Diocese of the Dominican Republic

Diocese of the Dominican Republic

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February 29, 2008

One hundred Episcopal Church leaders from the Caribbean island of Hispaniola gathered February 25-29 for a mission dialogue conference to identify and build on common areas of mission and ministry.

Led by bishops Julio Holguin of the Dominican Republic and Jean Zaché Duracin of Haiti,...

December 5, 2007

Members of the Standing Commission on Lifelong Christian Education and Formation, the PEALL (Proclaiming Education for All) task force and the Province IX Curriculum Writers Group received a warm welcome from Dominican Republic Bishop Julio Cesar Holguin as they gathered for an impromptu...

November 1, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic is requesting emergency assistance after Tropical Storm Noel, the 14th named storm of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season, displaced thousands of people and claimed at least 73 lives in the country due to flooding and mudslides caused by heavy...

October 19, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic, led by Bishop Julio Cesar Holguin, will continue its 110th anniversary observance with an October 21 celebration of the Eucharist.

The festive Sunday service is expected to begin at 10 a.m. at Coliseo Carlos Cruz on Avenido Tiradentes...

May 18, 2007

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) will provide emergency assistance to the people of Dajabón in the Dominican Republic after a tornado swept through the city.

On May 8, Dajabón was struck by a violent tornado that partially damaged or destroyed 255 homes. The tornado also tore...

April 11, 2007

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) is supporting people in the Dominican Republic affected by flooding that began on Sunday, March 26.

In the northern provinces of the Cibao region, the heavy rainfall and flooding left at least three people dead and 4,000 people displaced from...

July 1, 2004

Haitians and their neighbors in the Dominican Republic continue to contend with the aftermath of torrential rains and floods in early June in which 3,000 people were reported dead or missing.

Several areas remained inaccessible, except by helicopter or by foot, leaving thousands without...

September 30, 2003

Children in the Dominican Republic have very little oral disease compared to children in the United States.

"I've been amazed, whenever I come here, how little periodontal disease the children have," said Richard Westermeier, a retired Angola dentist. Asked why that is, he replied, "...

March 12, 2003

The Episcopal Church of the Dominican Republic is urging civic, business and church leaders to draft a National Plan to Defend Family Values in an effort to confront the violence, crime, corruption and other problems that rack the nation. Last year more than 120 women died as a result of...

February 7, 2003

During a pastoral visit to the Diocese of the Dominican Republic, La Iglesia Episcopal Dominicana, Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold encountered a church that is vital and growing--despite a difficult political and economic climate.

Following the January 27-31 Executive Council meeting...

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