Ohio Bishop Breidenthal Addresses Spiritual Practices at DaySpring Retreat

PARRISH – At the annual Vestry Retreat of the Diocese of Southwest Florida, The Rt. Rev. Tom Breidenthal asked the gathered to consider and define the practical aspects of spirituality. …. “We are trying to practice being the Kingdom of God,” said Briedenthal, the ninth bishop of Southern Ohio, at the Saturday, May 9 conference. “What are the practices that help you to be leaders in your congregation and this Diocese?” Our Christian life together is not only about our personal beliefs, he said. Instead it is practices, virtues and institutions that constitute Christian life. He gave the instance of marriage, where sharing the checkbook is a practice that is ac…