Katharine Jefferts Schori

Thursday, November 6, 2008 - 00:00

Did you hear Zechariah’s words? “Thus says the Lord of hosts: Old men and old women shall again sit in the streets of Jerusalem… And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in its streets.” Are the streets of your...

Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 00:00

What apparitions came to your doors on Friday night? My husband and I saw some interesting costumes on the street in New York – not children, but young men and women dressed up as rag dolls, elves, story book characters, a pirate, and some we...

Friday, October 31, 2008 - 00:00

I had just left the subway on my way back to the office in New York when a young man stopped me on the sidewalk. His name is Jesse Zink, and he turned out to be a YASC volunteer, soon to be on his way back to South Africa. YASC, Young Adult Service...

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 - 00:00

You have probably read about the Lambeth Conference and heard about it from Bishop Howard. Most of the bishops who attended went to England or elsewhere in the British Isles for a few days before Lambeth started. Each one was invited to visit a...

Sunday, October 26, 2008 - 00:00

I spent several hours on the way here stuffed in a tiny commercial airplane. The person in the next seat was so big that she didn’t fit into her own seat, but overflowed into mine. Every time she moved, I did too, whether I was ready or not....

Sunday, October 19, 2008 - 00:00

If you remember the readings from last week, after the wandering Hebrews had melted down their earrings to make a golden calf to worship, God was telling Moses that now those people were his problem. God was finished with them, and Moses was going...

Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 00:00

Greetings from Episcopalians in Micronesia, Taiwan, Honduras, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Europe, and the other 99 dioceses in the United States. They pray for you, and I hope you will pray...

Saturday, October 11, 2008 - 00:00

If you look around and talk to people you might get the idea that this is something of a reunion for members of the Canterbury House community at Oregon State University from the 1980s. Brian was a member of that community, Deacon Scott Ellsworth...

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 00:00

Now, I checked this out with a wholly unscientific poll among the younger members of the PB Office staff – and got a 50/50 recognition on the theme from Star Trek, the opening that goes like this: “Space... the Final Frontier. These are the...

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 00:00

We’re here tonight to talk about pastoring – tending the flock, herding sheep or sometimes, cats. Last week I had the opportunity to reflect at length on the role of the pastor not just in caring for the flock but in caring for the pasture....

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