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The presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church, best known for his passionate sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle last year, brought his message about the unifying power of love to Brockton on Sunday. The Most Rev. Michael Curry drew fanfare at the Grace…
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The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry has a message about living a life guided by love and generosity, a life of giving more than you take and thinking of others before yourself. He’s aware that some may tune him out. “Christians go to church, they expect to hear something about love,” Curry said in an…
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The Most Rev. Michael Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, brought a message of hope and love of God and neighbor to Lawrence. He began his visit at Esperanza Academy, which holds classes in the parish hall of the adjacent Grace Episcopal Church. The middle-schoolers gave him a welcome…
Diocesan News
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry kicked off his weekend-long visitation in the Diocese of Massachusetts on Friday afternoon with a high energy stop in Lawrence, spending an hour talking with the students of Esperanza Academy before making a pastoral visit at Grace Church to hear…
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"PB&J" Youth Jamboree with the PB:  This special conversation program with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and middle and high school youth will be webcast live on Saturday, April 27, 1:30 to 3 p.m., from the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston. Click on the link below and then follow…
Reflections

Sermon given by Bishop Alan M. Gates at the Holy Tuesday Renewal of Ordination Vows and Blessing of Holy Oils service on April 16, 2019, at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston.

Diocesan News
Courtesy Photo Members of St. James’s Church in Cambridge hosted teams from Emmanuel Church in Boston and Trinity Church in Marshfield during their first Indaba encounter weekend in March. Massachusetts Indaba 2019 is underway,…
Reflections
“Eggshell on Fabric,” original watercolor painting by Amy Lewandowski Framed on my kitchen wall has long been a small watercolor depicting a single brown egg.  The shell is lying open, its white interior empty as a winter’s nest.  I have tended to think of it simply as a still…
Parish News

In 1971, artist Martha Bancroft painted a 16-foot mural of a Jesse Tree for the chancel wall of the former Parish of the Messiah in Auburndale. When Messiah merged with Trinity Church in Newton Centre in 2015, the mural was removed and is now in need of a new home.

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The 244th Lantern Lighting Ceremony was held on Sunday night, April 15, the eve of Patriot’s Day, at Old North Church in Boston’s North End. The Lantern Ceremony celebrates the events of the night of April 18, 1775, when two men acting under the orders of Paul Revere snuck into the Old North Church…