June 17, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] It’s one thing to practice piano duets in the parlor when no one’s home to hear. It’s another when your tunes, and possible missteps, reverberate across town.
“When we practice on the main instrument, somebody always is listening,” says Lisa Lonie, carillonneur at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania, and at Princeton University in New Jersey. She recently launched a...
June 12, 2013
[Historical Society of the Episcopal Church -- Press Release] The Historical Society of the Episcopal Church (HSEC) held its annual meeting 10-11 June 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.
On Monday night the Society’s members re-elected the Rev. Dr. Robert W. Prichard (President), the Rev. Dr. Marilyn McCord Adams (Vice President), Dr. J. Michael Utzinger (Secretary); and Mr. George DeFilippi (Treasurer), as well as electing three members to its Board of Directors for their...
June 8, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The popular Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) will be held at Villanova University in suburban Philadelphia. Slated for July 9-13, 2014, EYE14 is being planned in partnership with the Diocese of Pennsylvania.
The announcement was made June 8 by Bishop Clifton Daniel of the Diocese of Pennsylvania, to Executive Council, currently meeting in Maryland.
“Villanova University offers a scenic setting, with ample...
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[Adzima Funeral Home] The Rev. Frank Earl Wismer III (Ret. Col. U.S. Army Reserve), age 65, of Stratford, beloved husband of Patricia McClaren Coller, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 in St. Vincent’s Medical Center.
The Rev. Wismer, Vicar of Christ Episcopal Church in Norwalk, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Nancy Macfarland Wismer of PA, and the late Frank E. Wismer. He was a graduate of the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth and Yale Divinity...