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Bishop Rickel’s Christmas Message Merry Christmas, Diocese of Olympia and everyone watching! For those of you who love Christmas, I have good news for you, it’s a season, not a day. It runs from this day to January 5, and then to the Feast of the Epiphany, the arrival of the Magi, the 6th of January, so enjoy it, keep celebrating. Christ arrives, that’s what Christmas is all about. Christ coming into our lives, coming into our world, incarnating love

An Invitation to Cathedral Day 2018 at Saint Mark’s Cathedral

An Invitation to Cathedral Day 2018 at Saint Mark’s Cathedral

Bishop Rickel offers a personal invitation to Cathedral Day 2018, on April 28, at Saint Mark’s Cathedral, as well as some reflections on the role of a cathedral in the life of our community. For clergy who have candidates to submit for confirmation, reception, or reaffirmation, please visit: http://bit.ly/ecww-cathedralday2018 For anyone who would like to attend, please register here: http://2018-cathedral-day.eventbrite.com

Justice Interrupted: Remembering Executive Order 9066 and the Legacy of St. Peter, Seattle

Justice Interrupted: Remembering Executive Order 9066 and the Legacy of St. Peter, Seattle

In 1942, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which laid the groundwork for the wrongful internment of countless Japanese-American citizens. The parishioners of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Seattle, a historically Japanese-American parish, were taken from their homes and placed in internment camps. Bishop Rickel introduces our upcoming series of interviews with the current parishioners of St. Peter, Seattle who survived the internment camps and this tragic chapter of American history.   In this first installment of interviews with parishioners

Advent 2017: A Message from Bishop Rickel

Advent 2017: A Message from Bishop Rickel

As we prepare for Advent and enter into this season of expectation and waiting, hear Bishop Rickel’s encouragement to slow down and use this season to truly listen. You can find more reflections from Bishop Rickel on Advent in Living Compass’ “Living Well Through Advent 2017.” Copies are available at their website (https://www.livingcompass.org/) or by calling the Office of the Bishop at 206.325.4200.