Pouring water into a common bowl to symbolize our yearning for unity, the Rev. Eleanor Ellsworth, ecumenical and interreligious officer of the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego, and her counterpart in the Roman Catholic Diocese, Msgr. Dennis Mikulanis, vicar, conducted the annual service this year at the Roman Catholic Diocesan Pastoral Center.
On alternating years, the continuing conversation between the dioceses is held at St. Paul’s Cathedral. This year’s half-day seminar asked the question, should differences in moral theology divide our churches?
This year, May 30th is our nation’s Memorial Day, it is observed on the last Monday of May, and it honors the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Going back to the Civil War, where nearly 500,000 people died, women in the South tended the graves of fallen soldiers, not […]
This past Sunday, the EDSD Youth Leadership Council gathered at St. Thomas of Canterbury in Temecula. After worship that morning, the council spent time reflecting on their work this year and talking about goals for next year’s council. Elizabeth Sipra, a member of this year’s YLC from St. Thomas, said, “I think that Youth Leadership […]
“Ten dead at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Give to the departed eternal rest Let light perpetual shine upon them.” So reads the May 14 addition to ‘Litany in the Wake of A Mass Shooting’ on Bishops Against Gun Violence website. Just a day later, Sunday, May 15, yet another addition is needed: “One dead at […]