Armed Forces and Federal Ministries
By: The Right Revd. Carl Walter Wright -The diocese of the Rio Grande is meeting again in the convention! The thought occurred to me that one thing we Americans love to do – especially the Episcopalians- is to CONVENE! We love to convene! PAST -We have a long and rich history of convening. Let me […]
By: The Right Revered Carl Walter Wright This year I bring Veterans Day Greetings to our students; to the Cathedral Community; to the dioceses of our church, and – especially in this pandemic year – to our first responders; and of course to our veterans foreign and domestic throughout the world. Greetings in the Lord! […]
By: The Right Revd. Carl Walter Wright Old School Meets New School I remember well the day I “met” Cedric Earl Mills (1903-1992): it was as if two different worlds had come together. I had driven down to his pleasant home in San Pedro from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. I sensed immediately […]
Becoming a Church for Military Members and Families By: The Rev. Janine Schenone Bishop Susan Brown Snook recently appointed The Rev. Frank Munoz, retired Navy chaplain and Priest-in-Charge at Grace Episcopal Church in Menifee, as our first military missioner—and the first known diocesan military missioner in The Episcopal Church. On Saturday, September 19, the Rev. […]
Congratulations to The Rev. Jamie Osborne (in Alabama), sworn into the USAF, Thursday, October 8th, 2020, by Chaplain Jackie Pippin, USAF via live video feed technology.
Chaplain Captain Aaron Oliver activated by the New Jersey Army National Guard to support the COVID-19 relief missions in the state
Fr. Aaron Oliver, a member of St. Peters Episcopal Church in Morristown, NJ, is also a Chaplain (CPT) in the New Jersey Army National Guard. For the past month, he has been activated as part of the COVID-19 relief mission. Soldiers and Airmen of the NJ National Guard have been mobilized to serve in Veterans […]
Bravo Zulu! Chaplain Captain Donna S. Mote, and a job-well-done!
Statement from Bishop Wright Dear Episcopal Chaplains: I write to you all today in a time of terrible national strife and anger. My purpose is to supplement the message clearly expressed by our Presiding Bishop in the aftermath of terrible unrest in Washington, DC and across our country for several nights. I trust all of […]
By: Liz Nolan Northborough – Episcopal Church of the Nativity Pastor Chad McCabe is not only committed to his church community in Northborough, but continues his ministry as a chaplain in the Massachusetts Army National Guard 101st Artillery based in Brockton. He has been called to duty amid the COVID-19 crisis and currently is serving at the […]
By: Egan Millard At 58, Captain David Thames, a senior chaplain in the U.S. Navy, has seen and done more than most people do in their entire lives. He spent six years as an armored cavalry officer in the Army before being ordained to the priesthood and serving a parish in Texas for nine years. After […]