Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana Archives

Ecumenical Services

For many decades, the leadership of the Episcopal Church in Northern Indiana has taken a great interest in ecumenical outreach. That interest has often been directed at the Catholic Church and the Lutheran Church, both denominations having similar liturgical traditions.

Ecumenical Service at St. Nicolas Orthodox Church, Gary, March 1945, with Rev. James Foster of Christ Church

Ecumenical Events in Gary, 1965-1970

Gathering of Bishops and Abbots, May 1964

Associated Churches of Fort Wayne Address by Bishop Klein, January 25, 1966

Polish National Catholic Church Joint Episcopal Service, South Bend, 1966

Bishop William Sheridan - Bishop Leo Pursley Meeting, South Bend, 1973

Lutheran-Episcopal Church Service, South Bend, 1984

Ecumenical Installation of Rev. C. Corydon Randall, Trinity Fort Wayne, 1971

Bishop Little-Bishop D'Arcy Meeting, 2001

Ceremony Honoring Theodore Hesburgh of Notre Dame as Honorary Cathedral Canon, 2002

Episcopal-Catholic Evensong Service, Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Wayne, 2016

Episcopal-Catholic Service, St. Monica Catholic Church, Mishawaka, 2018

Lutheran-Episcopal Eucharist Celebration, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, South Bend, 2019