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August 22, 2022 | by Frank Munoz

“To go into the world and help to be agents and instruments of God’s reconciliation. To go into the world, let the world know that there is a God who loves us, a God who will not let us go, and that that love can set us all free.” – Presiding Bishop Michael Curry Serving […]

May 23, 2022 | by Frank Munoz

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 […]

May 16, 2022 | by Frank Munoz

Join the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego in prayer as we approach Memorial Day. EDSD knows the great sacrifice our military members, their families, friends, and neighbors endure in order for all of us to celebrate our freedoms. Take a moment and pray for these courageous people who gave their lives for the goal of […]

April 12, 2022 | by Susan Brown Snook

“Were you there when they crucified my Lord?” The hymn we often sing on Good Friday recognizes that we were there as Jesus died – because the life-and-death story of that astounding week in Jerusalem is the central story of our lives as children of God. All of us were there with Jesus, we believe […]

February 28, 2022 | by Frank Munoz

News from the war in Ukraine is quickly changing and we are shocked by the images and reports we are seeing. We do not know what the future holds but what we do know is that thousands of deploying soldiers and their families here at home are experiencing the frightening and surreal feeling of saying […]

December 16, 2021 | by Frank Munoz

“San Diego is home to the largest concentration of military personnel in California. But despite belonging to an institution with a massive budget and residing in an agriculturally rich region, a growing body of research suggests that service members and their loved ones here suffer from food insecurity.” So begins an article that appeared in […]

October 15, 2021 | by Frank Munoz

Veterans Day in the US, Remembrance Day or Armistice Day elsewhere, is remembered on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month – since 1918, when “the war to end all wars” came to an end. Veterans are just ordinary people who served this country with honor. They are ordinary people who […]

June 25, 2021 | by Chris Tumilty

Jeff Pack, St. Paul’s Cathedral John Shelby Spong, the controversial, well-traveled, and now retired, Episcopal Bishop from New Jersey, once claimed his early spiritual search was simply a means to seeking security for his anxious and insecure soul.  He would discover he was only partially correct, as he later wrote in his autobiography, “…I discovered […]

February 26, 2021 | by Chris Tumilty

Vietnam Veterans’ Recognition Act of 2017 designated March 29th as the day to commemorate the service and death 58,000 Americans, nearly 500,000 Americans and 850,000 allies that served during the war in South Vietnam (November 1, 1955 – April 30, 1975).  The men and women who served did not get any thanks when they returned […]

April 23, 2020 | by Frank Munoz

The Episcopal Diocese of San Diego has the largest concentration of military presence in the world with 110,700 Active Duty personnel and 118,300 family members, which represents 7.6 percent of San Diego County’s total population. More than 240,500 veterans reside in San Diego and they account for 9.0 percent of the entire San Diego population.  Bishop […]

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