Frank Tracy Griswold III

The 25th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

Frank T. Griswold

Presiding Bishop’s Christmas Message 2005

December 20, 2005

Incarnation is God’s shocking insistence that flesh and blood like ours             be the medium of God’s Word. No abstraction, no lofty vision, no finely wrought dogma, no sacred tradition […]

A Theological Reflection On The Millennium Development Goals

December 1, 2005

“And I, when I am lifted up from the earth will draw all people to myself.” To Christians, these words of Jesus from the Gospel of John speak of the […]

Reflections from Asia

December 1, 2005

Having recently returned from a two-week visit to churches in Asia that was a time of discovery and a blessing, I am still in the process of sorting and sifting […]

A Word to the Church in the Season of Advent

December 1, 2005

December 2005 My dear brothers and sisters: During these hectic days leading up to Christmas we are invited to pause, reflect and prepare ourselves to receive anew the One who […]

'Thy will be done'

November 1, 2005

The recent controversy and conversation about evolution and “€œintelligent design”€ leads me to reflect on the question of God’€™s will, both with respect to the fullness and complexity of creation […]

From Hiroshima, Presiding Bishop’s recent homily at Resurrection Church

October 23, 2005

Exodus 22:21-27, I Thessalonians 2:1-8 and Matthew 22:34-46 Church of the Resurrection, Hiroshima Brothers and sisters in Christ: On behalf of my wife, Phoebe, and my fellow travelers from the […]

Presiding Bishop’s Sunday House of Bishops Sermon

September 25, 2005

My brothers and sisters in Christ, it is a great joy for me and my fellow bishops and their spouses to be here in the Diocese of Puerto Rico. We […]

Agreement not necessary

September 1, 2005

As I write these words, I still reflect upon a midsummer visit I made to Armenia and the ancient church of that land, which has borne the marks of suffering […]

A message from the Presiding Bishop

August 31, 2005

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ: I am sending this message by email to our bishops, clergy and congregations – insofar as is possible – so that it might […]

An intimacy with Scripture

July 1, 2005

Several weeks ago, I returned to St. Paul’s School in Concord, N.H., for the 50th reunion of my graduating class. It was a great joy to reconnect with those who […]

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