Diocese of Virginia

  1. Bishop Shannon Johnston announced today the upcoming departure of the Rev. Canon Pat Wingo, Canon to the Ordinary. His last day will be May 11. Wingo has

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  2. The following sermon by the Rt. Rev. Shannon Johnston, Bishop of Virginia, was delivered at St. Paul’s Church, Alexandria, on Sunday, April 6, 2018.

     

    Today, as we continue the great celebration of Easter, we solemnly mark the 50th anniversary of

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  3. The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church are meeting in retreat at Camp Allen in Navasota, TX.  On March 7, the House of Bishops unanimously accepted the following statement on gun violence.

     

    “I call heaven and earth to witness against you today that I

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  4. (To read this letter in Spanish, scroll down; Para leer esta carta en español desplace hacia abajo.) 

    Young people across the nation and across the Diocese are on the move. Led by passionate and articulate teenage survivors of the Ash Wednesday shooting in Parkland,

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  5. Dear Diocesan Family -

    I am posting below the statement from the group Bishops United Against Gun Violence, which we issued this past Friday regarding the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida. "Bishops United" is an association of approximately 70 bishops in The Episcopal Church

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