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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…
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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…
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The bishops of the Episcopal dioceses of Massachusetts and Western Massachusetts today issued the following statement regarding the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program…
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A Wrentham church has launched an unusual campaign to raise awareness of the toll that opioid abuse has taken in Massachusetts. Signs marked “#2069” — the number of opioid-related deaths reported statewide for 2016 — have shown up in yards around the region thanks to the efforts of Trinity…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:Sept. 5, 2017Dear Friends and Colleagues,We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Alexander “Randy” Daley on Prince Edward Island, Canada, on Aug. 12, 2017. Randy served as rector of St. Paul’s Church in North Andover from 1976…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates and Bishop Gayle E. Harris are requesting continued prayers and support for all those affected by Hurricane Harvey. "We extend our concern, compassion and prayers to those facing the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. Donations to the hurricane relief fund at Episcopal…
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In the days following the violence in Charlottesville, Va., and as news continued to develop about controversial plans for a rally on Boston Common on Saturday, Aug. 19, with various groups planning counter-actions in response, the Cathedral Church of St. Paul (138 Tremont Street) in Boston has…
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All are welcome to join on the steps of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul (138 Tremont Street) in Boston on Sunday, Aug. 13, 7-8 p.m., for a silent candle-lit vigil in solidarity with Charlottesville.Additionally, St. Paul's Church (26 Washington Street) in Malden will be open for prayer and…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates issued the following statement and call to prayer on Aug. 12 following violence in Charlottesville, Va.:We condemn the hatred behind Saturday's gathering in Charlottesville of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other purveyors of bigotry, which is equally un-American and un…