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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…
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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, will offer “Ashes to…
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Despite its prime location facing Boston Common, it is easy to walk past St. Paul’s sober Greek revival portico and mistake it for a shuttered bank. Until now. The new renovation, the dean explained, would embody the parish’s spirit of outreach with a bold design for the church’s unfinished…
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Kaia Stern, a lecturer at Harvard Divinity School, called the Harvard Interfaith Prison Education program an invaluable step towards fixing a prison system in “crisis” at the program’s official kick-off event Thursday evening. HIPE pairs mentors with incarcerated individuals working towards their…
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This sounds strange, but Ash Wednesday is one of my favorite days. We get to tell the truth, about the fact that we're dust, that our lives will end, and that even if we try our best, we are going to mess up. People bring back the palms they got on Palm Sunday [last year and then] stuck behind a…