April 25, 2017
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The draft schedule for the 2017 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE17) was the focus of the EYE17 Planning team at its final meeting April 20-23 in Minneapolis.
“For nearly a year, the Planning Team has been working diligently to plan an innovative and engaging...
March 30, 2017
[Diocese of Maryland] The Rev. Margarita Santana didn’t know how many people would show up for her first Sunday at the Iglesia de la Resurrección on Baltimore, Maryland’s eastside, but she thought there would be more than eight.
“I was very surprised,” said Santana, who splits her time as vicar and Latino missioner for the Diocese of Maryland.
Now, almost five years later, 65 people might show up on a good Sunday for the Spanish-language service.
March 1, 2017
[Diocese of the Dominican Republic] The Rt. Rev. Julio C. Holguín, bishop of the Diocese of the Dominican Republic since 1991, announced during the February diocesan convention that he plans to retire on Nov. 1, 2017. Subject to approval by the Episcopal House of Bishops, the Rt. Rev. Moisés Quezada, currently serving as bishop coadjutor, will replace Holguín on that date. Quezada’s seating as bishop diocesan is tentatively scheduled to be held at...
February 28, 2017
February 22, 2017
Yndira Santana Oquel was in her high school one day in the Dominican Republic when a fellow student stood up in class. The student looked around and said there was a bad smell in the room. “Who’s wearing that Haitian lotion?” the classmate asked.
February 8, 2017
[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its Feb. 5-8 meeting here the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
Advocacy and Networking for Mission
Affirm the following ministries as Jubilee Ministries: St. Michael’s Community Services, Inc.; Anniston, Alabama, Diocese of Alabama; St. Andrew’s Hands and Feet Ministry,...