Katharine Jefferts Schori

Saturday, April 12, 2008 - 00:00

Why have we called on the various parts of creation around here to teach us and show us the way? God’s image is visible and detectible in all parts of creation; God is author of all. I was deeply struck by an image in that retelling of Genesis...

Sunday, April 6, 2008 - 00:00

I was in the Holy Land during this last Holy Week. When we were there by chance we met Cindy and Craig Corrie, whose daughter Rachel was killed by a bulldozer in Gaza five years ago. She was protesting the Israeli government’s destruction of a...

Saturday, April 5, 2008 - 00:00

When I was here in California last weekend, I saw an article in a local paper about tomato farmers deciding not to plant their fields with that labor-intensive crop this year. Those farmers are desperately aware of how difficult it is to find...

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 00:00

I was in the Holy Land ten days ago, and on Holy Saturday we visited several sites in the Galilee. When we were in Nazareth, we were taken to several places that are associated with the feast we keep this day. One is the large and imposing...

Monday, March 31, 2008 - 00:00

Episcopalians have learned a great deal about the Millennium Development Goals in the last couple of years. These goals that work toward an earthly vision of the Reign of God have captured our imagination and mission efforts as a church. The goals...

Sunday, March 30, 2008 - 00:00

When I went to the airport in New York on Friday morning, I noticed a large group of Asians, all similarly dressed, and all with the same kind of luggage that looked like large soft-sided plastic boxes. I thought maybe it was a tour group from...

Sunday, March 16, 2008 - 00:00

[Episcopal News Service] Marking the annual Palm Sunday celebrations and the start of a week-long visit to the Holy Land, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached March 16 at St. George's Cathedral in Jerusalem at the invitation of...

Friday, March 7, 2008 - 00:00

The righteous and the unrighteous – how do we tell who’s who? It’s an eternal worry, isn’t it?In the conversation in Wisdom, there is at least a whiff of the victim’s complaint about the unrighteous whose aim in life is to go out and “...

Saturday, February 23, 2008 - 00:00

When was the last time you were called on to confess your faith? Some of you were lamenting the challenge of that when we talked yesterday morning. Well, today we’re celebrating the feast of a confessor. Polycarp is not exactly a household...

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 - 00:00

The Church gradually took on the discipline of Lent in solidarity with those preparing for baptism at the Easter Vigil. That preparation work has traditionally been summarized as prayer and study, fasting, and almsgiving. Today we might remember...

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