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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:

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Bishop Alan M. Gates issued the following message to the diocesan community on June 17, 2022:

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The bishops of the Episcopal dioceses of Massachusetts and Western Massachusetts have issued the following commendation urging legislative action in support of DACA dreamers. "Continued legislative activity will determine the future of those…
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Courtesy photo A sign welcomes neighbors to the yard of Emmanuel House in Allston, one of soon-to-be four CRECHE co-living houses. CRECHE--the Charles River Episcopal Co-Housing Endeavor--is adding a fourth house to its stable…
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Bliss Austin Spooner, who served as director of development for four years, departed from the diocesan staff on June 14, having accepted a position with Hearth, Inc., a Boston nonprofit organization dedicated to ending elderly and older adult homelessness through the creation and management of affordable supportive housing.

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Julianne Ture Choir members from the Church of the Holy Spirit, Mattapan and St. Cyprian's Church Roxbury lead the singing of "Soon and Very Soon." Hymn singing and reminiscences marked the late afternoon memorial service for…
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Courtesy photo The Rev. Jeffrey Mello The Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, offered the following response to the election on May 21 of the Rev. Jeffrey Mello, the rector of St. Paul's…