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Thursday, Sep 17, 2020

Disaster Relief Creates Lasting Change in Puerto Rico

Since the start of 2020, our long-term recovery partner, the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico, is making a difference in the lives of people impacted by hurricanes and earthquakes while combatting a global pandemic. With the support of Episcopal Relief & Development and other organizations, the diocese’s disaster response team, Programa REDES, has helped and accompanied over 60,000 people.

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Wednesday, Sep 09, 2020

Building Relationships, Justice and Hope During Disasters

Recently, we sat down for a conversation with Lura Steele and Tamara Plummer, Program Officers for our US Disaster Program, to discuss disaster tre...

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Monday, Aug 17, 2020


I have almost forgotten what life was like before COVID-19. My wife and I had an active social life with friends, and we volunteered with the local...

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Friday, Jun 19, 2020

A Father’s Hope: An Equal World

As a father of two young boys, ages seven and five, I am filled with awe at their never-ending curiosity and zest for life. The novel coronavirus p...

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Friday, Jun 12, 2020

Laying Bare The Suffering In Our Midst

What is the role of a faith leader amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic? This past March, as I both settled into my new routine of self-isolation an...

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Mission Possible: Youth and the Power of the Holy Spirit

Last year, I told the sixty teenagers gathered in our parish hall that today was the day we would travel to the North Pole. They looked at me quizz...

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