Diocese of Maine

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April 11, 2019

La Diócesis Episcopal de Maine recibió una notificación del Obispo Presidente y Primado Michael B. Curry y del Registrador de la Convención General, el Reverendo Canónigo Michael Barlowe, de que el obispo electo Thomas James Brown ha recibido la mayoría requerida de consentimientos en el...

April 11, 2019

The Episcopal Diocese of Maine has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, that Bishop-Elect Thomas James Brown has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process...

December 13, 2016

New Hampshire Bishop Robert Hirschfeld and the Rev. Calvin Sanborn of Maine share their perspectives on the theological basis for advocacy in the public sphere and what that might look like at the both the diocesan and parish level. Photo: Heidi Shott

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July 15, 2014

By: Kirk Hadaway

St. Ann’s Episcopal Church is not the typical historic New England Episcopal parish; it is relatively young, having been founded in 1973 amid the rolling hills, forests and small communities around Portland, Maine. Situated above a busy two‐lane road, the church sits alone, looking somewhat...

April 23, 2009

During a hearing April 22 in Augusta, Maine, a representative of Episcopal Diocese of Maine Bishop Steven Lane told legislators that they ought to "extend the rights and obligations of civil marriage to all Maine citizens." "To deny those rights to certain persons on the basis of sexual...

September 11, 2008

As Hurricane Ike roared across Haiti, Susan Meade looked up from the sales table of an art show held in the parish hall of St. Mary the Virgin in Falmouth, Maine -- about 2000 miles away from Haiti, where the art was created. "It was miraculous," Meade said. "There was a long line snaking all...

August 17, 2008

The Rt. Rev. Chilton Knudsen, 61, bishop of the Diocese of Maine, who considers herself "one of the happiest bishops in the Episcopal Church," will retire at the end of this month. Knudsen was consecrated March 28, 1998.

"I'm finding myself looking back a lot these days," she says, "and...

May 6, 2008

The Episcopal Diocese of Maine consecrated the Rev. Canon Stephen Taylor Lane as bishop coadjutor May 3 in Portland's Cathedral of St. Luke. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori was the chief consecrator.

 

Lane, 58, began the service wearing in a simple white alb, but...

April 28, 2008

The Episcopal Diocese of Maine will ordain and consecrate the Rev. Canon Stephen Taylor Lane as its bishop coadjutor on May 3 at the Cathedral of St. Luke in Portland.

Lane, 58, serves as Canon for Deployment and Ministry Development in the Diocese of Rochester, New York. He was...

December 9, 2007

The Dioceses of Maine and Haiti have shared a companion relationship with one another since 2002. The roots of the companionship are in partnerships between several Maine parishes and congregations in rural Haiti that were formed even before the official relationship began.

The...

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