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The Rt. Rev. William Burrill

The Right Rev. William G. Burrill is the retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, NY, and is the Assisting Bishop in the Diocese of Arizona.

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The Right Rev. William G. Burrill is the retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, NY, and is the Assisting Bishop in the Diocese of Arizona.

Prior to becoming Assisting Bishop of Arizona in 2000, Bishop Burrill had served sixteen years as Bishop of the Diocese of Rochester. He graduated from the University of the South and The General Theological Seminary, and completed post-graduate studies at Cambridge University; the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland; and he attended University of St. Andrews in St. Andrews, Scotland. He has served the Episcopal Church (USA) as both member and chairman of the Standing Commission on Stewardship and Development and also on the Program, Budget and Finance committees.

Bishop and Mrs. Burrill are the parents of four children and celebrate the abundance of ten grandchildren.


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The Rt. Rev. William Burrill

Sermon for the 3rd Sunday in Lent

John 2:13-22

March 26, 2000

The Rt. Rev. William Burrill (TEC)

This Gospel is given to us on this third Sunday of Lent. The Lenten Season is an important part of the Christian year and a very important part of each of our spiritual journeys. Lent develops in the early church as a time of preparation for those to be baptized, a time of instruction, self-examination, preparation and then developed later in the church history as a time for all Christians to annually stop and spend 40 days in self-examination, in penitence. Lent is, in a very true sense of the word, an introspective season, a season when we are asked to look at ourselves.

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The Rt. Rev. William Burrill

Sermon for the 8th Sunday after Epiphany

Mark 2:18-22

February 27, 2000

The Rt. Rev. William Burrill (TEC)

We're coming to the end of the Epiphany season, this important theological season which exists between Christmas and Lent. At Christmas we've celebrated the birth of the Incarnate One, Jesus being born of Joseph and Mary into this world. And we have been spending a number of weeks looking at the concept of Epiphany. The word epiphany quite literally translates as manifestation. An epiphany is when something is made manifest to us. Manifest comes from the same word as manual. A manifestation is when something becomes touchable. It becomes real--not necessarily physically touchable, although often so--it becomes real.

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January 30, 2000

Sermon for the 4th Sunday after Epiphany

The Rt. Rev. William Burrill (TEC)