Posts from October 2020

Posts from October 2020

Litany for Social Justice

The Litany for Social Justice will prayed as part of the opening worship service for the 2020 Diocesan Convention. This is part of the work for racial justice and reparations that we pledged to undertake via a resolution passed at the 2019 Diocesan Convention in the wake of a powerful address by Bishop Eugene Sutton of Maryland. Please read it, pray it, so when we all join together in the live streamed worship at 10 am Saturday, November 14, our…

St. Francis Day pet blessings offered across diocese

Sunday, October 4, 2020, is the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saints of animals and the environment. Because Francis expressed his devotion to God through his love for all of God’s creation, the custom of offering blessings of animals around or on his Feast Day grew up. As always, clergy in the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth are offering blessings of animals in a variety of settings, but with locations and manner of blessings adapted to keep everyone…

Corrie Cabes named assistant rector, Heavenly Rest, Abilene

The Rev. Corrie Cabes will join the staff of the Church of the Heavenly Rest in Abilene as assistant rector in October. Cabes was sponsored for ordination by the Diocese of Fort Worth, and ordained to the priesthood on June 29, 2020, at All Saints’ Fort Worth. She graduated from the Seminary of the Southwest (SSW) in May. While in seminary, she served as a member of the Jonathan Daniels Pilgrimage Task Force, a group committed to rediscovering and nurturing…