November 25, 2014
[Episcopal Church Foundation Vital Practices] Links to free Advent resources, calendars and devotions, reflections, St. Nicholas Day, and preparing for Christmas visitors at your church.
Calendars and Devotions
2014 Advent Devotional Calendar – A beautiful, simple, and low tech calendar for Advent. Download, print, and share.
November 6, 2014
[Compass Rose Society press release] The board of directors of the Compass Rose Society, an international charitable organization that provides financial support to the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Anglican Consultative Council, has elected the Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle, the ninth bishop of Texas, as president of the Society succeeding the Rev. Canon John L. Peterson.
Commenting on his new role, Doyle said: “I am honored to lead the Compass Rose Society. We are...
November 4, 2014
[Church Divinity School of the Pacific press release] The Board of Trustees of the Church Divinity School of the Pacific elected the Rev...
October 28, 2014
[Seamen's Church Institute press release] These days not many people can access the secure areas of maritime workplaces, but few places prove more difficult to get to than deepwater offshore oil and gas exploration and production facilities. After months of screening and training, SCI chaplains are now making their way to these remote regions in the middle of the ocean.
Until recently, chaplains for the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) have not strayed far from...
October 9, 2014
October 2, 2014
[Episcopal Health Foundation press release] Episcopal Health Foundation leaders today announced a detailed plan to improve community health across 57 Texas counties. The plan was introduced during a presentation at Iglesia Episcopal San Mateo in Houston. The new $1.2 billion foundation believes its One Vision, Three Goals, Seven Strategies plan will help transform the health of families most in need through a different way of philanthropy.
“Our goal is not just...
September 25, 2014
September 17, 2014
[Seamen’s Church Institute press release] Think Somali piracy is a thing of the past? That “past” haunts thousands of seafarers today; but the reports from individual seafarers mostly go unnoticed, as some shipowners leave seafarers high and dry after release—ignored and uncompensated. Their stories tell of trying times in the wake of survival.
The Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of SCI’s Center for...
September 16, 2014
September 11, 2014
Gorlice, Poland: Saint’s US descendants participate in 100th AnniversaryDescendants of Saint Maksym present included [from left] granddaughter Wiera Sandowicz-Bakowska, Warsaw, Poland; great nephew Archpriest Daniel Ressetar, Harrisburg, PA; great grandson Alexei Sandowicz, Vladimir, Russia; and great-great nephew Dimitri Ressetar, Harrisburg, PA. ...