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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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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 --...
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July 1, 2006
A plan for Bishop Mark MacDonald of the Diocese of Alaska to be the assisting bishop of Navajoland Area Mission while continuing to provide episcopal oversight in Alaska was approved by Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold. Griswold told the House of Bishops at General Convention that he had approved the plan. The diocese and the area mission will explore what that partnership means during the...
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May 1, 2005
The Church’s first Navajo bishop, Steven Tsosie Plummer, 60, died April 2 in a Shiprock, N.M., hospital after a battle with cancer. He was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2000. The son of a medicine man, Plummer lived all of his ordained life in Navajoland. He was the first elected bishop of the Navajoland Area Mission, created by General Convention in 1977, comprising portions of the Navajo...