Ecumenical Catholic Bishop of the Pacific Northwest Diocese
Let us act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with our God. (Micah 6:9)
Vision Statement: Ecumenical Catholics of the Pacific Northwest — Restoring relationships of justice, peace, and love with God, with one another, and with all of Creation by living out our baptismal ministry as the Body of Christ.
We are the Ecumenical Catholic Church of the Pacific Northwest embracing a network of sacramental communities in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. As authentic Catholics we celebrate our continuity with the undivided Church of the first millennium and believe that salvation is offered to all. Our unity is built on scripture and the Nicene Creed and Eucharist is the visible sign of that unity. We are in communion with the association of Churches known as the Ecumenical Catholic Communion and function within the generous parameters of the ECC Constitution. Ecumenical Catholic Communion. Read more about our Catholic identity HERE.
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“Alleluia! Praise the Most High, all you nations; glorify God, all you peoples, for God’s love is strong, God’s faithfulness is eternal.” Psalm 117 It is Sunday. It is a day to remember that God is Creator. It is a day to remember that God calls us to freedom out of all the things thatContinue reading “Sunday”
“When I was in trouble I called to you, Most High, and you answered me. Save me from liars and deceivers!” Psalm 120: 1 The psalms are a wonderful source for reflection and prayer. Our human dispositions have not changed that much since they were written. Psalm 120 is titled “Enemies of Peace” in myContinue reading “The Enemies of Peace”
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