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Woodcuts of the Stations of the Cross by sculptor, teacher and art historian Peter Rockwell are on display at St. Peter's Church in Beverly until Easter.  The pieces are on loan from the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge. “To have the work of a serious artist like Peter Rockwell is just…
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Several dozen residents–young and old–turned out Wednesday night [March 14] for an interfaith vigil at the center of Town House Square to protest gun violence. The Rev. Deborah Phillips, Rector of Grace Church, called for attendees to renew their “commitment to pray and take action to overcome a…
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"[Diocese of Western Massachusetts Bishop Doug] Fisher and other Episcopal leaders from around the state, joined by students from Springfield, Holyoke, and Boston and supporters and activists from around the region brought their message to a constituency that has so far largely avoided the Parkland…
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Students across Massachusetts walked out of classes, marched and rallied on March 14 in solidarity with a national day of activism calling for stricter gun laws. The #Enough walkout occurred exactly one month after the deadly high school shooting in Parkland, Florida. With high-schoolers in more…
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A group of paintings on display at St. Paul’s Church in Newburyport is brightening up the building’s window wells for the season of Lent while shining a light on a powerful environmental message. The set of 16 paintings was completed by St. Paul’s parishioner and Newbury resident Ingrid Sanborn in…
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Grace Church in Vineyard Haven--with its stained-glass windows honoring first African-American diocesan bishop John M. Burgess and first African-American priest Absalom Jones, and its chapel mural by revered African-American artist Allan Crite--has recently been added to the African-American…
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Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, the president of the Episcopal Church's General Convention House of Deputies, issued a call Jan. 22 for the Episcopal Church to spend Lent and beyond examining its history and how it has handled or mishandled cases of sexual…
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The basement of the Episcopal Parish of St. John the Evangelist in Hingham was packed Monday morning, its walls lined with 50-pound bags of rice and 20-pound boxes of raw pasta.  Hundreds of parishioners from across the South Shore donned hair nets and measured ingredients, and boxes were…
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The Rev. Edward Cardoza — better known as “Father Ed” — may be the spiritual leader of more than 100 families who belong to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church.  But he’s also recognized as a supporter and counselor to those who work for social justice and spiritual uplift the world over. Cardoza,…
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Jay Berube looks forward to greeting his breakfast guests with a warm smile and friendly hello every day.  But that morning ritual takes on extra meaning when the city is plunged into the kind of dangerously cold weather that has gripped the region for the past week. “I worry if someone doesn…