Diocese of Rio Grande

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November 6, 2018

Thirty bishops participated in the ordination of Rio Grande Bishop Michael Buerkel Hunn on Nov. 3 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Photo: Jim Frost

[Diocese of the Rio Grande] It was the consecration of a bishop reflecting the Southwest watched by thousands around...

September 13, 2018

El obispo presidente y primado Michael B. Curry y el registrador de la Convención General, Rdo. canónigo Michael Barlowe, han notificado a la Diócesis Episcopal de Río Grande que el obispo electo Michael Buerkel Hunn ha obtenido la aprobación de la mayoría en el proceso de consentimiento...

May 7, 2018

The Rev. Paul Moore presides at Holy Eucharist in the middle of the Rio Grande River on May 11, 2017, in Lajitas, Texas, at the Voices From Both Sides event. Moore was joined by the Rev. Sarah Guck. Photo courtesy of Paul Moore

[Episcopal News Service] When the...

May 6, 2018

The Rev. Michael Buerkel Hunn

[Episcopal News Service]  The Rev. Michael Buerkel Hunn, canon to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry for ministry within the Episcopal Church, was elected May 5 to become the next bishop of the Diocese of the Rio Grande at the Cathedral...

March 18, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande announced March 19 a slate of three candidates for bishop.

“The people of our diocese have prayed diligently and faithfully for God to send us good candidates,” Kathleen Pittman, president of the...

December 20, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland] The Rev. Dan Webster, canon for evangelism and media in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, has been named interim dean at St. John’s Cathedral, Albuquerque. The announcement was made Thursday (Dec. 21) by Charles Hawkins, senior warden, on behalf of the cathedral...

January 9, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande press release] Bishop Michael L. Vono of the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande has announced his plans to retire in the late fall of 2018.

Vono formally notified Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on Jan. 3, seeking approval of his resignation as bishop...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande] I am happy to share a few reflections with you concerning the recent press release following the meeting of the Anglican Communion’s Primates. Mind you even having read all the major news releases this morning I am aware that the primary source document –...

July 10, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande] Bishop Terence Kelshaw of Albuquerque, New Mexico died in his sleep at home on July 5. He was 78.

He is survived by his wife, Hazel, and their four children: Julian, Joanne, Rachel and Michael, and their spouses, & nine grandchildren....

July 8, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande] The Rev. Melvin Walker La Follette was born in Evansville, Indiana, in on September 7, 1930. He lived all of his childhood in Ridgeville, Indiana. His father, Melvin Lester La Follette, was an electrician for the local telephone company who lost his job...

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