Katharine Jefferts Schori

Sunday, October 5, 2008 - 00:00

In this congregation, I can probably ask how the wine grape harvest is going in the south of France or in Napa, and somebody will be able to tell us. Out of curiosity, I went looking on the internet yesterday, and discovered that in northern...

Saturday, October 4, 2008 - 00:00

The great dream of God has always been quite clear to the prophets. Isaiah's vision of delivering good news to the oppressed, liberty to the captives, and comfort the grieving is a whole-hearted and full-bodied expression of abundant life, in right...

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 00:00

How did you spend your summer vacation? I started mine by devouring several books I hadn't had time to read the rest of the year. I'm still working on a couple of others. That reality brought to mind the saying of my ninth-grade algebra teacher: "...

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 00:00

How did you spend your summer vacation? I started mine by devouring several books I hadn't had time to read the rest of the year. I'm still working on a couple of others. That reality brought to mind the saying of my ninth-grade algebra teacher: "...

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 00:00

Greetings from Episcopalians in all the other parts of this Church: in Micronesia, Taiwan, Honduras, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Haiti (our largest diocese), Dominican Republic, Virgin Islands (both US and British), Puerto Rico, and the...

Sunday, September 28, 2008 - 00:00

I’m going to talk about politics this morning. But please wait a few minutes if you have the urge to get up and walk out. I’m sure many people watched or listened to the debates Friday night, or read about them Saturday morning. The campaign...

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 00:00

I bring you greetings from members of the Episcopal Church in Micronesia, Taiwan, Honduras, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Convocation of American Churches in Europe, as well as 100...

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 00:00

The counsel of Gamaliel is frequently invoked when part of a community wants to try something new: “wait and see what happens. If it is of God it will prosper, if not, it will fail.” I am sure that someone raised it 50 years ago when this...

Sunday, September 14, 2008 - 00:00

There’s a fascinating dialogue going on in the gospel today between Jesus and the crowd, who struggle to understand who he is. Jesus tells them, walk in the light while you have the chance, believe in the light, give your hearts to it, so that...

Friday, September 12, 2008 - 00:00

I want to invite you on a road trip – a hagiographical road trip. We’ve just heard the readings for a saint. A saint is one who is on the road, which is what the early Christians called the way of following Jesus. It’s the journey all of...

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