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February 13, 2017

Fears that an emergency spillway would fail at the Oroville Dam in Northern California prompted authorities to evacuate the homes of more than 180,000 people down river. Photo: California Department of Water Resources, via Facebook...

February 13, 2017

Fears that an emergency spillway would fail at the Oroville Dam in Northern California prompted authorities to evacuate the homes of more than 180,000 people down river. Photo: California Department of Water Resources, via Facebook...

January 10, 2017

St. Paul’s regular coffee hour turned into lunch on Jan. 8 as people without shelter joined parishioners in the church’s parish hall. Photo: Elizabeth Gore [Diocese of Northern California] It may signal the end of a long, hard...

December 20, 2016

The Rev. Andrew Kadel, interim priest-in-charge at St. James’ Episcopal Church in Lincoln, California, as Santa, listens to the wishes of a young participant during the Christmas party after the service. Photo: Paula Schaap [Diocese...

June 30, 2003

POETRY OFTEN IS associated with youth. Young people have the emotional intensity that easily channels into poems about lost loves, poems about life's cruelties, poems about despair. Witness Charles Baudelaire, Rainer Maria Rilke and Emily...

June 1, 2003

ROBERT FARRAR CAPON, Episcopal priest and author, doesn't have trouble preaching, even in his cookbook. "There is a habit that plagues many so-called spiritual minds: They imagine that matter and spirit are somewhat at odds with each...