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On Feb. 28, a group of teens and adults from All Saints Parish and Church of Our Saviour participated in City Reach, an overnight program that enables housed people to learn firsthand about homelessness from people who have experienced it. City Reach takes place several times each year at the…
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Seven members of the confirmation class at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Milton and six adults visited Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston on March 7 for Ecclesia Ministries’ "CityReach," an overnight program of discovery and conversation about the causes and circumstances of homeless people…
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Religious leaders, town and state officials and residents gathered in Bedford March 20 to denounce recent acts of anti-Semitism in the schools and pledge their support to help make Bedford a safe and welcoming community for all cultures and races.  "We wish this wasn't happening but since they are…
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People braved cold weather and even a few snowflakes to receive ashes on the go on Ash Wednesday, as two local Episcopal churches took the Christian ritual to the streets. The Rev. Scott Ciosek, who is the pastor of St. Martin's Church in New Bedford and St. Peter's in Dartmouth, said the parishes…
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The Eagle-Tribune features Ash Wednesday and Lent observances at the Episcopal parishes of St. Paul's Church in North Andover, Christ Church in Andover and Trinity Church in Haverhill.  While many are familiar with the aspects of Lent that involve fasting or sacrifices, local clergy say the message…
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It’s that time of year again: break out those brackets, pick your favorites and get ready to compete for serious bragging rights. College basketball? No, a tournament in which stakes are not as temporal as those of the NCAA, but instead reach all the way to heaven: Lent Madness.  For the fifth…
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Two new candidates have emerged to succeed the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, introduced in this Boston Globe story.  The Rev. Timothy E. Crellin, vicar of St. Stephen's Church in the South End, and the Rev. Canon Margaret "Mally" Ewing Lloyd, who oversees diocesan staff and…
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The Four Churches of the Southern Cross, a group of four small, local Episcopal churches, has developed a special church service for children who are autistic or have special needs. "Spirit of Grace" is held at 2 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month. The sponsoring group was conceived about one…
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Facebook has added a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.WBUR reached out to Cameron Partridge, a transgender chaplain at Boston University, who emailed back this response to the news:…
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The Revs. Meghan T. Sweeney and Billie Mae Gordon are relatively new to their profession. So is their current situation as priest-in-charge and pastoral associate at All Saints Episcopal Church in Attleboro, a situation they called a "team approach," that may be part of a new normal for small…