Diocese of Mississippi

Diocese of Mississippi

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April 5, 2017

[Diocese of Mississippi] The Rt. Rev. Alfred Clark “Chip” Marble Jr. died March 29 at his home in Greensboro, North Carolina, with family members at his bedside.

Marble had been in declining health for some time. He was 81 years old.

Marble was consecrated as the eighth bishop of...

July 15, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi] “Mississippi has lost one of its great leaders with the death of Duncan M. Gray Jr.,” said the Rt. Rev. Brian R. Seage, bishop of Mississippi.

The Rt. Rev. Duncan Montgomery Gray Jr. was the seventh bishop of Mississippi, and died at his home in Jackson...

June 14, 2016

Presiding Bishop Curry in Vicksburg, Mississippi, to honor and commemorate James Chaney and the Martyrs of Philadelphia. Photo: Jeanie Munn

[Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry attended a historic event for the Diocese of Mississippi that was brought into...

August 26, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Gulfport, Mississippi] Ten years after Hurricane Katrina wiped the building that housed St. Mark’s Episcopal Church from its seaside location, the parish’s retired rector and its current priest-in-charge reflect on the storm and its aftermath for the...

September 28, 2014

The Rt. Rev. Brian Seage and his family, the Rev. Kyle Seage, and daughters, Katie and Betsy, are greeted by members of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi and visitors from throughout the church after Seage’s ordination-consecration. Photo: Jim Carrington

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August 25, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Office of Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has notified the Diocese of Mississippi that Bishop-Elect Coadjutor Brian R. Seage has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process...

May 4, 2014

The Very Rev. Brian Seage and his wife, the Rev. Kyle Seage. Photo: Jim Carrington

[Episcopal News Service] The Very Rev. Brian R. Seage was elected on May 3 as bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi, pending the required consents from a...

March 3, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi] The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Mississippi announced its slate of nominees for election as bishop coadjutor to become the 10th bishop of the Diocese of Mississippi. The announcement was made on Saturday, March 1.

The nominees are:

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November 21, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Mississippi Bishop Duncan Gray III made the following remarks to the end of the Nov. 15-16 “Fifty Years Later: The State of Racism in America,” held at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Jackson, Mississippi.

Fifty...

November 18, 2013

[Episcopal News Service – Jackson, Mississippi] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori says reconciliation work in the diocese and state of Mississippi can teach other communities about confronting divisive issues. Jefferts Schori spoke during a Nov. 15 news conference...

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