Diocese of Massachusetts

Diocese of Massachusetts

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December 17, 2007

Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts Bishop Thomas Shaw SSJE told a Congressional hearing December 18 that "too many Episcopalians did not raise their voices" against slavery "when God would have wished them to do so."

 

"Episcopalians were owners of slaves and of the ships that...

November 12, 2007

Twelve years after some committed "green thumbs" of Grace Episcopal Church in Everett, Massachusetts, began to transform a weedy patch of ground left by builders from the construction of the new parish hall, parishioners dedicated their churchyard garden to Rachel Carson.

Children of...

November 5, 2007

At the 222nd diocesan convention November 3, the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts voted to send "letters of condolences" to Ohio Bishop Mark Hollingsworth and Colorado Bishop Robert O'Neill on the loss to the Boston Red Sox of the American League pennant and World Series respectively....

August 6, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts and the former rector and vestry members of All Saints' Episcopal Church in Attleboro, Massachusetts, have reached an agreement, which calls for the return of church funds and property.

According to a statement, a lawsuit had been filed by the...

July 18, 2007

Bishop M. Thomas Shaw of Massachusetts has announced that the Rev. William Murdoch, who has served as the rector of All Saints' Episcopal Church in West Newbury since 1993, is leaving the Episcopal Church to serve as bishop suffragan of All Saints Cathedral, Diocese of Nairobi, in the Anglican...

May 9, 2007

The Rev. Barbara Smith-Moran, a priest in the Diocese of Massachusetts, was awarded the 2007 Genesis Award for her pioneering work in integrating science and Christian faith.

Smith-Moran, who has a background in chemistry and astronomy, was one of the first co-chairs of the Executive...

September 30, 2006

At first they were just a few fleeting shadows on the walls of an abandoned two-family house. But soon it was clear from the Epiphany School's rear windows and playground that the shadows were drug dealers unloading their stash and others picking it up.

Not wanting a drug house next...

September 8, 2004

Four United States Episcopal bishops will have the opportunity to engage in discussion with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, next week on a range of issues related to the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion.

The meeting was first discussed among the group in April...

January 19, 2004

With a recently awarded $500,000 grant in hand, the Diocese of Massachusetts is celebrating the successful completion of an $18.4 million fund-raising campaign for its Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference Center. The brand-new facility, located near Greenfield, N.H., opened last summer.

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November 7, 2003

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton made a trip to Boston's North End on May 27 to announce a federal grant to Old North Church from the Save America's Treasures Preservation Fund. One of Boston's most familiar landmarks, Old North Church is known for its steeple, from which church...

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