Category All the Saints

May she rest in peace and rise in glory: Marjory Luise Johnson Hatfield

The EWHP Board announces with heavy hearts the passing of Marjory Luise Johnson Hatfield, beloved daughter of our own Susan Johnson, former president and long-time EWHP board member and administrator of the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church. Marjory died at the age of 44 on February 27, 2013 after an extended illness. A celebration […]

Book Review: American Jezebel, the Uncommon Life of Anne Hutchinson

American Jezebel: The Uncommon Life of Anne Hutchinson, the Woman who Defied the Puritans This book sat on my “to be read someday” shelf for far too many months after it was proffered by a friend who thought I would like it.  I decided I really should return it to her and thought I would […]

All the Saints, All the Time: Honoring Deaconess Harriet Bedell

Susan Guise, EWHP board member from the Diocese of Southwest Florida, celebrates the life and ministry of Deaconess Harriet Bedell, who joined the Church Triumphant on January 8, 1969. Susan notes, “As one of the newest members of the national board of the Episcopal Women’s History Project, I am honored to represent an area where […]

May she rest in peace and rise in glory: +Jane Holmes Dixon

We heard with sorrow the recent news of The Rt. Rev. Jane Holmes Dixon’s passing on Christmas Day, December 25, 2012. From the website of the Diocese of Washington: “Early in the morning on Christmas Day, the Rt. Rev. Jane Holmes Dixon, former Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese of Washington, died in her sleep. Bishop […]

All the Saints, All the Time: Honoring Deaconess Margaret Peppers

A Blessed Advent to all from the Episcopal Women’s History Project! In this issue of Timelines, we lift up Deaconess Margaret Peppers. Deaconess Peppers, after a long and fruitful ministry in the Diocese of Olympia, first as a rural minister in less populated areas of western Washington, and subsequently as coordinator of Christian education and […]

All the Saints, All the Time

We are a month away from the “real” All Saints Day, Nov. 1, so it is a good time to remind everyone of women you would like to remember in a special way at that time.  Saints don’t have to be living in the church triumphant; they can still be here as part of the […]