Sunday, June 18, 2006

Historic Moment: First Woman Presiding Bishop Elected

The Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts-Schori, soon to be former Bishop of Nevada, is the newly elected Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, USA.

Schori and Family

She is the first woman ever to be elected Presiding Bishop of ECUSA and she is the first ever woman Primate in the worldwide Anglican Communion

Schori greeting attendees

We in Oregon rejoice as she was an assistant rector in Corvallis, OR before she was elected Bishop of Nevada.

We rejoice in this historic and progressive event! Amen!


Sophia said...


Catherine + said...

Dear Sophia, I left you a comment on your blog, but I will say right now I am BESIDE myself with thanksgiving and tons of glee at the blessing God has given our Church by way of +Katharine!

Keep praying, my sister in Christ,