Since 2004, the Rev. Kathy LaLonde of St. Paul's, Kittanning, has led a three-week mission trip to The Mustard Seed Babies' Home in Hoima, Uganda, a residence for orphans from infancy through college. Her fellow missioners come from dioceses where she has worked. Here is her first report of this year's trip: If we had […]
The Diocese of Pittsburgh's Episcopal Church Women (ECW) will be making outreach grants in the spring. The ECW particularly seeks to support "hands-on-ministries" that help children, adults and families in need of assistance with food, nutrition, health care, housing, education and counseling. The grants are primarily designed for ministries within the Diocese and with the […]
The Schola Cantorum of St. Andrew's, Highland Park, presents its monthly Choral Evensong this Sunday, January 16, with the prelude starting at 4:15 p.m. The guest preacher will be the Rt. Rev. Sean Rowe, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania. Bishop Rowe is a leading voice of a new generation of leadership in […]
The two committees responsible for finding and installing the next bishop begin their work in earnest this weekend. The search will be, as Bishop Price noted in his 2010 Convention sermon, a "solemn and holy task." So appropriately, the work begins with a retreat on Saturday, January 15, at Calvary Episcopal Church. It will be […]
The Coal Country Hangout Youth Center in North Cambria has been awarded two grants from the Jubilee Ministry program of the Episcopal Church. The grants will allow the center to upgrade its computer lab – most youth in the area lack home computers — and to supplement staffing for diocesan youth activities in the eastern […]
A word of appreciation to the Presiding Bishop and to the Ven. Rick Cluett, whose two-year appointment as her deputy to the reorganizing dioceses ended with the close of 2010. Father Cluett provided pastoral and practical guidance to diocesan leaders during that time. Many people here will remember him as an organizer and presenter at […]
The Diocesan Cycles of Prayer for the current year is now available in PDF format by clicking here. The Anglican Cycle of Prayer is available at the Anglican Communion web site by clicking here. The Diocese is grateful for the efforts of Archdeacon Jean Chess for coordinating this important project.