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It was a very different scene on the lawn of the Church of Our Saviour, with rock music and motorcycle riders replacing hymns and church-goers. The transformation Sunday afternoon was part of the Episcopal church’s second annual Blessing of the Motorcycles.
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Members of the Haverhill Clergy Association are hosting a prayer vigil today at 5:30 p.m. at GAR Park across from Haverhill Public Library to remember the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. ”It’s important to pray not just as Christians, but as people of faith,” said the Rev. Jane Bearden,…
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Grace Episcopal Church in Medford was packed Wednesday night with dozens of citizens for a prayer vigil honoring those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday, with hearts especially heavy after the death of one of their own in the attacks.
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The city of Boston is coming together for prayer vigils and reflections following yesterday's explosions at the Boston Marathon. Host Michel Martin talks with Bishop Gayle Harris, of The Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, about how Bostonians are handling the shock and the faith community's…
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An Episcopalian church and a Catholic church will celebrate Palm Sunday together in Medford in a procession that will include dancers, a band and a man dressed as Jesus riding from one church to the other on horseback. Grace Episcopal Church and St. Joseph Parish have been celebrating Palm Sunday…
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Listen to Rev. Tim Schenk discussing Lent Madness on BPR. Also featured in this episode: Papal Conclave Intrigue; War Reporter Sebastian Junger; March Madness; Globe's Brian McGrory. 
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It is a day they will never forget — the late winter day when 361 of their co-workers, family members and compatriots were rounded up by "la migracion." "It is terrible for me to recall the way they took my friends," said 41-year old Marina Tejada, a Salvadorean who was among the workers at the…
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The Rev. Noah Evans and the Rev. Cameron Partridge praised legislation that helps make transgender children and youth feel more welcomed in public schools. Evans said bullying can be difficult for transgender youths, and the new law helps protect them. “It’s tough, it’s really tough, and I think…
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St. Peters Anglican Church of Uganda community in Boston hosted Bishop Thomas Shaw the Episcopal Bishop of the State of Massachusetts on Sunday March 3rd 2013 at their Waltham Parish. In his sermon Bishop Shaw’s message concentrated on encouraging children to develop a servant heart at an early age.
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As area Christians observe Ash Wednesday tomorrow, the spiritual leaders of one local church will be taking it to the street — the ashes, that is. In a new take on a centuries-old Christian tradition, the Rev. Marya DeCarlen, rector of St. James Episcopal Church in Groveland, willoffer “Ashes to…