Katharine Jefferts Schori

Friday, July 4, 2008 - 00:00

As I write, the GAFCON meeting has just ended and many inner workings of the Anglican Communion are looking toward the Lambeth Conference due to begin in two weeks. I have recently returned to the office from visits to the Niobrara Convocation in...

Sunday, June 29, 2008 - 00:00

[Vamos a platicar sobre la geografía espiritual. La geografía exterior o física, influye a nuestro entendimiento de la relaciones entre Dios y nosotros.]I had a very interesting conversation a couple of nights ago about spiritual geography....

Sunday, June 15, 2008 - 00:00

It is a great joy to be with you.I was in Taiwan last week for a meeting of the Asiamerican Ministry. I spent Tuesday night in Taipei, visiting Bishop David Lai. In one of our conversations I asked him how things were going in the diocese. He...

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 - 00:00

Who(se) are you? Why are you here? What are you doing about it? That's a shorthand way of thinking about our identity and vocation as Christians. It's also a way of leading us as individuals and Christian communities into thinking about our mission...

Monday, June 9, 2008 - 00:00

We’re celebrating the feast of Columba today. Now I don’t imagine that he’s exactly a household name in Asian communities. He was a Celt, an Irish monk, who lived in the 6th century. He’s remembered as a saint because he sailed across the...

Sunday, June 8, 2008 - 00:00

When Jesus calls Matthew the tax collector to come and follow, his new disciple gets an earful of advice and a string of remarkable examples. Jesus initiates and responds to a series of startling encounters, beginning with the tax collector...

Sunday, June 1, 2008 - 00:00

Last Sunday Dick and I went to a church we hadn’t been to before. At the coffee hour afterward we spoke with a woman and her son, and heard some of their story. She has been a member of this congregation for some time, but the boy is a newer...

Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 00:00

On Memorial Day Dick and I went across the East River and ate lunch under the Brooklyn Bridge. There was great celebration all weekend for the 125th anniversary of that pioneering bridge. When it was built in 1883, it was the largest suspension...

Tuesday, May 6, 2008 - 00:00

Note to readers: During recent visits in dioceses around the Church, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has offered reflections on spending Holy Week in the Holy Land. This focus is central in the sermon that the Presiding Bishop preached...

Friday, April 18, 2008 - 00:00

I have had the remarkable privilege to visit several Episcopal schools and institutions of theological education in the last year. Several of them are involved in growing their own food, at vastly differing scales. The Ecumenical Seminary at...

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