Forgiveness

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May 23, 2017

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry (center), Bishop of Haiti Jean Zache Duracin (left) and Bishop Suffragan of Haiti Ogé Beauvoir (right), talk before the solemn Eucharist on Tuesday, May 23 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The bishops and members of the Diocesan Standing...

January 4, 2017

[Episcopal Preaching Foundation] This year the Episcopal Preaching Foundation will partner with the John Templeton Foundation integrate studies on forgiveness into the practice of preaching.

EPF’s mission is based on the premise that strong and vibrant preaching will attract congregants...

July 11, 2016

The Rev. Oliver Lee, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Dallas and a chaplain for the Dallas Police Department, preaches during a Requiem Mass for the Fallen and Prayer for the City of Dallas at St. Mathew’s Cathedral. Photo: Diocese of Dallas

[Episcopal Diocese of Dallas]...

January 20, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.”                                         Matthew 18:21...

March 4, 2013

Lent is a time of taking on duties and giving up pleasures. It is also a time for accepting the gifts God gives, and letting go of our control of the world. In Lent, Jesus stepped into the wilderness, not knowing what would come, but allowing God to direct his path.

Today’s reading tells...

February 7, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican Bishop of Harare Chad Gandiya has said that forgiveness still remains the biggest challenge for Christians in his diocese after years of “living in exile.”

“People are very happy to have returned to their churches but they are still hurting. The...

May 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] A week after a homeless man who was presumed to have shot two employees of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Ellicott City, Maryland, and then killed himself, the Diocese of Maryland continues to call for forgiveness.

Diocese of Maryland Bishop Eugene...

March 14, 2012

It was 9 a.m. I had just come home from the very early morning shift loading and unloading bags at the Austin, Texas, airport. I was tired and once again, I had to deal with the big black Ford Bronco parked in the seminary parking space behind the house where I lived. Notes had been left on...

March 14, 2012

It was 9 a.m. I had just come home from the very early morning shift loading and unloading bags at the Austin, Texas, airport. I was tired and once again, I had to deal with the big black Ford Bronco parked in the seminary parking space behind the house where I lived. Notes had been left on...

March 8, 2012

We have not loved you with our whole heart, and mind, and

strength. We have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. We have not forgiven others, as we have been forgiven. Have mercy on us, Lord. (The Litany of Penitence, BCP)

When we reflect upon the history of the United States,...

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