Links to Other Websites
Some Local Links:
the website of St. Alban’s parish, our home. Also see the Links page
on that site.
www.ladiocese.org -- the website
of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles
www.episcopalnews.com –- the
website of The Episcopal News, the Diocese of Los Angeles’ news source.
www.ucla.edu –- UCLA’s website
www.studentgroups.ucla.edu/URCfriend/ -- the website for the
Religious Conference, an ecumenical organization of which we’re a member
To Learn More About the Episcopal Church:
the website of the national Episcopal Church. If you’re looking to learn
about the Church’s history and teachings, check out the “Seekers & Visitors”
Direct links to a couple of useful places on the national church’s
If you want to know where the Episcopal Church stands on social issues
www.episcopalchurch.org/3654_34243_ENG_HTM.htm, a downloadable PDF file
of a booklet outlining social policy decisions made at General Convention
and by the Executive Council (ways the Episcopal Church governs itself)
compiled by the Episcopal Public Policy Network.
The Ministries with Young People, which includes campus ministries, page
is located at
www.newark.rutgers.edu/~lcrew/rel.html -- the
website of Louie Crew, a living saint in the Episcopal Church, founder of
Integrity, the grassroots organization of Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender
Episcopalians, and keeper of statistics no one else bothers with; his site
includes essays from a variety of people on a variety of topics and an
ever-growing list of reasons why people are Episcopalians.
To Learn More About the Worldwide Anglican Communion:
–- access to Anglican News Service updates, information on what
unites Anglicans and the work of various networks of Anglicans.
an independent resource, Anglicans Online is dedicated to information
and news of the Anglican Communion.
www.cofe.anglican.org –- the
website of the Church of England, Mother Church of the Anglican
www.archbishopofcanterbury.org –- the site of Archbishop of
Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, figurehead of the Anglican Communion.
Online Episcopal/Anglican Magazines:
Every Voice Network, a progressive Episcopal and Anglican
web-based network, www.everyvoice.net.
The site includes commentary from a variety of lay and ordained folks on
current issues impacting the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion.
The Witness, www.thewitness.org, is an online magazine with nearly a one hundred year
history (a print version was available until the fall of 2003); it also has
a progressive slant.
www.livingchurch.org is the
online home of the weekly print magazine The Living Church. It’s a
staple in Episcopal churches, even in ones who find its perspective a little
Praying Online & Other Sites Useful For Spiritual Growth:
If you’d like to read and “inwardly digest” the assigned lessons for
this coming Sunday (or any Sunday in the near future) check out
www.textweek.com. The site also
includes some preaching resources—things like other people’s sermons on the
lessons and links to art work dealing with themes from the lessons.
The Mission of St. Clare operates this website—
www.missionstclare.com –- to “to
give busy people a way to participate in Morning and Evening Prayer
including the readings and psalms for each day (along with a bit of
music!).” The Daily Office (set prayers for Morning and Evening—along with
prayers for use at noon and night) developed in monasteries and convents.
This version comes from the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer.
This site run by Irish Jesuits,
www.jesuit.ie/prayer/, will walk
you through a meditation with Scripture selected for the day. It also
offers “Prayer Guides” as you go with ideas on how to get more out of the
site and your prayer life.
is a British site with an essay on how to pray and resources for prayer,
including prayers for times of conflict.
The Prayer Sanctuary,
www.embody.co.uk/archive/edc99/sanctuary.html, will offer you a way to
take a quick breather and light a virtual prayer candle. The site
automatically plays some meditation music, so adjust your volume.
A labyrinth is an ancient meditation tool sometimes found on the floors
of cathedrals. Walking one can be like going on a pilgrimage without having
to actually go anywhere. If you’re interested in walking one see the
labyrinth locator on this page:
www.gracecathedral.org/labyrinth/interactions/index.shtml. Search the
whole state of California as the local ones aren’t in Los Angeles proper and
the database isn’t clever enough to get you ones surrounding LA
specifically. The page also has an online finger labyrinth which you can
“walk” with your mouse.
Think I missed a link?
If your favorite Episcopal/religious site isn’t listed here or if you’d
like to take issue with what I did list here, or if you have a technical
issue with one of the links, email me at