Posts by EDFW Web Admin

Posts by EDFW Web Admin

Pat High, rest in peace

Dear Friends in Christ, It is with deep sadness that we share news of Pat High’s death this morning.  She died at home at about 5:00 a.m. Please keep Bishop High and their children, Allison, Leslie and Rayford B., and their grandchildren in your prayers. Details about service arrangements and other plans for the celebration of Pat’s life will be forthcoming soon. We trust in God’s mercy at this tender time, knowing that Pat is resting in peace and rising…

Women of the Passion to be heard at St. Luke’s, Fort Worth

St. Luke’s in the Meadow Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, invites the public to a worship service featuring Women of the Passion, A Journey to the Cross at 5 pm Sunday, March 15. Women from Scripture narrate the story of Christ’s Passion, and station by station, the congregation will accompany Jesus in the traditional 14 Stations of the Cross. Composer, musician, and singer Ana Hernandez will lead short musical reflections and responses at each station during the worship service. Readers will give voice to the women who tell…

Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth Responds to the Heartbleed Bug

There has been much in the news recently about the discovery of an internet security issue known as “Heartbleed,” a serious vulnerability that affects almost every site, service, and application connected to the internet. A solution to the problem was created almost immediately by the people who discovered it, and the fix was released publicly along with the announcement of the problem. The diocesan communications team has analyzed diocesan internet activity and found there is no evidence of any data…

Bishop High to stay through 2015

At its April 7, 2014, meeting, the Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth asked the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr. to stay on as provisional bishop through 2015, and he agreed. “We are all very happy about this,” said Elinor Normand, president of the Standing Committee. “We really appreciate how he is helping us to grow as a diocese and to stay focused on our mission and ministry.” Bishop High, retired bishop suffragan of the Episcopal…

Heartbleed Bug – Answers, Information, and Advice from the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth

You may have heard on the news or in other media about a recent internet-security vulnerability known as “Heartbleed.” The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth does not have the capability or the desire to become a tech-support provider or a primary source of internet-security information. However, we are taking several actions with our own applications in order to secure them against this vulnerability, and we feel it may be helpful to provide information about what we are doing and why,…

Episcopal Parties File Motion to Stay Mandate In Anticipation of Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

On March 25, 2014, the loyal Episcopalians of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth filed a motion requesting the Texas Supreme Court to stay its mandate in anticipation of an appeal to the United States Supreme Court. A copy of the motion is HERE: Emergency Motion to Recall and Stay Issuance of Mandate or to Stay Enforcement of Mandate A copy of the Episcopal Parties’ reply to the breakaway faction’s response is HERE: Reply in Support of Motion to Stay…