Our diocesan task force on compassionate care for misconduct survivors commends the following litany for use on Ash Wednesday in response to Presiding Bishop Curry’s charge to examine our role in the #MeToo phenomenon. It is, essentially, the traditional Ash Wednesday Litany, with several additional calls and responses to address the issue of sexual misconduct in the church.
The task force is concerned that survivors, having heard of or read the presiding bishop and president of the house of deputy’s statement, not come to an Episcopal Church on Ash Wednesday, thinking they will hear or see something addressing this issue, and instead encounter business as usual.
This is the first in a series of regular updates from our Diocesan Migration Missioner, Troy Elder, who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information about the Migration (formerly Border) Missioner position, please visit https://edsd.org/news/edsd-to-add-new-border-missioner. Missions, Fields, and Borders Orthodoxy and history suggest that Protestant mission involves a Christian protagonist crossing an […]
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego has been committed to loving God and our neighbors through public health policies that help ensure healthy practices within our diocese. Now that the Pfizer vaccination has been fully approved by the FDA, EDSD’s Executive Council met on Saturday, August 28, 2021, and approved a […]
Dear Friends in Christ, The world feels overwhelming right now. The heartbreaking scenes of the withdrawal from Afghanistan and the refugees left behind; the devastation of another natural disaster in the suffering nation of Haiti; and the continuing COVID crisis at home and abroad leave us grief-stricken and wondering how we can help. Our help […]