The Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates announced on Aug. 28, 2023, the death of the Rt. Rev. Roy F. "Bud" Cederholm Jr., Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of Massachusetts from 2001 to 2011. Bishop Cederholm was 79. Funeral arrangements and the full text of Bishop Gates's pastoral message follow.
The Rev. Gregory G. Perez has been named regional canon for the Central Region of the Diocese of Massachusetts, which comprises the 60 congregations and other church-related institutions in the Boston Harbor, Alewife, Charles River and Neponset River deaneries. His official start date will be Oct. 1.
The Nominating Committee was given its charge from the Standing Committee while gathered on Aug. 12, 2023, at the Church of the Redeemer in Chestnut Hill. Members, pictured from left, are: Nick Myers, Michael Bent, Christopher Fike,…
The following letter from the Standing Committee was issued on July 19, 2023, as an update on the bishop search and election process, including announcement of the hiring of search consultants and the naming of Nominating Committee co-chairs.
June 22, 2023
Dear Colleagues in the Diocese of Massachusetts,
Last month, both the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the World Health Organization declared an end to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. COVID-19 is now classified as an established and ongoing public health…
The diocesan Standing Committee on June 15, 2023, issued the following invitation for applications from those interested in being considered for appointment to the Bishop Search Committee. Applications, via an online form linked below, are due by June 25, 2023. Questions should be…
St. Peter’s Church in Dartmouth has received the 2023 William Tripp Award of the Church Home Society, along with a $10,000 grant to support its youth ministry.
The Church Home Society provides grants to nonprofit organizations which support underserved youth.