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Children's Stations of the Cross walk at Christ Church in Plymouth. PHOTO: Via Facebook Lighting the Paschal Candle at Grace Church in Norwood. PHOTO: Via Facebook Easter Vigil at Emmanuel Church in…
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With the voice of a prophet, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. proclaimed:  “With faith, we will be able to go on to carve a tower of hope on the mountain of despair, and bring into being that great dream, and create right here in America a nation where all will live together … and respect the…
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The Jubilee Global Mission Committee's "Global Mission Summit," to take place on Saturday, April 21, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston, will be "an opportunity to step back, share what we each see as the big picture, and explore the role that God plays in our…
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On Wednesday, March 14, in collaboration with interfaith partners and grassroots organizers in the Pioneer Valley, Episcopal Church youth and bishops protested peacefully outside the gates of Smith & Wesson in Springfield. 

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On Wednesday, March 14, in collaboration with interfaith partners and grassroots organizers in the Pioneer Valley, Episcopal Church youth and bishops will stand peacefully for one hour, 3-4 p.m., outside the gates of Smith and Wesson (2100 Roosevelt Avenue) in Springfield.  Speakers will…
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The bishops of the Episcopal dioceses of Massachusetts and Western Massachusetts jointly issued on March 1, 2018, the following call, "From Lamentation to Action."  In it they urge solidarity in prayer on March 14, in response to a call for such from the Bishops United Against Gun Violence…
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The search process is now formally underway for three regional canons to serve in the Diocese of Massachusetts.  The job description for the three regional canons is being distributed churchwide . Each of the regional canons will serve a geographic area of the diocese encompassing four…
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The Rev. Amy Ebeling McCreath has been appointed by Bishop Alan M. Gates as the new dean of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston.  The Cathedral Chapter approved the appointment at its Feb. 27 meeting.    McCreath will be the ninth dean of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, succeeding…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice: Feb. 16, 2018 Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. James C. Knudson in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Feb. 11, 2018. Jim served in the diocese for 10 years before retiring in 2000. He served at…
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The bishops of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, the Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates and the Rt. Rev. Gayle E. Harris, are members of Bishops United Against Gun Violence and commend the following statement issued by the coalition on Feb. 16. The heart of our nation has been broken yet again by…