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The 233rd Annual Convention of the Diocese of Massachusetts will take place on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center in Hyannis.  Additionally, convention-goers will have the option of attending a special dinner on Friday, Nov. 2 honoring Bishop Barbara C. Harris and…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates has announced the appointment of the Rev. Martha L. Hubbard to serve as a regional canon in the Diocese of Massachusetts, with two additional appointments to be made in upcoming weeks. Courtesy photo …
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Demonstrators from community and faith-based groups returned to the State House on June 24, less than a week after lawmakers passed a budget that did not include immigration enforcement measures they’d pushed for. After singing, praying and chanting, the group delivered to lawmakers letters --…
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During a recent prayer vigil outside Newton City Hall on the plight of separated immigrant families, area religious leaders reminded attendees that caring for “the stranger” is an important tenet in the Old and New Testaments and the Quran. In her prayer at last week’s vigil, the Rev. Gretchen…
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[Episcopal News Service] Responding to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s call to “Follow the Way of Jesus,” deputies and bishops at the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, meeting July 5-13 in Austin, Tex., acted on a record number of resolutions on key issues such as immigration,…
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The Mission Institute has announced the appointment of Myriam Hernandez Jennings as its new program director. Courtesy Photo Myriam Hernandez Jennings Hernandez…
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David R. Ames has been hired as executive assistant to Bishop Gayle E. Harris, beginning July 16.  He succeeds Vesta Scotland, who has been serving in the position in an interim capacity and will be leaving the staff on July 20 to pursue certification in the event and hospitality field. …
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Tom Hamel has been hired as controller and will join the diocesan staff starting July 31.  He succeeds former controller Charlie Jordan who left the position in May to become the investment coordinator for the Trustees of Donations. …
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The seventh grade scholars from the Nathaniel Bowditch School in Salem joined with their partners from Grace Church in Salem for their annual end-of-the-year lunch at the church. In response to Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll's call for notes for the children in custody on the border in Texas, the entire…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates has announced the hiring of Martha Shaughnessey Gardner to serve as missioner of networking and formation, a new position on the diocesan staff, beginning in early August. Courtesy Photo …