Diocesan News

Diocesan News
Two new acting chaplains have been appointed to serve at Boston College and Northeastern University…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates made the following announcement on Oct. 16 regarding reorganization of the diocesan staff…
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The 232nd annual convention of the Diocese of Massachusetts will take place on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul (138 Tremont Street) in Boston. Registration is now open online, here.Pre-convention forums in October will offer an important opportunity for learning and discussion…
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In a "Word to the Church" statement issued Sept. 27 from its meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska, the Episcopal Church's bishops urge Episcopalians to look "for the connections among race, violence of every kind, economic disparity and the environment. Then, after reflecting in prayer and engaging with…
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As students and teachers across Massachusetts head back to school, the All Our Children network is preparing to gather a coalition of churches, individuals and community groups interested in how faith communities can support public education, at a Fall Regional Forum on Oct. 21. All Our Children is…
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Liza Zayas has been hired as executive assistant to Bishop Gayle E. Harris and joined the diocesan staff on Sept. 6.  She succeeds Marsha Searle, who has retired after serving on the diocesan staff for four years."I am grateful for having the privilege to work with Marsha, as many in our diocese…
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Episcopal Relief & Development continues its response to a record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season.  Find latest updates here…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:Sept. 6, 2017Dear Friends and Colleagues,We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Kathryn Ann Piccard in Ridley Park, Penn., on Aug. 29, 2017.  Kathryn served at several churches in the diocese, including the former Church of St…
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A new intake officer has been named to serve in support of the clergy disciplinary process for the Diocese of Massachusetts.  The Rev. Thea Keith-Lucas, Episcopal chaplain at MIT, will succeed the Rev. Rainey Dankel, who has been serving as intake officer together with Starr Anderson since…
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The bishops of the Episcopal dioceses of Massachusetts and Western Massachusetts today issued the following statement regarding the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program…