Katharine Jefferts Schori

Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 00:00

  Happy Anniversary, and a blessed feast of St. Andrew!  Since he started fishing some 2000 years ago, Andrew has had an abundant catch.  His name is invoked repeatedly as patron of congregations, seminaries, monastic houses, and nations.  All the...

Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 00:00

  Happy Anniversary, and a blessed feast of St. Andrew!  Since he started fishing some 2000 years ago, Andrew has had an abundant catch.  His name is invoked repeatedly as patron of congregations, seminaries, monastic houses, and nations.  All the...

Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 00:00

  I was away during the big storm two weeks ago.  I heard and read reports about the preparations, the experience, and the damage.  I was in touch with churchwide staff based in New York City and had a sense that while some had been displaced, and...

Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 00:00

These islands are frequently compared to paradise, a word that comes from Middle Eastern roots meaning “a walled garden.”  It’s one of the ancient biblical images of heaven.  That walled garden was a place of plenty – the orchard or vineyard of the...

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 00:00

  Greetings from the whole of the Episcopal Church, and congratulations on your sesquicentennial – the whole of this church rejoices with you in marking this notable anniversary!    Your bishop has asked me to reflect on where we’re going as a...

Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 00:00

Every year the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York celebrates St. Francis Day with an amazing service.  In many churches animals are blessed on that day, remembering Francis’ remarkable care for all parts of God’s creation – animals,...

Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 00:00

  Every year the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York celebrates St. Francis Day with an amazing service.  In many churches animals are blessed on that day, remembering Francis’ remarkable care for all parts of God’s creation – animals,...

Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 00:00

Every year the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York celebrates St. Francis Day with an amazing service.  In many churches animals are blessed on that day, remembering Francis’ remarkable care for all parts of God’s creation – animals,...

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 00:00

Most people who know anything about Teresa of Avila know that she was a mystic, and spent much of her life in contemplation.  Some people are aware that she was proclaimed a “doctor of the church” by the pope in 1970, the first woman to get that...

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 00:00

Most people who know anything about Teresa of Avila know that she was a mystic, and spent much of her life in contemplation.  Some people are aware that she was proclaimed a “doctor of the church” by the pope in 1970, the first woman to get that...

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