Frank Tracy Griswold III

The 25th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

Frank T. Griswold

Meditation July 11, 2000

July 11, 2000

Obsculta, listen: so begins the rule of St. Benedict who is considered the father of Western monasticism, and whose memory we call to mind today. “Listen … with the ear […]

Meditation July 8, 2000

July 8, 2000

“Do not fear, do not be afraid, there is no fear in love but perfect love casts out fear, we love because God first loved us.” The Cistercian writer Guillaume […]

Meditation July 7, 2000

July 7, 2000

"There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set us free from the […]

Meditation July 5, 2000

July 5, 2000

“The spirit of the Lord God is upon me,” says the prophet, “he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed…to proclaim the year – not just any […]

Orientation of Bishops and Deputies

July 4, 2000

I'd like to add my welcome to that of Mrs. Chinnis and Rosemari Sullivan and thank you for your willingness to be part of this great deliberative body we call […]

Being “Members One of Another” – The Practical Implications

May 1, 2000

Globalization was a recurring concern at the recent meeting of Primates of the Anglican Communion. One after another our Anglican brothers spoke of the hardships of globalization perpetrated upon the […]

The Presiding Bishop’s Easter 2000 Message

April 23, 2000

"Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down Death by death, and upon those in the tomb bestowing life." (Orthodox Easter Liturgy) Easter is not simply a recurring feast day […]

Praying as we Believe – and Living as we Pray

April 1, 2000

One of the great joys of serving as your Presiding Bishop is being with members of our household in a wide variety of contexts, and to be privy to what […]

The Ministry of Making Connections

March 1, 2000

One of the privileges I have serving as your Presiding Bishop and Primate is to be a minister of connection. I see my role as bringing together different pieces of […]

Ordinations in Singapore

January 30, 2000

For all bishops of the Episcopal Church Dear brothers and sisters: I have just learned this morning, as perhaps you have as well, that on Saturday in Singapore two primates […]

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