Posts made in May, 2021


Trinity Sunday


Posted By on May 29, 2021

This Sunday is the Trinity Sunday, one of the seven principle feast days of the year and the only one that addresses squarely what we believe as Christians. The tradition of the Sunday following Pentecost marking the Holy Trinity began when Thomas Becket was consecrated Archbishop of Canterbury on that day in 1162 and called for the observance of Trinity Sunday on that day ever after. Rublev’s icon painted in the early 15th Century is...

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In San Salvador, El Salvador, on May 2, people hold signs reading “Respect for the constitution,” as they protest against the Salvadoran General Assembly’s removal of Supreme Court judges and the attorney general. Photo: Jose Cabezas/REUTERS [Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry sent a letter expressing The Episcopal Church’s solidarity with the Anglican-Episcopal Church in El Salvador as political unrest fueled...

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EN Staff | May 26, 2021 | News Children gather in a circle during a 2017 summer session at Camp Stevens. Photo: Camp Stevens Camp Stevens has launched its annual campership drive with a video appeal featuring comments from camp staff and the bishops of the dioceses of Los Angeles and San Diego. “I think it is one of the most important things our young people can do, to go spend a week in nature, spend a week with other...

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by EN Staff | May 25, 2021 | News [The Episcopal News] The Ecumenical and Interfaith Program Group of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles is developing programs that highlight racial justice and solidarity through the voices of local leaders of faith and moral conscience. The initiative is called “We Are Each Other’s Keeper,” and its first webinar, on “Allyship,” is set for 1 – 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 13. With...

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[from Reuters] The death toll from COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean passed 1 million people on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, with the pandemic worsening in the part of the world with the highest per capita death rate. From the dusty highlands of Bolivia to the Brazilian metropolis of SĂŁo Paulo, the pandemic has swamped underfunded healthcare systems after spreading fast across nations where many people survive...

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