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3 de marzo: Domingo de la Misión Mundial

Tradicionalmente celebrado el último domingo después de Epifanía, este año, el Domingo de la Misión Mundial se celebra el 3 de marzo.

El Domingo de la Misión Mundial, los episcopales están invitados a enfocarse en el impacto global del llamado del Pacto Bautismal de “buscar y servir a Cristo en todas las personas” (Libro de la Oración Común, p. 225). También es una oportunidad para crear conciencia de las muchas formas en que la Iglesia Episcopal participa en la misión de Dios en todo el mundo.

Bishop travels 8,000 miles for confirmations in world’s southernmost Anglican cathedral

[Anglican Communion News Service] Three people were confirmed this week in the southernmost cathedral in the Anglican Communion – but the cathedral’s bishop, the Rt. Rev. Tim Thornton, had to travel some 8,000 miles from his office in London, England, for the service. The Falkland Islands are not within an Anglican Communion province but rather an Extra Provincial area under the metropolitical authority of the archbishop of Canterbury.

Episcopal seminaries embrace role as testing grounds for the Way of Love in action

[Episcopal News Service] At Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, it is being used to frame small group discussions about cultural issues and Friday morning worship. Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary in New York has used it to deepen the seminary’s commitment to justice issues. And at Church Divinity School of the Pacific in Berkeley, California, it is shaping seminarians’ field work in local parishes.

Chicago Bishop Jeffrey Lee to retire in 2020

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Chicago Bishop Jeffrey D. Lee sent a letter to his diocese on Feb. 14 announcing his intention to step down in August 2020. He has called for the election of his successor. The text of press release about his announcement follows.

Virginia bishop calls on Episcopalians to ‘look at our own lives’ as blackface scandals grip state

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Virginia Bishop Suffragan Susan Goff issued a statement this week about the series of political scandals that have engulfed the state, which Goff said, provide Episcopalians an opportunity to “take a close look at our own lives” and to repent.

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