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On Tuesday, May 2, at 7 p.m., All Saints' Episcopal Church of the North Shore will celebrate the installation of its first rector, the Rev. Marya DeCarlen, who will serve full time. The bishop of the Diocese of Massachusetts, the Right Rev. Alan Gates, will preside, and there will be a ceremony…
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Eager to work toward solutions to the problems of poverty, racism and gun violence, Episcopal bishops, clergy members and lay people gathered for three days last week for a conference in Chicago, the American city that recorded the most homicides in 2016.The city’s recent surge in deadly violence…
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While New Bedford has long dealt with opioid addiction, the epidemic extends beyond city bounds. Residents of South Coast suburbs, realizing that opioid addiction is a regionwide problem, have begun to form collaborations and hold events.  The Rev. Scott Ciosek of St. Peter's Church in…
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St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church in Dover held an "ashes to go" service early Wednesday morning for people on their way to work or school. See photos from the Metrowest Daily News.Click the link above to view the photos.
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St. Martin's Episcopal Church came to the people on Ash Wednesday instead of the people going to the church.  The Rev. Scott A. Ciosek, priest-in-charge of St. Martin's Episcopal Church as well as St. Peter's Episcopal Church, South Dartmouth, was giving ashes to people in the parking lot of…
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Trinity Episcopal Church in Stoughton recently erected a new sign in memory of Lawrence Corbett, a retired town carpenter who kept the church well maintained for many years.Click the link above to read the full story.
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A standing lunch date holds for any resident who needs it Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the parish hall at St. Barnabas's Episcopal Church in Falmouth.  Around the Table provides regular, free hot meals to the community. The all-volunteer-run effort is going into its 33rd year.  “We’re…
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If all priests were blessed with the Rev. Edwin D. Johnson’s smile, churches wouldn’t need lights.Incandescent is the only word to describe what happens when the 34-year-old pastor of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Dorchester speaks about putting his faith and his church on the front lines of a…
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Proudly displaying an “Immigrants and Refugees Welcome” banner in front of her Newburyport church, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church rector the Rev. Martha Hubbard admitted she has sensed a lot of uncertainty and even fear within the community regarding the Trump administration and its policies.“As…
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Boston-area Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders say they are joining forces to combat President Trump’s crackdown on sanctuary cities.  “We will stand with our Muslim neighbors. We will stand with our undocumented neighbors,” said the Rev. Dorothella Little-page, who serves Episcopal…