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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...

November 6, 2007

"Partnership" was the word of the weekend for the 600 members of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts gathered for the 222nd annual convention held November 2-3 at the Royal Plaza Hotel in Fitchburg. Instead of a traditional address,...

October 31, 2006

The Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, meeting as its 221st annual convention October 27-28 at Trinity Church in Boston, focused its attention on mission partnership initiatives that are part of the diocese's multi-year mission...

January 31, 2006

If you stroll across the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., and want a mind-blowing experience, look at the student events board. Countless postings vie for the extra-curricular attention of MIT’s...

March 19, 2004

A special session of the Convention of the Diocese of Massachusetts approved a resolution affirming the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s November 2003 ruling on civil marriage for same-gender couples. The convention gathered...

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,...

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...

August 24, 2003

The Rt. Rev. John Melville Burgess, retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts and the first African-American diocesan bishop in the Episcopal Church, died Sunday, August 24, 2003, in Vineyard Haven. He was 94. Burgess...

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...

April 21, 2002

At a recent symposium on global reconciliation at Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the message from prominent Anglican leaders that we must overcome poverty and disease in our world, coupled with a Harvard...

February 14, 2002

Healing can happen when you give truth-telling a chance. That was the good news that Desmond Tutu, the retired archbishop of Cape Town in South Africa, brought to the Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The hard...

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