Category: Anglican Commentary

June 2021 Anglican Commentary

At our 198th Commencement, on Thursday, May 13th one of our graduating students was awarded the Anglican Communion Prize. The annual award goes to a student who has “shown an outstanding commitment to discerning the mission of God through World Anglicanism.” This year’s Prize recipient was the Rev. Vijayathasan Daniel Jeyaruban Over the course of […]

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Reflections from the Rev. Guimond Pierre Louis ’20

It’s an honor for me to have been asked to write the Anglican commentary this month. I am reminded that my class couldn’t have in-person graduation last May 2020 due to Covid-19. In the comfort of Room 304 in St. George’s dorm, behind my laptop, I graduated with an M.A. degree having my name called […]

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Anglican Commentary – April 2021

Hearty and warm greetings from the College of the Transfiguration, Grahamstown, South Africa. We began the 2021 academic year amidst a lot of uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic as thus far it has claimed over 50,000 lives in South Africa. We are in a perpetual state of grief that leaves one wondering, who is […]

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Anglican Commentary – March 2021

Back in November 2020, the Virginia Seminary Board of Trustees instructed the administration to start work on a new strategic plan. Thus far, there have been one-on-one discussions with all board members. They have, as they should, set the parameters for this work. One finding is that the work of the Center for Anglican Communion […]

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Anglican Commentary – February 2021

It is my honor to be the interim head of the Center for Anglican Communion Studies. I will play this role until the Rev. Katherine Grieb, Ph.D. ’83 starts as director of the Center in July 2021. We have been in a strategic planning process with the Board of Trustees. Without exception, board members were […]

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A Message from St. George’s College, Jerusalem

I send warm New Year’s greetings to all our friends in the wider community of Virginia Theological Seminary with hopes that you have had a joyful Christmas season. I am so thankful for the College’s partnership with VTS and its Center for Anglican Communion Studies which I believe has been mutually fruitful for a good […]

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Giving Thanks for Rev. Robert S. Heaney, Ph.D., D.Phil.

Having announced that he is stepping down from his role as Director of the Center for Anglican Communion Studies earlier this fall in order to fully engage his role as Professor of Theology and Mission, it is now time to mark and commemorate the work of the Rev. Dr. Robert S. Heaney.     Over the past seven […]

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A Tribute to Molly O’Brien, CACS Administrative Coordinator

Relationships and hospitality are at the heart of the work of the Center for Anglican Communion Studies. We put our hearts, minds and prayers into equipping intercultural community, empowering intercultural leaders, and enriching Episcopal-Anglican identity.   At the core of these efforts for over 5 years has been Molly O’Brien, the Center’s Administrative Coordinator. Molly […]

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September 2020 Anglican Commentary

For this month’s Anglican Commentary, we are pleased to introduce the newest member of our Center for Anglican Communion Studies’ team, Ms. Melina Dezhbod ’21. We are thrilled to have her join us! Together we look forward to bringing to the VTS community and wider Communion our 2020-2021 events on, “The Anglican Communion: A Movement […]

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