, 2022-12-22 21:07:45,
The ordination of Bishop William, the war in Ukraine, the Roe v. Wade case were upended and the Episcopal Synod set up an eventful year.
Bishop-elect Joseph Williams was ordained January 25 for the Diocese of Saint Paul and MinneapolisWhere he was born and raised and worked as a pastor. Despite the wind chill being below zero, St. Paul’s Cathedral was filled with family, friends and the faithful of the diocese. With a ministry that included ministering to predominantly Latino communities, the ordination of Bishop Williams included a procession with Latina women and girls bearing flowers and wearing the cultural dress of Latin America, as well as the Knights of Columbus and other ministries. Closing the Mass, Bishop Williams said he was hoping for what Archbishop Bernard Hebda spoke of in his homily – the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. “Each of us has one mission: to go out and proclaim the good news,” said Bishop Williams. “What is the good news? It is Jesus Christ.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian forces into separatist regions in eastern Ukraine In late February, it began a war that continues with Russia hinting at nuclear weapons even as it pushes its forces further afield than Ukraine. The bombing of critical infrastructure across Ukraine threatens a cold and dangerous winter that could bring a new wave of migrants. Pray and raise money to help and assist in …
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