Katharine Jefferts Schori

Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 00:00

Grace Church, Jamaica, NY (Long Island) 310th anniversary celebration 20 January 2013 The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church Happy Anniversary to the oldest church in this diocese, and the...

Monday, January 14, 2013 - 00:00

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “God is with us, God is here, God will always be here,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in her sermon at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-Au-Prince on January 12 noting the...

Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 00:00

Several years ago, I visited a congregation in western Kentucky, where the teen-aged boys and girls gave me a T-shirt with their motto:  Grace Church Acolytes – playing with fire since 1853.  On Christmas morning at St. George’s Cathedral I met an...

Monday, December 24, 2012 - 00:00

I bring you glad tidings of great joy!  A child is born, a prince of peace who will establish justice, here and around this earth.  He will be guide and counselor, a ruler to lead us in paths of peace, who will break down walls and make the path...

Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 00:00

I want to challenge you to find something to rejoice about today.  Even in the face of the pain around us, we are here to discover joy – today and every day.  What can you find to rejoice over?  Your new bishop?  A new job – or the end of a boring...

Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 00:00

We grieve with the many families and friends touched by this shooting in Connecticut. We mourn the loss of lives so young and innocent. We grieve that the means of death are so readily available to people who lack the present capacity to find other...

Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 00:00

  Garrison Keillor is known for saying that nobody really wants to be around a prophet, and they don’t get invited to birthday parties.  They’re just too challenging to have around in normal life.  Would you invite John the baptizer to dinner with...

Friday, December 7, 2012 - 00:00

              Be alert!  To which kids often add… “the world needs more lerts.”  The world does need more of us ready to respond to the image of God around us, to the inbreaking of God’s reign, to the neighbor in need of love in concrete forms. ...

Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 00:00

              What are the latest disasters on your mind?  And I don’t mean somebody forgetting to start the coffee.  What about Sandy, or the tornadoes in Springfield in 2011?  The aftereffects will be with you for a long time.  The cleanup and...

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 00:00

Well, what kind of reaping do you hear in these readings?  What sort of end is arriving?  The end of Dean Travis’ tenure?  The end of 60 years of faithful witness here in Austin?  The end of the term – grades and evaluations? What does harvest mean...

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