Episcopal Chaplains

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April 25, 2007

The 222nd meeting of the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware's annual convention opened in silence and prayer for the victims of the April 16 shootings at Virginian Polytechnic Institute and State University, and for all young people.

The theme of the two-day convention, hosted by St. Peter's...

January 31, 2005

Bishop George Packard, the Episcopal Church’s suffragan bishop for chaplaincies, was elected chair of the executive committee of the National Conference on Ministry to the Armed Services at its annual conference in Alexandria, Va.

NCMAF is a private, nonfederal government organization...

January 31, 2005

When the blast struck the mess tent at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, at mid-day on Dec. 21, the Rev. David Sirvet of Calais, Maine, had just said “Amen" over the meal he was about to share with Maj. John Nelson, the chief medical officer of the 133rd Engineering Battalion of the Maine National...

September 23, 2004

The Texas Partnership for End-of-Life Care (TxPEC) has doubly honored the Rev. Amy Donohue-Adams, head of the chaplaincy programs at Round Rock Medical Center.

A statewide organization dedicated to improving end-of-life care for people of all cultures and communities in Texas, TxPEC has...

August 31, 2004

Navy Cmdr. Stephen Pike, one of eight Episcopal chaplains serving in Iraq, has a new sermon about faith in God for his Sunday services at Camp Fallujah.

The Episcopal chaplain for Regimental Combat Team 1 escaped death when a 107 mm. rocket soared in from about three miles away and...

March 31, 2004

A CLIMATE OF anxiety and fear hangs persistently over U.S. troops in Iraq because of plentiful weapons and easy access to them throughout the country, said Suffragan Bishop George Packard after his return from a five-day visit. During the trip, he presided at services, gave support to a half-...

October 29, 2003

An Episcopal chaplain who wrote a column for a Georgia private school's newspaper supporting the election of Canon Gene Robinson, an openly gay man in a committed relationship, as bishop coadjutor of New Hampshire has resigned under pressure from the school's administration.

The Rev....

April 8, 2003

(ENS) Two weeks before the first air strikes were launched on Baghdad, Bishop George Packard, suffragan in charge of the Episcopal Church's chaplaincies, reminded a gathering at the Episcopal Church Center that "when America goes to war, the Episcopal Church will go to war too"--in the person...

April 8, 2003

(ENS) For the most part, military chaplains come from congregations that receive the news that their priest is being mobilized and potentially deployed "suddenly," explains Bishop George Packard, the Episcopal Church's suffragan for chaplains. "It sends a shock wave through the whole...

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