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February 27, 2018

[Diocese of Massachusetts] The Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, has appointed the Rev. Amy Ebeling McCreath as the new dean of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in downtown Boston.

McCreath will be the ninth dean of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul...

January 30, 2018

Tell us about yourself and your work. Where are you located? What do you do with your time? Do you have any hobbies?

I am one of the Archdeacons of the Diocese of Massachusetts and have been an ordained deacon for 15 years. The focus of my ministry for the diocese is formation. I am...

November 28, 2017

By: The Rev. Maryalice Sullivan

We are pleased to report that the building project for the girls’ dormitory at Hegongo Holy Cross School in Tanzania is ongoing and will hopefully be completed soon. All the money from the UTO grant has been spent, and more money has been raised to complete this project. In February 2017, a...

June 19, 2017

[Diocese of Western Massachusetts] Western Massachusetts Bishop Douglas J. Fisher attended a hearing June 19 held by the Massachusetts Legislature’s Joint Committee on the Judiciary that featured testimony on a range of proposed criminal justice reform measures focused on sentencing and...

January 31, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts] Bishop Alan M. Gates and Bishop Gayle E. Harris of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, together with Bishop Douglas J. Fisher of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, have signed a joint letter from 17 church leaders, issued today by the...

December 12, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts] The bishops of the Episcopal Church in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Dec. 12 issued a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump expressing their dismay at his choice of Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

“The Episcopal...

June 2, 2016

The Hon. Margaret Marshall, former chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, gave the homily at Trinity Church to honor the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision for marriage equality.

[Trinity Church Boston] “Who am I to judge?” These words echoed...

January 15, 2016

[Diocese of Massachusetts]

A moment for re-affirmation

The communiqué issued by primates of the Anglican Communion this week is part of the ongoing conversation within our Communion regarding matters of authority, scriptural interpretation and sexuality.  While...

April 23, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts press release] As the jury convenes this week in the sentencing phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the bishops of the Episcopal Church’s two Massachusetts dioceses April 23 issued the following statement against...

February 18, 2015

The Ash Wednesday devotional image from “Intent”: A mixed-media collage by MIT undergrad Annie Dunn

[Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts] Young adults from several worshiping communities in the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts are inviting one another into Lent this year with...

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