Grace Talk from Your Bishop, Christmas 2016

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Updates
Grace Talk from Your Bishop, Christmas 2016

My dear brothers and sisters, PAX! I would like to share a few thoughts with you about the relationship between Christmas and the three theological virtues. Christmas invites us to be men and women of faith. It invites us to turn away from the selfish ambitions and covetousness which corrupt the lives of individuals and […]

Canon Fire—January 2017

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Updates
Canon Fire—January 2017

Our Journey Together “I pray that this will be my ministry: to join people on their journey and to open their eyes to see you.” I first read this short prayer by Henri Nouwen in 1998 when I was in the discernment process for ordination. As I heard and answered God’s call to ordained ministry […]

Epiphany’s Annual Carolsing Dec. 16 in Peoria, IL

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Updates

Epiphany Church in Peoria is putting on its 6th annual Carol Sing on December 16th from 5:30-7:30 at Thirty Thirty Coffee in downtown Peoria. Every year, music leader Chris Marchand along with other local music leaders and musicians gather together and lead people in singing as many carols as they can fit into two hours. […]

Engage Training, February 4th in Peoria, Illinois

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Updates

Feb. 4th, 10a-5p at Epiphany Church in Peoria The Engage training is a way to learn how to reach and disciple the adolescents in your community. Everyone who comes to this training will have the resources to bring back to their church to work with the next generation of Christians. Those who come to the […]

The Daughters of the Holy Cross

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Updates

by Julia den Blaauwen Daughters of the Holy Cross are women who have committed their lives to the work and service of our Lord Jesus Christ. We pray daily for our Church, its clergy, the Order and others in need. Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and equipped with the powerful sword of truth […]

What is Spiritual Direction?

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Updates

by Fr. Kyrill Esposito, OSB What is Spiritual Direction? What does a spiritual director do, and why should I carve out a space in my already too busy schedule for some “old guy” to tell me how to pray? These are valid questions and come easily to one who has not had the opportunity of […]

Canon Fire—December 2016

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Updates
Canon Fire—December 2016

Spirit led thoughts from the Canon to the Ordinary Am I Doing God’s Will? People often ask me how to know if what they are doing is God’s will as opposed to their own. It’s a complex question. Often we already have decided what we want to do and when we pray we’re asking God […]

December 2016 Intercessions List

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Updates
December 2016 Intercessions List

  Below you’ll find links for downloading and viewing the intercessions for the month of December. Download links Download the December Prayer Cycle for the Diocese of Quincy: Online version (pdf) Printable pdf Publisher File

Bishop Morales on the passing of The Most Rev. Royal Grote, Jr.

Posted by on Nov 25, 2016 in Updates

To All the Faithful in the Diocese of Quincy, PAX! It is with sadness that I write to ask your prayers for the repose of the soul of my dear friend and brother bishop, The Most Rev. Royal Grote, Jr., the Presiding Bishop of the Reformed Episcopal Church. Bishop Grote died peacefully in his sleep […]

Carta Pastoral de su Obispo

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in Updates

Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas de la Diócesis de Quincy PAX! La Iglesia durante las cuatro semanas anteriores a la Navidad y especialmente los domingos dedica la liturgia de la misa a la contemplación de la primera “llegada” de Cristo a la tierra, de su próxima “llegada” triunfal y la disposición que debemos tener para recibirlo. El […]

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