Patriarch meets with administrative work group

Archbishop Bates is meeting today through Wednesday in Olathe Kansas with an administrative work group. The purpose of the meeting is to develop a strategic plan for an administrative infrastructure for the ICCEC. The plan will be presented to the Patriarch’s Council at the February meeting in Orlando. Participating in the meeting today are Archbishop […]

CEC Chaplain Celebrated Mass in the oldest chapel on the Island of Oahu,HI

click for full image click for full image Chaplain (LTC) John C. Molina held a Christmas Mass in the oldest chapel in the Island of Oahu,HI (and of all the military intallations on the Islands). The chapel was donated by the Queen to the Army and is a historic landmark. Chaplian Molina said, “It needs […]

Celebration in Manila

The news of the election of Bishop Craig Bates as the Patriarch was received with such joy that a call went forth to prepare the fattened calf. And added to it were some “not-so-biblical” swine and chickens. Many thanks to the Cathedral of the King for sharing this wonderful video!

Grace and peace to you from the Garden Spot of the Middle East!

click for full image Letter home from Fr. Dean Van Brunt in Kuwait First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of our Lord Father in heaven, who at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit: Grant that all who are baptized into […]

The Most Reverend Craig Bates Elected Patriarch of the ICCEC

Orlando, FL – January 9, 2008 The Most Reverend Loren T. Hines, Senior Archbishop of the ICCEC, announced that the Patriarch’s Council, in accordance with the Canons, has elected The Most Reverend Craig W. Bates as the new Patriarch of the International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church. Press release and full statement to follow.

Patriarch’s Council Meets

ORLAND, FL – January 8, 2008 The College of Archbishops and Patriarch’s Council have assembled today in Orlando FL. The meeting will begin tomorrow, Jan 9th at 9:00 am, at the corporate office of Bridges of America. Please be in prayer for the Bishops as they seek the will of the Lord for our communion. […]

New Years from Iraq: Fr. Steve Dundas

Dear Friends and Family Greetings from Al Anbar Province where I have been deployed since July supporting our teams of Marines, Sailors, Soldiers and a few Airmen and US Border and Customs Service advisors serving at Training Teams to the Iraqi Army, Border Enforcement, Port of Entry, Police and Highway Patrol.

Chaplain’s Letter from Iraq

Dear Friends and Family, Greetings from Al Anbar Province where I have been deployed since July supporting our teams of Marines, Sailors, Soldiers and a few Airmen and US Border and Customs Service advisors serving at Training Teams to the Iraqi Army, Border Enforcement, Port of Entry, Police and Highway Patrol. It has been a […]

The Vocation of Military Chaplain

By Bishop Doug Woodall One of the most rewarding vocations for a priest to enter is the military chaplaincy. It takes a lot of preparation both educationally and spiritually for this is not a traditional parish ministry. If you are called to this vocation, you must have an accredited Bachelor’s degree and attend an accredited […]

Letter Home: Christmas Season

Grace and Peace to you on the anniversary of Our Lord bringing Light to the World, via the Word made flesh. We all know the story but this is the reading that the Marines and I took to all of those standing watch on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day here at KCIA. Additionally, everyone standing […]