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The three bishops of the Diocese of Massachusetts are among the 650 Anglican Communion bishops participating in the once-a-decade Lambeth Conference, now underway in Canterbury, England.  The conference runs from July 16-Aug. 3. This Lambeth Conference is the second for M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE,…
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Governor Deval Patrick visits St. Peter's Church in Salem. As part of the 275th anniversary celebration of St. Peter's Church in Salem, the congregation invited Governor Deval Patrick to stop by the historic church. During his fifteen-minute visit June 9, the governor shook…
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Bishop Barbara C. Harris (r.) receives standing ovation at the ECM annual dinner from, among others, Bishops Tom Shaw and Gayle Harris (ctr.). Episcopal City Mission (ECM) honored church and community leaders for their social justice work during the organization’s annual banquet…
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Left: Bishop Sebastian Bakare (l.); center: a locked church door; right: children at a backyard service in Harare Bishop M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE returned June 3 from a week in the Anglican Diocese of Harare, Zimbabwe, where he had traveled at the request of Presiding Bishop…
Parish News
Dr. Paul Farmer (r.) receives All Saints, Brookline's Spirituality & Justice Award from Roberta Schoor (l.), junior warden, and the Rev. David Killian (c.), rector. An overflow crowd greeted internationally acclaimed physician Dr. Paul Farmer on Sunday, April 27 at All Saints…
Parish News
St. Stephen’s teens visited the diocesan offices after a visit to the State House to lobby legislators for increased funding for summer jobs. The group carried posters with messages from 400 teens who want summer jobs. Pictured are Angel Gutierrez;…
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An appreciative audience listens to Marcus Borg discuss his view of Jesus. See photos from this event>> | Watch video of session 1>> | Watch video of session 2>> Some 400 people gathered at Boston University on March 15, the eve of Holy Week, to hear New Testament scholar…