The Episcopal Diocese of San Diego elected the Rev. Canon Susan Brown Snook as its fifth diocesan bishop-elect today at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in Poway. She was elected on the first ballot during an election that involved 212 voting delegates. She received 71 votes from lay delegates and 45 votes from clergy. Voting delegates, […]
All members of the diocese are invited and encouraged to attend this important opportunity to get to know our candidates for fifth bishop of San Diego. Learn about the candidates.
[Opening remarks given by Bishop Mathes at the start of the 43rd Annual Diocesan Convention.] Before we begin today, I feel compelled to say a word about the election. The results show a much divided nation. That is not debatable. Once again, one candidate won the electoral college vote and the election; the other marginally […]
While mindful that many of you have already voted, I am also aware that tomorrow is a momentous day in the life of our nation. This has been a remarkably divisive political campaign in a time where our nation’s divisions have been growing more acute. As a community of Christians we hold differing political perspectives […]