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Father Brian Murdoch, parish priest at Grace Church in Vineyard Haven, observed Ash Wednesday with a particular Island theme, and a little humor. Father Murdoch met travelers arriving at the Steamship Authority Vineyard Haven terminal on the 11:30 am Island Home ferry to dispense ashes in the…
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An abandoned building at Beverly Municipal Airport has been saved from demolition, at least temporarily, to shelter the homeless during extreme weather.Mayor Michael Cahill hesitates to call the “temporary emergency accommodation” a shelter, since it’s available only if there is a need for it —…
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On Wednesday December 10th, partners and staff of the Blackstone Innovation School celebrated a virtual ribbon-cutting at the unveiling of EBSCO, one of the most sophisticated academic databases in the nation.  Blackstone students, faculty and administrators now have access to this incredible…
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The AIDS Action Committee has announced that 300 backpacks filled with daily necessities, such as winter hats and gloves, have been donated to the agency by Emmanuel Episcopal Church in West Roxbury. It is the third year in a row that Emmanuel Church has collected backpacks and donations for street…
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Frances Robinson has 600 books piled up in her guest bedroom. She’s not a hoarder, a book vendor, or even a speed-reader, however. The books aren’t even hers.Robinson, along with fellow parishioners at Trinity Church Boston, volunteers weekly at the Paul A. Dever Elementary School in Dorchester…
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One hundred years ago, on Dec. 25, 1914, Christ Church parishioners celebrated their first service at the stone chapel on Court Street in Plymouth.Founded in 1844, the Episcopal parish had built a new, statelier home. And after many years on Russell Street, the congregation had moved to a new place…
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The Rev. Nicholas M. Morris-Kliment was installed as rector of Christ Church in Needham on Wednesday, Nov. 12. “It’s a community that takes being a community seriously,” Morris-Kliment said about Needham, describing the parish in particular as a “solid, vibrant, lively place."  Click the link above…
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It was storming outside, but the atmosphere was warm and inviting inside as parishioners flocked to All Saints’ Episcopal Church last weekend for an extra-special birthday celebration.Located at the gateway into West Newbury from Newburyport, the historic house of worship on Main Street — with its…
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The city of Medford on Oct. 18 handed out its annual Green Awards to Medford homeowners, businesses and organizations working to keep the city environmentally sound. Grace Church Medford was among the organizations honored. The city noted Grace Church's many green improvements including: 1)…
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As cold rain and a chill wind scoured Copley Square on Saturday afternoon, some 1,300 mourners gathered at Trinity Church to say a final farewell to the Rt. Rev. M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE who served as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts for two decades.  His funeral reflected both his…