Diocese of Massachusetts

Articles

June 24, 2003

A delegation of 28 peace pilgrims from the Diocese of Massachusetts, led by Bishop M. Thomas Shaw, spent 10 days in the Middle East meeting with both Israelis and Palestinians and assessing the prospects for peace. Despite the violence and anger, they found a few signs of hope.

In a...

January 23, 2003

Nearly 1,500 bishops, clergy members, lay persons and ecumenical guests from across the country braved Boston's bitter cold to gather for the three-hour liturgy at which Gayle Elizabeth Harris became the 981st bishop in the American succession on Saturday, January 18 at Trinity Church in Boston...

November 6, 2002

With just the right blend of sass and sentimentality, the Diocese of Massachusetts bid farewell to its outspoken suffragan bishop, Barbara Clementine Harris--the first woman to be elected a bishop in the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Over several days, culminating in the diocesan...

May 31, 2002

The Diocese of Massachusetts elected a suffragan bishop today who just happens to be a black woman with the name of Harris, repeating the historic election of Barbara Harris as a suffragan in 1988, the first woman elected a bishop in the Anglican Communion.

The Rev. Gayle Harris,...

January 8, 2002

A significant building project at Trinity Church in Boston's Copley Square, designed to preserve, renovate and expand the church and the parish house, kicked off its first phase of construction on January 2 when work began on a series of six geothermal wells close to the church's exterior....

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