Diocese of Western New York

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December 2, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Western New York] In the aftermath of the grand jury’s decision just a week ago not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown we see how differently blacks and whites view the issues of race. How different our expectations are of...

October 19, 2014

The youth of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Orchard Park and St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Grand Island were soggy but triumphant after placing 3,825 flags in lawn of Western New York’s Diocesan Ministry Center. The skies opened up about halfway through the time it...

May 22, 2013

[Diocese of Western New York] Residents of Randolph, New York, awoke May 20 to a village-wide rash of vandalism. Buildings had been spray painted with graffiti — some malicious and some an apparent cry for help.

Across the side of Grace Episcopal Church was painted a question of...

May 22, 2013

[Diocese of Western New York] Residents of Randolph, New York, awoke May 20 to a village-wide rash of vandalism. Buildings had been spray painted with graffiti — some malicious and some an apparent cry for help.

Across the side of Grace Episcopal Church was painted a question of...

May 1, 2011

The May 1 installation and seating of the Rt. Rev. R. William Franklin at St. Paul's Cathedral in Buffalo, New York, concluded a joyous weekend of festivities that reflected the diocese's diversity and hope for the future.

On April 30, Franklin, 64, was ordained and consecrated as the...

May 1, 2011

The May 1 installation and seating of the Rt. Rev. R. William Franklin at St. Paul's Cathedral in Buffalo, New York, concluded a joyous weekend of festivities that reflected the diocese's diversity and hope for the future.

On April 30, Franklin, 64, was ordained and consecrated as the...

November 20, 2010

The Rev. R. William Franklin was elected on Saturday, Nov. 20 as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of the Episcopal Church.

Franklin, 63, senior associate priest at St....

November 20, 2010

The Rev. R. William Franklin was elected on Saturday, Nov. 20 as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of the Episcopal Church.

Franklin, 63, senior associate priest at St....

November 1, 2010

The Episcopal Diocese of Western New York welcomed Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori Oct. 29-31 to address its annual convention and to experience a brief glimpse of the mission and ministry of the Buffalo-based diocese.

During her address to diocesan convention on Oct. 29,...

November 1, 2010

The Episcopal Diocese of Western New York welcomed Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori Oct. 29-31 to address its annual convention and to experience a brief glimpse of the mission and ministry of the Buffalo-based diocese.

During her address to diocesan convention on Oct. 29,...

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