[ Show ]
Support VoyForums
[ Shrink ]
VoyForums Announcement: Programming and providing support for this service has been a labor of love since 1997. We are one of the few services online who values our users' privacy, and have never sold your information. We have even fought hard to defend your privacy in legal cases; however, we've done it with almost no financial support -- paying out of pocket to continue providing the service. Due to the issues imposed on us by advertisers, we also stopped hosting most ads on the forums many years ago. We hope you appreciate our efforts.

Show your support by donating any amount. (Note: We are still technically a for-profit company, so your contribution is not tax-deductible.) PayPal Acct: Feedback:

Donate to VoyForums (PayPal):

Login ] [ Contact Forum Admin ] [ Main index ] [ Post a new message ] [ Search | Check update time | Archives: 123[4]56789 ]
Subject: Katrina Ely Carter, 81; Canon of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles

Sierra Madre
[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]
Date Posted: April 02, 2003 4:15:47 EDT

Katrina Ely Carter, 81, a sculptress, social activist and canon of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, died March 25 in Sierra Madre following a short illness related to heart disease.

The widow of the Rev. E. Lawrence Carter, who served as rector of St. John's Church in Los Angeles, she was named a canon in October by the Rt. Rev. J. Jon Bruno, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.

Katrina Carter was active in All Saints Church in Pasadena, and in 1995 founded Grace Center, partially sponsored by that church, to aid sexually abused children and battered women.

Born in Greenwich, Conn., the former Katrina Ely earned an education degree from New York University and taught briefly in New York City schools.

During World War II, she worked as an occupational therapist and for U.S. Naval intelligence. After the death of her first husband, Clarke Murray, in 1957, she married Carter in 1960 and moved to Los Angeles.

Always interested in sculpture, she earned an art degree from Immaculate Heart College and began working in stone, even creating the tombstone for herself and her second husband. When her works were exhibited at the Episcopal Cathedral Center in 1999, Carter wrote: "In meditation, I touch and sense the weight of this stone that comes from the womb of the earth.... As I take hammer and chisel to the stone, I am both exhilarated and anxious.... I move into my inner resources looking for an epiphany."

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]

[ Contact Forum Admin ]

Forum timezone: GMT-5
VF Version: 3.00b, ConfDB:
Before posting please read our privacy policy.
VoyForums(tm) is a Free Service from Voyager Info-Systems.
Copyright © 1998-2019 Voyager Info-Systems. All Rights Reserved.