Official Diocesan Blog

New Diocesan Leaders

The Rev. Canon Tracey Russell, Deacon Joanne Martin

As we continue to move forward as a diocese, the Lord has provided two gifted leaders. I have asked the Rev. Tracey Russell to serve as Canon for Youth Ministry and the Rev. Joanne Martin to serve as Deacon for Special Projects.

Local Anglicans Release Worship Album

To the many

In 2016, a small group of local Anglican songwriters including Tina Wurschmidt of Shepherd's Heart Fellowship, The Rev. Sean Norris, formerly of South Side Anglican, now in Charleston, SC and Katherine Rosier of Trinity Anglican, Beaver, came together to help each other with their songwriting.

Confessions of an Ordinand

As I reflect on my ordination to the priesthood, I feel destined to underwhelm expectations given the caliber and amount of support I’ve received personally and in my call to ordained ministry.  Under Archbishop Duncan and Canon Mary Hayes I discerned a call to ministry through Shepherd’s Heart Church in Pittsburgh sponsored by the Rev.

Confessions of an Ordinand

As I reflect on my ordination to the priesthood, I feel destined to underwhelm expectations given the caliber and amount of support I’ve received personally and in my call to ordained ministry.  Under Archbishop Duncan and Canon Mary Hayes I discerned a call to ministry through Shepherd’s Heart Church in Pittsburgh sponsored by the Rev.

Explaining Ash Wednesday & Lent

Ash Wednesday & Lent are almost here. For some, this is is a familiar season & for others these practices are new. We thought we'd provide some explanations from a variety of sources on the significance and practice of Ash Wednesday & Lent.

From the ACNA Texts for Common Prayer: