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St. Peter's Episcopal Church went to the dogs and stuffed animals during a special “Blessing of the Animals” service on October 8. The special service is a popular one, held on or close to the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi to commemorate the famous saint of pets and animals. The Feast of St…
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On Friday, Sept. 20, children from the preschool at St. David's Church in South Yarmouth helped to ring the church bell to raise awareness for climate change and caring for creation. "We just had a bell-ringing experience with our preschoolers and people from our congregation to…
Reflections
"Baptism: Water of Creation - Destruction - Regeneration," stained glass at St. Andrew's Church, Ayer Many congregations in the Diocese of Massachusetts observe a "Creation Care Season" beginning with the Feast of St. Francis, Oct. 4 through the last Sunday after Pentecost,…
Diocesan News

With the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border so often in the news, a group of seven high school-aged Episcopalians, along with three adults, set off in August for a week in Nogales, Ariz., to hear the stories of people who are experiencing it firsthand. Their trip was part of Las Fronteras: Faith in Action, a yearlong diocesan program...

In the News
Numbering about 60, a coalition of youth groups and concerned citizens gathered at Memorial Field across Roosevelt Avenue from Smith & Wesson headquarters on Sept. 13 to call on executives to work with them to address gun violence. Joining the groups were two of the state’s Episcopal bishops and a…
Diocesan News

The difference that the B-SAFE summer program makes in the lives of the children and teens it serves becomes quickly apparent during a visit to a host site in full swing. What may be less obvious is the impact that the program has on the many volunteers from Episcopal churches across the diocese whose members give up some of their time and resources each summer to participate.

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In the News
The start of the gospel during Sunday service isn’t supposed to raise a chuckle. But Rev. Bradford Clark couldn’t help it. A goose honked. Some crows briefly joined the chorus but, on the whole, the domestic and wild animals in the neighborhood didn’t disturb proceedings. This wasn’t the annual…
In the News
Every month for the past two years, members of Winchester’s Parish of the Epiphany, along with other faith groups, have gathered at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Boston and Burlington to pray, sing, and hold signs of support for the detainees. From inside…
Diocesan News
The B-PEACE for Jorge Campaign of the Diocese of Massachusetts, in partnership with the Diocese of Western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley Project, invites participation in a public witness outside the corporate headquarters of Smith & Wesson (2100 Roosevelt Avenue) in Springfield on Friday,…