Telling Our Stories
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:
More than a year ago, life changed dramatically for immigrants and refugees living in the United States. Immigration policy became harsher, deportations increased and families, including Episcopalians in our own congregations here in the Diocese of Chicago, began living in unprecedented fear.
Lay and clergy pension program participants are strongly encouraged to attend the Planning for Wellness conferences offered by Church Pension Group (CPG).
"On March 24, the Saturday before Palm Sunday, please do something to stand against gun violence as part of your pilgrimage into Holy Week," says Bishop Lee.
On that day, Bishop Lee will join the young people organizing March for Our Lives Chicago and invites Episcopalians and friends to join him.
On Tuesday in Holy Week, all members of the diocese are invited to spend the morning in reflection with Bishop Lee, followed by a liturgy and blessing of chrism at St. James Cathedral and an informal lunch.
Before the Rev. Ethan Jewett became rector of St. Helena’s Episcopal Church/Iglesia Episcopal Santa Elena in Burr Ridge last year, he shared with its members some observations he’d made over three months of serving the congregation as a supply priest at both its English and Spanish services.