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For three decades, Wilberta Davis has taken part in the festive atmosphere around the Open Door community meal. She said she likes the music, singing and just being with other people.  The free meal on Thursdays in Sherrill Hall at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, she said, is not just for people…
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Dishes. Bones. Bottles. Brooches.  Underneath a quiet garden at the Old North Church, archeologists and their volunteers sifted through layers of soil to seek their own kind of treasure.  The archeological survey comes ahead of the church’s planned garden renovation, part of a…
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Four carved stone pinnacles will soon return to their prominent location at the base of the steeple at the Grace Episcopal Church tower.  As Bishop Gayle E. Harris blessed the pinnacles Sunday at a special service at the church, she reminded the worshipers that these structures have an…
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Outside the city pulsated, with sirens wailing and vehicles rumbling, life racing by as usual.Inside, there was only silence, the flickering of candlelight and a few tears.About 50 people gathered Monday night at Grace Episcopal Church to share thoughts, recite poetry and read prayers.But perhaps…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates joined religious leaders from the Boston area at the Massachusetts General Hospital chapel on May 25, for a service to celebrate the chapel's 75th anniversary. Since the Gothic Revival chapel first opened on April 25, 1941, on the first level of the hospital's Baker Memorial…
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More than 100 people descended upon Salem's Riley Plaza to offer one another support and in solidarity less than 24 hours after a lone shooter armed with an AR-15-style assault rifle and a handgun killed 50 and wounded 53 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., early Sunday morning.  In…
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[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “Pray for the repose of the souls who have died,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry said in his video message, Prayers for Orlando, concerning the June 12 shooting in Orlando, FL in which 50 people died and 53 were injured…
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“Who am I to judge?” These words echoed repeatedly through the sermon given at Trinity Church in Boston by the Hon. Margaret Marshall, retired chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, at a choral Evensong in thanksgiving for marriage equality throughout the United States and…
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Governor Charlie Baker offered his congratulations Tuesday morning at a celebration for the expansion of a tuition-free Dorchester Episcopal school serving children from low-income Boston families.“I can’t wait to see what comes of all this,” Baker said at the groundbreaking ceremony, “because you…
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Storytellers draw from their experiences on Boston’s streets in the Black Seed Writers Group, hosted by the Cathedral Church of St. Paul.Click the link above to ready the full story.