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Bishop Alan M. Gates has issued the following July 29, 2022, message about the Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops, underway through Aug. 8.  Scroll to the bottom of the message for links to more coverage and reflections.  Find an additional message, here, from Bishop Gayle E. Harris…
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Courtesy photo Bishop Gayle Harris and Bishop Carol Gallagher (center) at Canterbury Cathedral on July 28, 2022, with Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Bishop Rose Okeno, first woman elected as a full bishop in the Anglican Church…
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July 11, 2022, Update:  With the House of Bishops' concurrence during this morning's legislative session, C023 as oft-amended is now adopted, commemorating Bishop Barbara C. Harris's consecration date, Feb. 11, in Lesser Feasts and Fasts while the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music works to…
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As the 80th General Convention got underway in Baltimore, it looked like the movement afoot across The Episcopal Church to add the late Rt. Rev. Barbara C. Harris to the church's commemorative calendar had hit a major speed bump in the form of a substitute for resolution C023 from the legislative committees dealing with prayer book, liturgy and music matters. But when it came before the House of Bishops for initial action on July 8, but the bishops voted on yet another proposal that keeps the measure alive for House of Deputies consideration.

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There are more than 40 Afghan refugees living in Dartmouth and New Bedford. Martin Costa, of Westport, is one of the many St. Peter’s Church volunteers to step up and help: “I had written Whaling City Expeditions asking for information on the harbor cruise as many refugees need more…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates and Bishop Gayle E. Harris of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts have issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's June 24, 2022, decision overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. The Supreme Court today issued a ruling…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

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The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island has awarded scholarships to eight students who are the descendants of enslaved people.  The Barbara C. Harris Scholars Program for Truth Reparations was created last year to honor the Rev. Barbara C. Harris — the first African American woman to become a…
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Updated June 22, 2022, to include memorial service date, July 2, 2022, and details.

The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice: