ᑲ ᑌᐯᓕᒋᑫᑦ ᓇᑐᑕᒪᐧᐁᐧ ᑭᒋ ᐱᒪᑎᓯᒋᒃ ᓂᔅᑕ ᑫ ᑎᐸᒋᒧᑐᑕᑭᒃ ᒥᓗᐧᐊᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
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“Lent, the season of unpleasant uncomfortability.”

“Lent, the season of unpleasant uncomfortability.”

Dear friends, Let me begin my first Lenten reflection with a story renowned preacher, William Willimon, tells about the time he was serving as the pastor in a coastal town in South Carolina. About this time of the year there was quite a ruckus in the community. The reason – three large crosses the local […]

An Advent Message from Archbishop Anne

An Advent Message from Archbishop Anne Bishophurst Window Advent 2023

“O come, O Dayspring from on high, And cheer us with your drawing nigh.” We sang the ancient hymn, O Come, O Come Emmanuel at the Advent Service of Lessons and Carols this week. Perhaps you sang it during your service. Outside it was dusk, that mysterious time of the day that hovers between light […]

A Call to Prayer for October 17, 2023

A Call to Prayer for October 17, 2023

Dear people of God, The sea of violence in Israel and Gaza continues to escalate with innocent civilians caught in the midst of this political and military crisis. Already living in fear and uncertainty the events of the last week have only exacerbated their suffering and desperation. Thousands of innocent people have already died and […]

A Thanksgiving message from Archbishop Anne

A Thanksgiving message from Archbishop Anne

Dear friends in Christ, Thanksgiving greetings from our home to yours. As we begin this Thanksgiving weekend, I wish you and those with whom you who will gather all the joys of this wonderful season. Now, while turkey and all the trimmings and pumpkin pie are a delicious part of our celebrations, this is really […]

2023 Valentine’s Day Message from Archbishop Anne

2023 Valentine’s Day Message from Archbishop Anne A number of cut out heart cards on a wooden table.

This message in PDF format “Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.” (1 Cor. 13. 7-8) Happy Valentine’s Day! We’re told we can say ‘it’ or show ‘it’ and really mean ‘it’ with a kiss, a card, chocolates, flowers, perfume, a great dinner, a night out […]

2022 Christmas message from Archbishop Anne

2022 Christmas message from Archbishop Anne

Christmas greetings from Johannesburg South Africa, where I have been for the last few weeks. This is probably the only time in my episcopacy that I will bring a Christmas message from the country of my birth. It is very strange being back here at this time of the year after so many years away. […]

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