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Episcopal top bishop visiting northern Indiana

Episcopal top bishop visiting northern Indiana

Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2011 6:03 pm

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church is visiting northern Indiana this week.
Katharine Jefferts Schori became the first woman to lead the church in 2006. She is chief pastor to the Episcopal Church’s 2.4 million members in 16 countries and 110 dioceses.
The South Bend Tribune reports she’ll participate in the annual Convention of the Diocese of Northern Indiana. The diocese consists of 36 churches.
Her roles here will include officiating a Eucharist at 10 a.m. Saturday and participating in an open forum at 1:30 Saturday, both at Century Center in South Bend.
She also will preach and celebrate a bilingual Mass at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Plymouth.

Published in The Messenger 10.13.11

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