Easter

Easter

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March 23, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

“We will find him already there before us, bringing new and verdant life,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori states in her Easter Message 2015. “The only place we will not find him is in the tomb.”

In 2015, Easter is celebrated on April 5.

The following...

March 23, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

« Nous le trouverons déjà là avant nous, porteur de la nouvelle vie verdoyante, » déclare Katharine Jefferts Schori, Évêque président de l'Église épiscopale dans son message de Páques 2015. « Le seul endroit où nous ne le trouverons pas, c'est dans le tombeau ».

En 2015, Pâques est...

April 24, 2014

By: Warren Frelund

We welcome back as guest blogger Warren Frelund, who serves on the Lifelong Formation Advisory Council and has served as a deacon in The Episcopal Church for 20 years. 

Dear Friends in Christ,

Yesterday I celebrated Easter for the 70th time. I do not remember the first few but I...

April 2, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Easter isn’t just a day.

The Season of Easter provides 50 days in which we have the opportunity to engage our children in the story of the Risen Christ in new ways.

Candle Press offers the To Go series which you can send by e-mail or print out to hand out or send by snail...

March 19, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

As we move through the last week of Lent, our thoughts begin to turn toward Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter. I offer these few resources as last minute ideas for making this important season especially meaningful.

Through the Cross: It can be difficult to find an age-...

May 30, 2011

For the church, this is, in fact, still Easter. Easter is not meant to be just one sunny Sunday, marked by a hearty meal and pastel hues, but it is, rather, a full season of feasting. Each one of the "Great 50 Days of Easter" ought to be marked and celebrated as Easter. We are called during...

April 21, 2011

In his ecumenical Easter letter to the heads of other Christians churches and world communions, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams outlines some of the present-day tragedies occurring around the world, but urges that "the victory is won: however terrible the conflict in the present moment...

April 6, 2010

A coordinated series of car bomb explosions in central Baghdad on April 4 may have shattered the windows and caused some structural damage to St. George's Memorial Church, but that did not deter resilient worshipers from proceeding with their Easter Day services and celebrating Jesus'...

April 6, 2010

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has used his Easter sermon to urge Christians to keep a proper sense of proportion when they feel they are experiencing opposition to their faith and remember both the physical suffering of Christian minorities in other countries and call to mind what...

March 15, 2010

Beginning with the example of the people of Haiti, who "need to practice saying Alleluia" this year so that they can celebrate Easter in the midst of grief and darkness, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori calls on Episcopalians to stretch their spiritual muscles in order to "insist on...

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