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January 18, 2012

[Diocese of Maryland] The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland today announced that it has reached an agreement with the Anglican Use Congregation at Mount Calvary, Baltimore, over real and personal property. On October 24, 2010, a majority of members of Mount Calvary voted to leave the Episcopal...

November 29, 2011

[Diocese of Maryland] Reflecting themes of Advent, our online Advent calendar (available here) contains daily meditations on presence, rather than presents and waiting, rather than being weighed down by the stresses and concerns of our secular pre-Christmas season. The Diocesan Staff will “open...

October 7, 2010

Editor's note: This piece was updated Oct. 21.

As I reported in Religion Dispatches, in recent years, one can find an increasing number of Anglicans, Catholic and other mainline church leaders, who are rethinking how they "do church." The reasons for this shift in thinking are myriad and...

May 19, 2010

In its first-ever Bike to Church Sunday on May 16, 42 people pedaled their way to St. Anne's Parish of Annapolis.

The bicyclists, blessed with perfect weather, came either from home or from a state Department of Natural Resources parking lot rally point in Annapolis. Some early risers,...

May 17, 2010

Bishop Joe Goodwin Burnett, of Nebraska, will serve as assistant bishop of Maryland effective April 1, 2011, following the Jan. 1, 2011, retirement of Maryland Suffragan Bishop John L. Rabb.

Maryland Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton, with the support and consent of the diocesan Standing...

April 30, 2010

Episcopal Diocese of Maryland Bishop Suffragan John L. Rabb said April 30 that he will retire Jan. 1.

Rabb, who has been bishop suffragan of Maryland for 12 years, made the announcement in his address to the clergy and lay members of the diocese during the 226th Diocesan Convention....

April 21, 2010

On the morning of April 22, the rector at St. Phillip's Episcopal Church in Annapolis, Maryland, recorded a new message; it began "Happy Earth Day," and was followed by a litany of special events, including a farmers' market, a demonstration by a master gardener, a vegetarian meal and an...

October 17, 2009

The Very Rev. Hal T. Ley Hayek was installed October 17 as dean of the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Baltimore, Maryland.

"Give us wisdom to hear the needs of our brothers and sisters as our own, that we may faithfully be bread for our hungry world," said Hayek in a message to the...

September 22, 2009

On the day designated by the United Nations as the International Day of Peace, the Cathedral of the Incarnation, Baltimore, hosted a Peace Witness, a reading of the names of the American service men and women killed in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2002.

It was one of several similar vigils...

June 30, 2009

Episcopal mission groups visiting Honduras from Maryland and Wyoming have assured their dioceses of their safety after reports of clashes between police and protestors in the capital city Tegucigalpa following the military ouster of President Manuel Zelaya. A group of 13 youth missioners and...

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