Diocesan News

Diocesan News
As colleges and universities begin this unique school year in the face of unprecedented and changing challenges, campus ministers in the diocese are learning how to safely minister to their communities and anticipating special needs that both students and staff will have as they begin a new school…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

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Sept. 3, 2020 Additional COVID-19 Resources  (Please direct questions to Canon Parnell at bparnell@diomass.org or 617-482-5800, ext. 205.) Many of our clergy and lay leaders have requested additional guidance about risk factors related to the transmission of COVID-19, especially with…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice: August 25, 2020 Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. David Eastman Allen, SSJE in Cambridge, Mass., on Aug. 17, 2020.  David was the last member of the Society of St. John the…
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Aug. 24, 2020 Dear Friends, I write to announce some important changes in the diocesan staff. In 2018, as a response to our diocesan mission strategy, we undertook a reorganization of the diocesan staff in ways that were designed to help us accompany our congregations effectively, including the…
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  Getting souls to the polls isn’t just about casting our own vote, but about working together so everyone can vote and vote faithfully, according to election engagement resources provided by the Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations, available here. …
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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s annual Diocesan Convention, on Saturday, Nov. 7, will take place online via Zoom and livestreaming. Online registration is open, here, until Oct. 30. "When 'Embracing Brave Change' was adopted as the encapsulating theme of our diocesan…
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Aug. 6, 2020   Expanded Stage Two Regathering Guidelines for Communion, Pastoral Visits, Baptism, Youth Ministry The bishops of both Massachusetts Episcopal dioceses have jointly issued expanded guidelines for Stage Two regathering that provide protocols for the administration…
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The Episcopal Church Executive Council in June approved seven United Thank Offering (UTO) Young Adult and Seminarian grants, two of which were awarded to recipients in the Diocese of Massachusetts, according to a June 17 media release.   The UTO awards grants to support innovative mission and…
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June 16, 2020 The landscape of the pandemic and various related matters continues to change each week.  Our hope is to keep you well-informed.  Please read the items below concerning the Spanish-language version of the “Stage Two Regathering Checklist”; property insurance; the Paycheck…