Presiding Bishop Michael Curry resting after surgery

Posted Jul 31, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is resting comfortably following surgery on Tuesday, July 31.  According to the presiding bishop’s family and his medical team, the surgery went well, as had been expected. Bishop Curry is resting, and a full recovery continues to be anticipated.

On July 25 Curry shared news that he had recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer and would be having surgery to remove the prostate gland.

Curry and his family are touched by the outpouring of prayers and well wishes. In their thankfulness, they ask for privacy during his recovery.

Further information will continue to be released by the presiding bishop’s office, as needed.


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  1. I have been praying for you ever since you announced your surgery. I am so happy that complete recovery is expected. We need you with us as our Presiding Bishop for many years to come. Will continue in my prayers for you.

  2. Lloyd Casson says:

    Dear Bishop Curry, we all love you, andare filled with gratitude by the news of your continued recovery. Our prayers continue for a time of needed rest and complete recovery. God bless you, your Grace.

  3. Carlotta Thomas says:

    May Bishop Curry have an easy and restful recovery. God be with him and his family.

  4. God preserve you, Dear Bishop Michael, that you may continue to inspire the rest of us in the Anglican Communion with your gracious leadership in your part of the Church of God. Prayers going up in ACANZP

  5. Mae Parker says:

    Bishop Curry just read about you my prayers and candle are burning for you My husband had the same operation be sure that God will heal you do not feel low keep your spirit up God will care of you I can give you many tips of recovering ❤️🙏🏼

  6. Mary Moses says:

    My prayers continue for you and your family.

  7. Pat Lindsey Johnson says:

    We(Absalom Jones Prayer Guild-St.Ambrose Raleigh) will continue to pray for you during the recovery period and in the future. God bless you and your family.

  8. James L Holmes says:

    Praying for you Bishop Curry! I can witness what God will allow great doctors to do to defeat cancer! One year recovering after surgery followed by intense radiation therapy! No CANCER FOUND! TGBTG!!

  9. We are praying for your speed healing today at St. Alban’s in Monroe, Diocese of Western Louisiana. Love from all!

  10. May the Good Lord continue to bless and keep you and your family.. We will continue to pray for the healing powers of God’s Grace upon your recovery, Bishop Michael. Much love…

  11. Bishop Paisible NDACAYISABA says:

    All our prayers from Muyinga Diocese, Burundi. We have hope in Jesus !!!!!

  12. Anna Pruett says:

    Keeping you in the Light of God, with prayers for your healing, dear Bishop. Blessings from the “Troubadours of the Susquehanna” 3rd Order Franciscan Fellowship, Central Pennsylvania.

  13. Julia Dunbar says:

    All of us at St. Thomas Church in Auburn MA hold you in our hearts and prayers. Bishop, You are a constant reminder to us of how much God loves us all, how God’s love is reflected in creation, kindness & compassion – that love is a verb. May you be healed & comforted always.

  14. suzanne w robinson says:

    Lighting a candle with prayers ascending for your sustaining recovery in the Love
    of Jesus and all the Body. Hopefully Rita Connolly’ sung prayer “The Deer’s Cry”
    on Utube will bring joy to you and your family and healing to your body. To God be
    the Glory. Ever in gratitude for your glowing witness to the Gospel Oneing of Love through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Redeemer, Son of the Living God. -suzanne robinson, St. David’s and St. Ann’s, Kennebunk ~ Kennebunkport Maine

  15. We are so happy that our prayers were answered for a successful surgery. We now pray for a sustaining recovery. May God continue to bless you with His Grace during this time of healing.
    Please rest and enjoy this time with family.

  16. Susan Kanellakis says:

    Thoughts and prayers are with you. May you have a complete and speedy recovery. We are so blessed to have you at the helm

  17. pär kettis says:

    happpy to hear surgery went well and hope for fast recovery. i cannot makre up my mind about a similar prostate surgery. probably should do it. am encouraged hearing about succesful operations.

  18. Cary Lafaye says:

    So nice to be reminded that there IS good news and this is indeed good news. I pray that the Bishop continures to recover well.

  19. God Bless you Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, to a strong and painless recovery. Get some much needed rest. Worry about nothing for God will take care of you. Blessings to all your family. In the name of Jesus Christ our lord. Laugh often and listen to lots of music.

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