March 8, 2010

They're Easter eggs, and yet they're angels, movie and comic book superhero lookalikes, traditional seasonal rabbits and ducks and not-so-conventional geckos and frogs, even Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, a basketball player, a church mouse, bishops and nuns.

Decorating Easter eggs has been a...

April 12, 2009

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams delivered his Easter Day sermon at Canterbury Cathedral, reminding Christians that belief in God is about living in the reality of faith and the unselfish life, and not about opinions or philosophical proofs.

The full text of Williams' sermon is...

April 11, 2009

Referring to the earthquake that devastated the Italian town of L'Aquila in the Abruzzi region six days earlier, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori marked Easter Day here by asking whether men and women can always recognize the risen Christ.

"The Easter question for us is always...

March 31, 2009

Although Christmas is but three months past, it's time to haul out the "Jesus is the reason for the season" signs again. Between Valentine's Day and St. Patrick's Day (lesser religious retail holidays), the avalanche of Easter tackiness arrives to crowd store shelves and nestle next to the...

March 30, 2009

S. E. Rvma. Katharine Jefferts Schori Obispa Presidenta de la Iglesia Episcopal

La luz va aumentando y los días se van alargando, aunque cuando nos levantamos todavía continúa bastante oscuro: la hora de verano no trae tantas bendiciones tan temprano en el año. Sin embargo, los...

March 30, 2009

La Très Révérende Katharine Jefferts Schori Évêque Président Église épiscopale

La lumière revient et les jours rallongent, même si tout est encore étonnamment noir lorsque nous nous levons ces jours ci – l’heure d’été n’est pas toujours providentielle si tôt dans l’année ! Toutefois, en...

March 30, 2009

An Easter Message

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop The Episcopal Church

The light returns and the days lengthen, even if it remains startlingly dark as we rise these days -- daylight savings time is not always a blessing so early in the year! Christians,...

May 9, 2008

While the 40 days of Lent seem to linger on interminably, Easter for many people seems to come and pass all too quickly.

In an effort to extend the celebration of the Resurrection, Episcopalians are beginning to reintroduce the ancient custom of observing Stations of the Light, or...

April 19, 2007

Editor's note: Mary Page Jones, who lives and writes in Wapiti, Wyoming, lived in East Jerusalem from 1996-2000 with her husband, Bishop Bob Jones, retired. She recently returned to Jerusalem for a course at St. George's College, a continuing education center of the Anglican Communion since...

April 7, 2007

The full text of the Presiding Bishop's message for Easter 2007 follows.

New life out of death: a message for Easter

By Katharine Jefferts Schori

I write at the close of our recent House of Bishops meeting. On the way from the airport to the meeting, we saw a few...