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A common purpose can lead to good things.  That’s the thinking behind the new intentional living community of Mt. Hope at Kennedy Park for people passionate about food justice and advocacy.“They will collaborate with one another,” said Larissa Alter, South Coast Mission Hub assistant director…
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A free city neighborhood bus tour brought together about 50 people Sunday starting at Grace Episcopal Church and ending at Youth Opportunities Unlimited, followed by a social period at the Slainte Irish Pub rooftop deck.  “It’s really about community congregation, this tour,” said Jim McKeag,…
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The Rev. Cheryl Minor and the Rev. Paul Minor celebrated 20 years of ordained ministry at All Saints' Church in Belmont on Sunday, Sept. 17. The husband and wife co-rectors were honored with a service and festive luncheon that included time for the congregation to share memories of how God has been…
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As students and teachers across Massachusetts head back to school, the All Our Children network is preparing to gather a coalition of churches, individuals and community groups interested in how faith communities can support public education, at a Fall Regional Forum on Oct. 21. All Our Children is…
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Liza Zayas has been hired as executive assistant to Bishop Gayle E. Harris and joined the diocesan staff on Sept. 6.  She succeeds Marsha Searle, who has retired after serving on the diocesan staff for four years."I am grateful for having the privilege to work with Marsha, as many in our diocese…
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Episcopal Relief & Development continues its response to a record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season.  Find latest updates here…
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The congregation of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church-on-the-Canal in is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its building this month.The building was originally a summer chapel, Church of Our Savior, in Hull. The Rev. J. Samuel Stephenson discovered the unused building and organized fundraising events…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:Sept. 6, 2017Dear Friends and Colleagues,We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Kathryn Ann Piccard in Ridley Park, Penn., on Aug. 29, 2017.  Kathryn served at several churches in the diocese, including the former Church of St…
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A new intake officer has been named to serve in support of the clergy disciplinary process for the Diocese of Massachusetts.  The Rev. Thea Keith-Lucas, Episcopal chaplain at MIT, will succeed the Rev. Rainey Dankel, who has been serving as intake officer together with Starr Anderson since…
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In March, while the city was in the midst of a string of shootings that left seven dead — more than any year since 2011 — Mayor Daniel Rivera called Police Chief James Fitzpatrick and several priests and pastors to his office for a meeting."Basically, we had gotten to wit's end about what else we…