Good Shepherd Cathderal
Good Shepherd Cathedral, Belleville, Illinois, USA


From the Desk of the Dean
Archbishop Hartley 
For the past 22 years we have served the ACW presiding from the Good Shepherd Cathedral (GSC).  GSC is the Mother church of the ACW...  In GSC  you will see flags of world countries where you can find the Anglican-faith.

14-Jun-19 FATHERS' DAY

Fathers, have a joyful weekend as your children surround you. Be good, fathers, not only by check but with careful Fortitude.
13-Jun-19 “Songs of my Father’s” Psalms-74, A tribute

...I tell you today about my fathers, my Dad & Granddad, for they were not ordinary men, neither did they have great spiritual acumen. “They were my fathers.”
10-Jun-19 A Sermon for Today, Part IV

Shakespeare wrote, “Death, the necessary end, will come when it will come,” but that does not need assistance from you. LIVE, as if your life depended on it!

06-Jun-19 Flag Day, June 14th

All who have visited the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd will have seen all of the flags of the 282 countries of the world displayed within. As one person noted, it is a part of our personality, aiding the motto of the ACW: “Reaching Out to the World.”

05-Jun-19 Expanding Our Fellowship

Recently  we have been receiving emails of people who are interested merging with the ACW... The ACW welcomes all, but we must be bonded in honest, open fellowship.

30-May-19 Ascension Day

Our Lord did not allow the way He was treated on this earth to interfere with His love for us. He stands with us daily through our conflict, sorrows and joy. 

24-May-19 A sermon for today Part III

Memorial day is upon us again, parades, flags flying  and barbecues are top of the agenda, we mourn  those lost mostly lip service, but do we really remember the VETERANS who gave so much
20-May-19 A Sermon for Today, Part Two

There are wonderful, honest people all around you—in church, at work, or where you shop—that you already know. Who are also looking for companionship.

18-May-19 A Sermon for Today

We have also touched lives of many around the world where we have been visited on the website by 249 of its 282 countries.

14-May-19 Good Shepherd Restoration Fund

The contributions given are tributes to the faithfulness and fellowship of the parish in the community and the world...

14-May-19 When Will It Stop?

We are the guardians of faith; we must not get caught up in the political arguments, but do as the Word-of-God requires, to reach the soul of men. We eulogize too many young people; these are not celebrations...
11-May-19 Get Ready for Summer and the Flowers

Flowers are designed to give the a summer hope and bright fragrance, but what makes it so joyous is that Mothers Day falls within its spread.
09-May-19 How Soon We Forget!

...let us not take for granted that when the news media leaves the story, it is over. It’s not! For years it impacts the lives of thousands who suffer silently in grief and pain.

02-May-19 A Return to Duty

Please keep an eye on our website as many changes are in the offing...

24-Apr-19 The Long Road

The ACW's trials and overcomings in this Holy season.
01-Apr-19 Lord Jesus, Think of Me.

Today is a happy day for me but sad at the lost of my dear friend and Brother, Bishop Ronald Joseph in New York. 
07-Mar-19 A Message for Lent-Linda Carty

Around the world, over 10.6 Million people languish in prison, some unjustly and others rightly so. Some will say we should abandoned them, even those with harsh sentences. But we always extend a heart of love and forgiveness as Jesus himself did. 
02-Mar-19 Death...Never "Grand"

“Death the necessary end will come when it will come”; however, there is no such thing as a grand-funeral. Death in its finality is never grand.
22-Feb-19 Archbishop Hartley Celebrates 22 Years as Bishop!

Archbishop Hartley is the man most thought of when the Anglican Church Worldwide is mentioned, as he has become the personification of the church.

22-Feb-19 The Journey Continues

Our theme on consecration Saturday 1997 was “The journey begins”.   We are happy to report to you the journey continues... 
31-Jan-19 Robes of my Fathers

Robes do not make you a good clergyman.  They can only represent the authority of the office. It is up to the clergyman to assure that he is worthy of the office.
29-Jan-19 Watch How You Go

... “Watch How You Go” the story of a simple man whose vision is to serve God. But the journey is not yet completed.                                                                                                
27-Jan-19 My Patriarch--My Father

I love you, not only as my bishop, but also as my father who shall forever be with me...
17-Jan-19 “WELCOME”

For the past 22 years we have served the ACW presiding from the Good Shepherd Cathedral (GSC)  Belleville, Illinois.  GSC is the Mother church of the ACW...  In GSC  you will see flags  of world countries where you can find the Anglican-faith.  Visit our page on the  ACW website and keep abreast of our activities.  

Good Shepherd Cathedral
Anglican Church Worldwide
9305 Lebanon Road, Belleville, IL 62223 USA


Reaching Out to the World and........ Beyond
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