Diocesan News

Diocesan News
  A message from our bishops:  As our nation approaches its Election Day on Nov. 8, we have a deep yearning for the Holy Spirit to be present in our national life.  Individually, we express this yearning in a variety of ways according to personal conscience.  Colle…
Diocesan News
Last year, the Church of the Holy Spirit in Wayland voted to close.  In April 2015, the Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, and the diocesan Standing Committee (the elected governing body that oversees aspects of church closings and property sales) consented to…
Diocesan News
The Very Rev. John P. (Jep) Streit Jr., the dean of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston since 1995, announced on Sept. 25 his plan to retire in February 2017."I am grateful to have served here for such a long, good time, so much has happened. I am very…
Diocesan News
The Boston Episcopal Chinese Ministry based at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul is marking its 35th year with a special anniversary celebration on Sunday, Oct. 9.  The Rev. Canon Connie Ng Lam, Canon Missioner for Asiamerican Ministries, invites the prayers and presence of everyone in the diocesan…
Diocesan News
On Oct. 2, the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston will celebrate the anniversary of its reopening with an event unveiling new art work and giving thanks for all of the people who gave of their time and resources to make the renovation possible.  The event will include the unveiling of…
Diocesan News
Kelsey Rice Bogdan is the executive director of Life Together, a leadership development and faith formation fellowship program for young adults. This will be Rice Bogdan's first program year as executive director. She sat down for a Q&A to share some of the opportunities presented by the 2016-2017…
Diocesan News
The Episcopal Boston Chinese Ministry was founded in 1981 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul…
Diocesan News
With the approaching culmination this fall of an election year that many have found to be especially vitriolic and divisive nationally, the bishops of the two Episcopal dioceses in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are planning to come together as neighbors on Saturday, Oct. 22 to walk a route that…
Diocesan News
Those planning to run for election to a diocesan position or submitting a resolution to Diocesan Convention have until Sept. 9 to do so.All nominations, resolutions, proposed constitutional and canonical amendments and committee reports are due in the diocesan Office of Convention and Council by…
Diocesan News
Although St. Stephen’s Youth Programs (SSYP) began at St. Stephen’s Church in the South End of Boston 17 years ago, its programs, including B-SAFE and B-PEACE, have rarely stayed within the four walls of a church.From lively celebrations in local parks, to field trips to sites across the city and…