Bishops

December 21, 2000

Just before Christmas the Presiding Bishop sent a letter to all bishops reflecting on the common life of the Episcopal Church. The Presiding Bishop’s Office has received numerous requests from […]

Bishop Epting of Iowa

December 14, 2000

I am pleased to announce the appointment of the Rt. Rev. Christopher Epting, Bishop of Iowa, to serve as Deputy for Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations for the Episcopal Church. He […]

All Saints Day, 2000

November 1, 2000

November 1st, 2000 Dear friends in Christ: I write with a heavy heart, knowing that people on all sides of the difficult questions in the Middle East are grieving as […]

A Note of Thanks to the Church

October 11, 2000

October 11th, 2000 One of the unexpected blessings of my recent cancer surgery has been the overwhelming outpouring of prayer and affection from so many people both within and beyond […]

Some Reflections on Coming Down from the Mountain

August 1, 2000

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ: I write this letter to the church now in the first weeks after the Denver General Convention. Many of us who took part […]

Meditation July 14, 2000

July 14, 2000

I must confess that I am tempted at this point to say what one of the Desert Fathers said when he was told that an important visitor had come to […]

Meditation July 13, 2000

July 13, 2000

Jesus “went up the mountain: and after he sat down his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak to them, and he taught them saying…” And what is […]

Meditation July 12, 2000

July 12, 2000

In the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatious of Loyala, who appears in our calendar at the end of this month, there is an exercise, a meditation, called the Two Standards. […]

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