Brazil's Primate Mauricio Andrade (right) leads Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori on walking tour of Pedregal village as Episcopal priest Luis Alberto Barbosa (left), general executive secretary of Brazil's national council of churches, speaks. In background is Andrade's wife, Sandra.
Artisan-priest, Jesse Ramos, displays chalices he hand-carved to commemorate July 6-10 visit of Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori to Brazil.
Displaying commemorative altarware July 8 in Porto Alegre cathedral are Brazil's Primate Maurico Andrade and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori.
Brazil's Primate Mauricio Andrade joins children in church school lesson July 7 at Pentecost Mission in Pedregal village near Brasilia.
Eucharist in Porto Alegre, Brazil
Sharing in July 9 Eucharist at Porto Alegre Cathedral are (from left) bishops Renato Raatz of the Diocese of Pelotas, Naudal Gomes of Curitba, Orlando Santos de Oliveira of the Diocese of the South, Primate Mauricio Andrade, the Rev. Rodrigo Espiuca A. Siqueira, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, Bishop Jubal Neves of the Diocese of the Southwest, and the Rev. Cannon Juan Marquez, the Episcopal Church's partnership officer for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Mauricio Andrade and Katharine Jefferts Schori at Porto Allegre's Holy Trinity Cathedral.
Bishops gather for Eucharist in Brasilia
Gathered at July 8 Eucharist at Brasilia cathedral are (from left) bishops Saulo Barros of Amazonia, Suffragan Filadelfo Oliveira Neto of Recife, Sebastiao Armando Gameleira of Recife and Almir Dos Santos of the Missionary District of the West.
Celebrate common missino
Commemorative chalices and patens carved to celebrate common mission of two Anglican provinces: Brazil and U.S.-based Episcopal Church. Altarware is displayed at Porto Alegre cathedral July 8. Chalice and paten at left were Brazil's gift to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori; vessels at right remain in Brazil.