Articles from the Commentary category

Headed in the Right Direction

Miguel Escobar, director of Anglican studies at EDS@Union, wraps up his #GC79 podcast with the ninth and final episode. Listen to the podcast.

Podcast de Nancy Frausto, Episodio 4: María Bautista Vargas y Liz Luna

La Rda. Nancy Frausto, rectora asociada de la Iglesia Episcopal de San Lucas en Long Beach, California, y miembro fundador del Grupo de Trabajo del Santuario de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles, presenta un podcast de #GC79. Invitadas:   María Bautista Vargas es la asociada misionera de la Universidad del Sur de Texas y para San Jacinto…
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Podcast de Nancy Frausto, Episodio 5: La Rda. Diácona Ema Rosero-Nordalm

La Rda. Nancy Frausto, rectora asociada de la Iglesia Episcopal de San Lucas en Long Beach, California, y miembro fundador del Grupo de Trabajo del Santuario de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles, presenta un podcast de #GC Invitada: La Rda. Diácona Ema Rosero-Nordalm es de la Diócesis de Massachusetts. Participó en el Trienio de ECW…
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#GC79 Podcast: As the Clock Winds Down

Miguel Escobar, director of Anglican studies at EDS@Union, hosts the eighth nightly #GC79 podcast. Guests: The Rev. Carlos de la Torre is a deputy from Connecticut. He is curate at Christ Church, New Haven and program director of St. Hilda’s House, an Episcopal Service Corps program located in New Haven. The Rev. Canon Broderick Greer is canon…
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Podcast de Nancy Frausto, Episodio 3: Dra. Sandra T. Montes

La Rda. Nancy Frausto, rectora asociada de la Iglesia Episcopal de San Lucas en Long Beach, California, y miembro fundador del Grupo de Trabajo del Santuario de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles, presenta un podcast de #GC79. Invitada: Sandra Montes es de la Diócesis de Texas. Es una amante de la música, cantante, y consultora en…
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My great-great grandfather and the founding of a black Austin college

Racial justice and reconciliation is a theme lacing through much of the work of the 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas. The Episcopal Church has struggled—and faltered—with this for all of its existence. Yet there are also stories of courage in our church, some nearly lost to time. One of these nearly forgotten stories is…
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“Africa is not stagnant”

Before he left General Convention on Sunday, Dr. Masiiwa Ragies Gunda, an Old Testament scholar from Zimbabwe, sat down for an interview with Rachel Harrison of Deputy News. In 2015, through Resolution A051, General Convention commissioned “a listing of information and resources developed by African Anglican leaders and organizations working to curb anti-gay and anti-transgender…
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#GC79 Podcast: Among Friends in This Faith

Miguel Escobar, director of Anglican studies at EDS@Union, hosts the seventh nightly #GC79 podcast. Guests: Zena Link is an urban educator, deputy from Western Massachusetts, member of Executive Council and serves on the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance. Scott Madison, who works in e-commerce is vice chair of the Diocesan Host Committee, and has…
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Podcast de Nancy Frausto, Episodio 2: Eduardo Solomón Rivera

La Rda. Nancy Frausto, rectora asociada de la Iglesia Episcopal de San Lucas en Long Beach, California, y miembro fundador del Grupo de Trabajo del Santuario de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles, presenta un podcast de #GC79. Invitado: Eduardo Solomón Rivera es director interino de comunicaciones de la Diócesis del Sureste de Florida y miembro de…
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A Reflection on the Hutto Service

I had lump in my throat as our bus turned a corner and headed down a narrow rural road. I knew we had to be close, and it hit me where we were going. We were in a caravan of 19 buses making the 40-minute journey from the Austin Convention Center to a world away…
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