Diocese of Western New York

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July 23, 2007

A Eucharist to raise awareness of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) three and five will be offered August 15, the Feast Day of St. Mary the Virgin, by the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Buffalo, New York.

Goals three focuses on gender...

July 20, 2007

On August 4, St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Jamestown, New York, will sponsor Loop the Lake, the parish's 6th annual recreational bicycle ride to benefit Episcopal Community Services of Western New York. The Loop's route around Lake Chautauqua encompasses 43 scenic miles.

There is no...

July 20, 2007

On August 4, St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Jamestown, New York, will sponsor Loop the Lake, the parish's 6th annual recreational bicycle ride to benefit Episcopal Community Services of Western New York. The Loop's route around Lake Chautauqua encompasses 43 scenic miles.

There is no...

November 2, 2006

The Episcopal Diocese of Western New York, meeting in Cheektowaga in its 169th annual Convention October 27-28, heard a report about its present and future, and approved a series of canonical changes.

A diocesan Futures Committee, appointed by Bishop J. Michael Garrison to explore the diocese...

January 19, 2005

The liturgical affirmation of Western New York's first baptismal ministry teams took place in January at Holy Apostles', Perry and St. John's, Youngstown. The affirmation of these teams is giant stride for Baptismal Ministry Development, a concept that gained its first real momentum here with...

October 5, 2004

Deployment Officers from 31 dioceses gathered in Niagara Falls, New York, October 2-5 for their biannual conference. Members say it is the oldest and largest conference of its kind, involving deployment officers from all of Provinces I and II, as well as portions of Provinces III, IV and V. In...

June 30, 2004

For someone challenged with disordered eating, putting one's focus into wrestling with one's body and food keeps that person from embarking on an exploration of self-discovery to gain insight and understanding about the real need that is being expressed. Symptoms have meaning. They are guides...

June 30, 2004

So many people in today's world are searching for the perfect image. They strive to have the latest fashions, the hippest music, the most up-to-date technology. And the perfect body. They all they can do to feel like they fit in.

At fifteen, I was feeling the pressures of needing to "fit...

June 29, 2004

"I have discerned that my ministry is healing. My entire life experience, both my clinical experience and my spiritual journey, is tied to healing. I believe my ministry as a clinician at Avalon is exactly the work God intends for me to do right now," said the Rev. Judy Breny with conviction....

January 31, 2004

The art is big, bold and bright, but the artist herself is a diminutive woman who in her own words has "obviously lived a long time." Her hesitant manner of speaking leads one at first to believe she is timid. But, as the conversation continues, it becomes evident she chooses her words...

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