Missionary Blogs

  • Rejoice!
    Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel! In Old Testament and New, rejoicing is not just a response; it’s a command. It’s not a feeling; it’s a practice. Sing and rejoice, O daughter Zion! ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2018-12-13
    4 days ago
  • What is E-CARE?
    Some of the members of the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of Bagnen Oriente, participating in the community interview.Danny and Laura Ocampo are consultants that used to work for the development branch of the Episcopal Church ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2018-12-05
    2 weeks ago
  • Titles are hard!! Here’s an Update.
    Hi everyone! Sorry I’m late with this blog, things have gotten crazy busy here, but in a good way! I’ll just jump right in to what I’ve been busy with.At the end of October I celebrated ... read more
    By: Madeline Roberts – EnglandPosted: 2018-11-30
    2 weeks ago
  • ¡Cristo Rey!
    Sunday November 25th was a glorious day here in the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico – a day to celebrate the love of Christ our King (Cristo Rey)! Along with others on the communications team, ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2018-11-28
    3 weeks ago
  • ¡Feliz día de acción de gracias!
    Happy Thanksgiving! ¡Feliz día de acción de gracias! Thanksgiving celebrations began in the office on November 16th for a Eucharistic service and breakfast, as me and diocesan staff shared in fellowship and gave thanks. Obispo ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2018-11-23
    3 weeks ago
  • Guest Blog: Mme Stephanie Goodrich teaches Neuroanatomy!
    Second-year students in OT and PT,  wearing their best scrubs, with Mme Stephanie Goodrich, center, and with M Emmanuel Occidor, interpreter, who is wearing a jacket: November 9, 2018. Hello! Bonjou, bonswa! My name is ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2018-11-18
    4 weeks ago
  • Wake Up and See Who Jesus Really Is
    A sermon on Luke 9:28-43a (the Transfiguration) by Zipho Mbambo, student at the College of Transfiguration, Makhanda/Grahamstown, South Africa. https://amyandjoegotoafrica.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/zipho-mbambo-sermon.m4a  One would not understand or know a person until one knows ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2018-11-16
    1 month ago
  • Be Yourself
    On all saints day candles are commonly placed on the resting place of loved ones.In the Diocese of Oklahoma there is a retreat for high school age youth, called Happening. The Happening that I attended ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2018-11-04
    1 month ago
  • The End of the Semester!
    I just finished prepping for my last class of the semester that meets tomorrow morning.  How can it be the end of the semester already?!  Of course, students still need to write their finals and ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2018-10-31
    2 months ago
  • Puerto Rico´s 111th Diocesan Convention!
    On October 19th-20th, lay deputies and clergy gathered for the 111th Diocesan Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico – an annual meeting when the Bishop presides over lay deputies and clergy to make ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2018-10-29
    2 months ago
  • Guest Post: Dr. Kyle Feldman PT, DPT
    I felt like a child on the first day of school. I woke up at 5:30 am ready to go. Sadly we did not start until 8 am so I did some personal reading and ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2018-10-18
    2 months ago
  • Harvest, Hot Pots, and Hats, oh my!
    A month has gone by! Wow! Time really does fly when you are doing something new. To summarize in just a few short sentences, this past month has been equally challenging and rewarding. I experienced ... read more
    By: Madeline Roberts – EnglandPosted: 2018-10-15
    2 months ago
  • One body
    The scenery for our roadtrip to Pasnadan. 1 Corinthians: The eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you,” nor again the head to the feet, “I have no need of ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2018-10-14
    2 months ago
  • New students begin on October 5th 2018
    The new students are here!  Even though classes have been in session since the beginning of September for the second, third, and fourth years, the students of the first year just arrived, on the 5th ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2018-10-14
    2 months ago
  • Home again, home again
    It’s been over a month now since I returned to the United States. I’ve been bouncing around so much, however, that it still feels somewhat unreal. When I first got back, I was asked to ... read more
    By: Ben Hansknecht – PhilippinesPosted: 2018-10-13
    2 months ago