Diocese of Maryland

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June 29, 2008

Thousands gathered at Washington National Cathedral on June 28 to be part of history as the Rev. Canon Eugene Taylor Sutton, 54, became the first African American bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.

"The significance of this consecration goes beyond the Diocese of Maryland,"...

June 24, 2008

The Rev. Canon Eugene Sutton will be ordained and consecrated June 28 as the 14th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will be the chief consecrator at the service, which will take place at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D....

May 2, 2008

What are prayer books made of? For some members of St. George's Episcopal Church, Glenn Dale, Maryland, prayer books include fabric from a favorite dress, fragments of stained glass from a church destroyed by a hurricane, bumper stickers, song lyrics, prayer cards and postcards, crosses,...

April 7, 2008

When the Rev. Eugene T. Sutton, canon pastor of the Washington National Cathedral, was elected diocesan bishop of Maryland March 29, it was on the first ballot -- only the second time that has happened in the diocese's 227-year history.

The first was for the Rt. Rev. Thomas John...

March 28, 2008

The Rev. Canon Eugene Taylor Sutton was elected March 29 as the 14th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.

Sutton, 54, canon pastor at Washington National Cathedral and director of the Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage (Diocese of Washington), was elected the first ballot out of a...

January 7, 2008

The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland January 8 announced a slate of four nominees to become its 14th bishop.

The nominees are:

the Very Rev. Peter D. Eaton, 49, dean, St. John's Cathedral in Denver (Diocese of Colorado); the Rev. Jane Soyster Gould, 51, rector...

July 17, 2007

The Diocese of Maryland is receiving nominations for the election of a bishop to succeed the Rt. Rev. Robert W. Ihloff, 13th bishop of the diocese who retired in April 2007.

The Search Committee, established by the Standing Committee, is inviting individuals throughout the church to...

June 27, 2007

Children of parents in prison "are invisible. No government entity is responsible for them," says a U.S. Senate report.

The president says there are 1.5 million of them. The Bureau of Justice statistics say they have a 70 percent chance of going to prison just like their parents.

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January 16, 2005

The church that once was a World War I chapel is now transformed Saturday nights into a Coffee House featuring live jazz and folk music.

"We've worked hard to get this historic building restored so we could open it to the community," said the Rev. Phebe McPherson, rector, Epiphany...

October 19, 2004

I am thankful for the fine work and dedication of the members of the Lambeth Commission. They have produced a thoughtful and thorough document which invites considerable study and dialogue. I applaud their understanding of the ways in which we function as a Communion and the ways they call us...

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