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January 23, 2013
Deacon LaCinda Hardy-Constant, Ranger Grace Roybal, the Rt. Rev. David Bailey, Deacon Catherine Plummer and Arnold Joe, an aspirant, holding hands in prayer during a November visit to the Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner State Monument in New Mexico. ENS Photo/Lynette Wilson [Episcopal News Service]  Some of them died of broken hearts. While Union and Confederate soldiers waged war...
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January 23, 2013
A Navajo rendition of the ascension hangs above the altar at St. Michael’s Church in Upper Fruitland, New Mexico. In addition to Mary, Jesus and St. Michael, it includes a hogan, or traditional Navajo dwelling, the church and and oil derrick. ENS Photo/Lynette Wilson [Episcopal News Service] Every third Sunday, Deacon Paula Henson travels 200 miles round trip from Fort Defiance, Arizona...
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August 28, 2009
As anticipated, Bishop Mark MacDonald, national indigenous bishop in the Anglican Church of Canada, has informed Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori of his intention to resign officially as assisting bishop of Navajoland Area Mission in September. MacDonald has been serving in dual capacities since 2007 when he was appointed to the newly created Canadian post. He was chosen to serve as...
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June 14, 2009
Delegates to the 33rd annual Convocation of the Episcopal Church in Navajoland June 12-14 overwhelmingly approved creation of a leadership conference to facilitate the elections of an interim bishop in September and a Navajo, or Diné, bishop for Navajoland, an area mission of The Episcopal Church, by 2013. With Navajo vestments and crozier, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori...
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June 14, 2009
Delegates to the 33rd annual Convocation of theEpiscopal Church in Navajoland June 12-14 overwhelmingly approved creation of a leadership conference to facilitate the elections of an interim bishop in September and a Navajo, or Diné, bishop for Navajoland, an area mission of The Episcopal Church, by 2013.   With Navajo vestments and crozier, Presiding Bishop...
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May 15, 2008
San Juan Mission, also known as the New Mexico Region of the Episcopal Church in Navajoland, focuses on the ministry of the baptized, and thus all members participate in ministry. San Juan, as in all of the Navajoland Area Mission, functions under the philosophy of the Hooghan Learning Circle -- a formation program for people of all ages that seeks to bring together the Episcopal Christian...
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May 5, 2008
At the Good Shepherd Mission, also known as Church of the Good Shepherd, we merge the gospel with our Diné traditional belief. We believe that, in many instances, Christian teachings and our Diné traditional teachings are similar. My grandmother (who was a medicine woman, performed the Beauty Way Ceremony for restoring good health, happiness and harmony in one's life) instilled...
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June 18, 2007
Delegates to the 31st annual convocation of the Navajoland Area Mission affirmed Mark MacDonald in his role as Bishop of Navajoland. It was MacDonald's first convocation as Bishop of Navajoland. He has served as bishop of the Diocese of Alaska since 1997, and his duties there will cease at the end of July. On June 22, he assumes his new role as bishop of all indigenous persons in Canada --...