Pastoral Letters

Regarding the 80th General Convention

The Feast of St. James, Apostle Being July 25, 2022 From the 2022 Lambeth Conference Dear People of God: Being raised Anglican in a Prayer Book Catholic parish, I was taught how to understand the importance of resolutions and canons when it comes to articulating the mind of the Church. Although they inform the order [...]

In Prayer for the Tragedy in Texas

Dear People of God, As our Nation traverses the horrible tragedy of 19 children and two adult teachers being murdered within an elementary school classroom in Uvalde, Texas, I ask that you please join me in prayer for the families of those who died, the survivors, the first responders and those who must meet the [...]

On Coming Home

On the evening of Saturday, April 30th, Denise and I crossed over the Illinois State line into the Diocese of Springfield from Indiana on SR 36. The brilliant orange sun was setting far in the west as we approached a gentle as well as welcome rain shower. The fields to our left and to our [...]