Diocese of Massachusetts

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February 27, 2012

Volunteers set up for "Cathedral in the Night" homeless ministry.

[Episcopal News Service] The loss of her job in the medical records field more than two years ago cost Carol Hopkins her home and forced her to move. And although Hopkins, 60, still makes...

December 14, 2011

[Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts] As Occupy Boston protesters regroup following the recent close of their Dewey Square encampment, the Episcopal Diocese of Masschusetts’ Cathedral Church of St. Paul has offered them meeting space for their general assemblies, beginning Tuesday, Dec. 13.  The...

June 13, 2011

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori joined 560 Episcopalians in the Diocese of Massachusetts on June 7 to celebrate the work of Episcopal City Mission, encouraging them in her keynote address to both pray and "work like hell" for a world where no one goes hungry, illness is answered with...

January 12, 2011

Episcopal City Mission in the Diocese of Massachusetts on Jan. 11 gathered a roomful of community organizers representing some of the state's most ethnically diverse and economically hardest-hit cities --Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, Fall River, Brockton -- and gave out 17 checks totaling $200,000 to...

November 1, 2010

The Rev. Eric Hillegas has a vision: Inner city students engaged in free tutoring programs to increase their chances of graduating from high school and continuing on to a college education.

During his tenure as associate priest at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in the Upham's Corner section...

February 11, 2010

In a world where people are feeling hurt, wounded and have nowhere to turn, the church must provide hope, healing and reconciliation, the Rev. Philbert Kalisa, an Anglican priest and founder and director of REACH-Rwanda, said during a Feb. 11 presentation at Episcopal Divinity School in...

August 27, 2009

When ecologist Daniel Goleman addressed Episcopalians gathered at Grace Church, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, on August 27, he commended their efforts in cooperative buying of low impact parish supplies. "You can become national models for what any group can do to turn this [environmental]...

July 13, 2009

Episcopal Camps and Conference Centers, Inc. (ECCC) on July 13 presented Massachusetts Bishop M. Thomas Shaw with the 2009 "Hero of Camping Ministry" award at a reception held at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel.

Shaw was honored for his work founding the Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference...

December 8, 2008

Despite damage from two fires, which Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald says were "deliberately set" in the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston on Sunday, the church’s Monday Lunch Program, which serves more than 150 lunches to homeless neighbors each week, continued yesterday...

June 6, 2008

Bishop M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE, of the Diocese of Massachusetts, visited Harare, Zimbabwe, between May 26 and June 3, on behalf of Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori at the invitation of Bishop Sebastian Bakare of Harare to witness the ongoing religious and political violence among the...

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