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Bishop visits St. James, Florence

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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Winter meeting of the Commission on the Ministry of the Baptized

Friday, February 19, 2016 - Saturday, February 20, 2016

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Feb

Winter meeting of the Youth Commission

Friday, February 19, 2016

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Episcopal Relief & Development Supports Ongoing Syria Crisis Response in Europe

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Episcopal Relief & Development is working with local organizations as well as Anglican Communion and ecumenical agencies to provide assistance in Syria and in Europe to people fleeing ongoing violence. In Europe, the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe is helping to host and to resettle people in their new home countries. Churches are actively responding at a local level in Rome, Munich, Paris and Brussels, among other cities. "The way in which our 21 congregations have ...

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Food For The Soul

Transfiguration

[Emmanuel Church, Genève] « … là où est l'Esprit du Seigneur, là est la liberté » (II Cor. 3.17) “Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.” Let’s begin with this big word, transfiguration. It is little used outside Christianity. But there is what is called esthetic transfiguration, among Romantic writers, like Victor Hugo . . . Commençons par ce grand mot, transfiguration. Ça s’emploie très peu en dehors du christianisme. Mais on parle de la transfiguration esthétique, chez les auteurs romantiques, tels que Victor Hugo. Son grand personnage Quasimodo est laid, brutal, monstrueux, mais l’histoire concerne la révélation de sa noblesse, de sa beauté.

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