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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice: April 6, 2018 Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Robert C. Day in Sarasota, Florida, on Jan. 23, 2018. Bob was the longtime headmaster of the Advent School in Boston (1965-1995) and served…
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Children's Stations of the Cross walk at Christ Church in Plymouth. PHOTO: Via Facebook Lighting the Paschal Candle at Grace Church in Norwood. PHOTO: Via Facebook Easter Vigil at Emmanuel Church in…
In the News
The Rev. Steve Ayres of Old North Church is interviewed about the Old North Foundation's decision to begin charging visitors admission on May 1, to help pay for maintenance and renovations to Boston's fourth most popular "museum."
Diocesan News
With the voice of a prophet, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. proclaimed:  “With faith, we will be able to go on to carve a tower of hope on the mountain of despair, and bring into being that great dream, and create right here in America a nation where all will live together … and respect the…
Bishop's Blog
A sermon given at the Clergy Vow Renewal Service, Holy Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, by the Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates "...The Gospel which you and I have been given to preach, the sacraments which you and I have been entrusted to mediate, the reconciling love…
In the News
One floor below the choir room of Christ Episcopal Church in Waltham, a curvy corridor delivers families in need to a cozy niche where good things are happening. On the third Saturday of each month, expectant mothers and parents with babies from infancy to age three gather there to be supplied with…
In the News
Hussein Abdi, 19, had never given much thought to the gunmaker down the street from his high school. He often passed the Smith & Wesson factory and its flashing marquee touting the company’s deep ties to the city, “Since 1852.” Nyasia Jordan, 18, knew it only as the place where her mom used to work…
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The Jubilee Global Mission Committee's "Global Mission Summit," to take place on Saturday, April 21, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston, will be "an opportunity to step back, share what we each see as the big picture, and explore the role that God plays in our…
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Woodcuts of the Stations of the Cross by sculptor, teacher and art historian Peter Rockwell are on display at St. Peter's Church in Beverly until Easter.  The pieces are on loan from the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge. “To have the work of a serious artist like Peter Rockwell is just…
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Several dozen residents–young and old–turned out Wednesday night [March 14] for an interfaith vigil at the center of Town House Square to protest gun violence. The Rev. Deborah Phillips, Rector of Grace Church, called for attendees to renew their “commitment to pray and take action to overcome a…