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A police officer and a person who is homeless playing chess together isn’t something you would necessarily expect to see while walking down Tremont Street in downtown Boston. On the portico of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, however, this has become the new normal during the summer months thanks to the cathedral’s “Ministry of the Steps.”

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The bishops of the Diocese of Massachusetts invite all to gather to share stories and enjoy delicious foods from around the world at a free dinner event, "Honoring Refugees Among Us: Share a Meal, Share a Story," to take place on World Refugee Day, Thursday, June 20, 5 p.m., at the Church of the…
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Two vocational deacons and eight transitional deacons were ordained by Bishop Gayle E. Harris on Saturday, June 1 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston.

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Join Bishop Alan M. Gates and The Crossing congregation of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul for Boston's annual Pride Parade, from Copley Square to Boston City Hall Plaza, on Saturday, June 8. The Episcopal Church contingent will gather at the steps of Trinity Church in Copley Square Plaza at 11 a…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice: May 22, 2019 Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. John Alfred Fesq in Pinehurst, N.C., on April 30, 2019. John served as curate of Christ Church in Quincy from 1967 until 1969. In October of…
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Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry joined Bishop Barbara C. Harris and General Convention House of Deputies Vice President Byron Rushing on April 28 at Grace Church in New Bedford, Mass., for a candid panel conversation about racism and who is on the inside, who is on the outside and who is still on the margins of the church and society.

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A comprehensive review of the diocese's constitution and canons is underway, and the committee charged with the task wants to hear from anyone and everyone who has an interest in any eventual revisions.   Working closely with the bishops and chancellor of the diocese, members of the Committee…
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A lively and thought-provoking exchange between young adults and Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry during a breakfast meeting on April 26 highlighted the challenges that people in their 20s and 30s face in their spiritual journeys, and it underscored the need for the church’s renewed…
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The Episcopal Church's presiding bishop, the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, brought his "Way of Love" message to eastern Massachusetts April 26-29, 2019, traveling the Diocese of Massachusetts from north to south over the course of four event-filled days of public preaching and gatherings with…