General Convention 2006

Send out your light and your truth; let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill and to your dwelling. Then I will go to the altar of God, and I will praise you . . . Psalm 43:3-4

The General Convention of the Episcopal Church
met in Columbus, Ohio from June 11-21, 2006.
This blog offers a view of the convention and beyond from the perspective of Lydia Evans, a two-time lay deputy from the Diocese of South Carolina.
Visit the links found below for additional resources
as well as pre- and post-convention coverage.
Thank you for remembering the convention deputies and their families in your prayers. For further resources, visit my webpages.
For all posts from the month of June, click here.
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From the "blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed" department

Catholic Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl emphasized the power of faith yesterday during his first homily and Mass as archbishop of the Washington Diocese.

The archbishop told of a boy named "Little Dominick" whom he met early in his religious career. Dominick said he believed in Jesus through the teachings of the Catholic Church, even though nobody had seen Him in the past 2,000 years, Archbishop Wuerl said.

"I'll always remember it," the archbishop told about 900 worshippers who assembled at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle on Rhode Island Avenue Northwest. "I find it amazing ... that extraordinary message. ... It requires a great act of faith to accept this."

Read the rest here.


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