Bishop Lawrence

Bishop Lawrence Looks Back on 14-Year Episcopacy

On January 6, 2022, I had the opportunity to sit down with Bishop Lawrence to talk about his ministry within the diocese over

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“A Loving and Gracious Pastor to All”

Thank you to the clergy who submitted reflections about Bishop Lawrence’s leadership. Unfortunately we did not have space to include them all.

The Rev.

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Swallows on line by Hassan Pasha Unsplash

Recently I finished re-reading Mary Oliver’s Owls and Other Fantasies, a book of poetry and essays about birds—hawks, hummingbirds, herons, and a dozen others. It reminded me of a

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Open Bible

Lent begins today, and as the effects of this pandemic continue to shutter and mask so much of life, I search about for a fruitful Lenten discipline to embrace.

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An Advent Meditation

Until I was standing before Corrado Giaquinito’s Marriage of the Virgin, I had never thought about the wedding of Joseph and Mary. Certainly, I had read countless

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Bishop Mark Lawrence

A Pastoral Letter from The Rt. Rev. Mark J. Lawrence

March 17, 2020

Greetings in the strong name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy

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An Advent/Christmas Interview with Bishop Mark Lawrence

In late November, 2019, I had an opportunity to chat with Bishop Lawrence about Advent and Christmas. What follows is a condensed version of our conversation.

Joy Hunter, Editor

Bishop, how

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