Diocese of Maryland


May 13, 2015

The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland has named former Bishop of Maine Chilton R. Knudsen as its assistant bishop. A statement from the diocese about the appointment and a biography of Knudsen follows.

Statement from Maryland Bishop Eugene Sutton

It is with great pleasure that I have...

May 1, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

The office of Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has released information concerning Heather Cook of the Diocese of Maryland.  

Pursuant to Title IV of the Canons of The Episcopal Church, the Presiding Bishop and Bishop Cook have reached an Accord.  Under the...

February 12, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has issued the following statement:

On Healing and Wholeness

            Healing is the primary work of people of faith and the communities of which they are a part.  Christians, as disciples of One who...

February 10, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori today issued a formal canonical Restriction on Ordained Ministry directed to the Rt. Rev. Heather Cook, Bishop Suffragan of Maryland. 

This Restriction was issued as part of the Episcopal Church’s Title IV disciplinary process....

February 4, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] A Baltimore grand jury has indicted Episcopal Diocese of Maryland Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook on 13 counts for allegedly causing the Dec. 27 car-bicycle accident that killed Thomas Palermo.

Five of the charges listed in the indictment handed down Feb. 4 by a...

January 29, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland wants Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook to resign her position in the diocese in the wake of her involvement in a fatal car accident.

“The Standing Committee has concluded that Bishop Heather Cook can no...

November 5, 2014

Maryland Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton leads pilgrims to the Hasselbach cemetery at the Claggett Center, Buckeystown, Md., where a marker dedicated to the slaves who were buried there was later dedicated. Photo credit: Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.

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November 3, 2014

The Rev. Jim Hamilton, pastoral missioner for Church on the Square, Canton, celebrates Eucharist on All Saints’ Day, Nov. 1, at the opening service of the new church plant in Baltimore. The joint-venture between the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and the ELCA Delaware-...

September 19, 2014

In August 2012, Teresa Olivera had been living at the Harford Family house for just over a year. When she arrived at the Jubilee Ministry site, she and her daughter had been living in their car for six whole months. Carrying in their bags of clothes, she knew a change was coming.


September 19, 2014

After moving to Harford Country, Abdul Shahied and his family found themselves living in a van. A promised job had not materialized, and now Abdul, his wife, and four children went from being a family on the edge of hope to a family on the edge of survival. The situation became more difficult...