House of Deputies

of The Episcopal Church
Daily archives: Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Giving Thanks for the Philadelphia Eleven and the Washington Four

On the fortieth anniversary of General Convention’s official opening of ordination as priests and bishops to women, I give thanks for those women who were faithful to their call from God and were ordained “irregularly” in Philadelphia and Washington over two years before General Convention’s action. Without their faithfulness and courage, and the faithfulness and…
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