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Listen to the presentation by immigration attorney Robert McAndrews at "Immigration and The Church 101: The Lord's Song in a Foreign Land," convened by the bishops on March 26 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston as an opportunity for education and strategizing about the church's …
Diocesan News
The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:Dear Friends and Colleagues,We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Karen Bettacchi on March 22. Karen served at St. Michael’s Church, Holliston, St. Luke’s and St. Margaret’s Church, Allston, Church of Our Redeemer, Lexington…
Diocesan News
Bishop Alan M. Gates and Bishop Gayle E. Harris convened "Immigration and The Church 101: The Lord's Song in a Foreign Land" on March 26 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston as an opportunity for education and strategizing about the church's response and responsibility in ministry with…
Diocesan News
The Episcopal Church in eastern Massachusetts invites you to come and see what makes our faith communities meaningful to the people who call them home. 
Diocesan News
The Board of Trustees of the Episcopal Chaplaincy at Harvard has announced the appointment of the Rev. Margery Kennelly, currently the assistant rector at the Church of the Redeemer in Chestnut Hill, as Harvard's next Episcopal chaplain. She will begin her ministry at Harvard on June 1, and will…
Bishop's Blog
I have twice been to the top of Cannon Mountain, near New Hampshire’s Franconia Notch. An aerial tramway carries visitors to the mountain’s pinnacle. One of my family visits there was on a clear, sunny day. You could see in every direction, as far as Vermont, Maine, and even Quebec – a stunning…
Parish News
St. Stephen's Church in Boston hosted a March 7 community hearing with Boston City Council members on a resolution affirming sanctuary status for Boston Public Schools (BPS).  About 200 people filled the church sanctuary, according to a St. Stephen's Church news release, with students, educators,…
In the News
While New Bedford has long dealt with opioid addiction, the epidemic extends beyond city bounds. Residents of South Coast suburbs, realizing that opioid addiction is a regionwide problem, have begun to form collaborations and hold events.  The Rev. Scott Ciosek of St. Peter's Church in Dartmouth…
Diocesan News
The Mission Strategy Implementation Organizing Team issued a letter on March 10 updating the diocesan community on the team's initial work so far and inviting everyone to get involved, particularly at the local congregational level."As members of one diocese, we have the wonderful opportunity to…
Diocesan News
Amy Cook, who serves on the diocesan staff as missioner for education, formation and discipleship, will be leaving at the end of April to take a new position as the head of the formation working group for the Diocese of California in San Francisco.“It has been a pleasure and a privilege to serve in…