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The following updated COVID-19 requirements and guidelines from the bishops were sent to clergy and congregational and diocesan leadership on March 7, 2022.  A Spanish translation is available here; a language translator function also is available on this site. March 7, 2022 Dear Colleagues…
Reflections
A sermon delivered on Ash Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston A primary focus during my sabbatical last year was cooking.  I tried out lots of new recipes and techniques.  Perhaps the greatest challenge for me in cooking has always been the timing. …
In the News
Six months after it was announced that Falmouth’s volunteer meal service Around The Table would not be reopening, St. Barnabas’s Episcopal Church has launched its own iteration of the program, called A Place At The Table.   A Place At The Table will launch on Tuesday, March 8, at the St…
Diocesan News
The Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston will host Compline with prayers for peace in Ukraine, led by Bishop Alan M. Gates, on Friday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. All are invited to join for this special time of prayer, and to have a candle at hand for lighting. To join the service, register…
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When the Taliban took control of Afghanistan this past August, St. Peter’s parishioner Martin Costa knew he needed to offer his help to any of the refugees that were to be resettled on the South Coast. When a young family of six arrived in South Dartmouth in December, he and fellow church…
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Every Tuesday, the Black Seed Writers Group, a band of homeless, transitional or recently housed people, convenes at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul for an hour and 15 minutes of free-writing. As of late, the writers have been abuzz with anticipation of their first large-scale, in-person reading…
Diocesan News
An opportunity for connection and conversation among people of color in the diocesan community is coming up on March 8, and the co-chairs of the Racial Justice Commission’s Subcommittee on Support for BIPOC Communities and Individuals are hoping for a virtual full house. The online gathering takes…
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istock.com/Charissame The Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston will offer two services on Ash Wednesday, March 2: The Rev. Paul Shoaf Kozak will preach and Bishop Gayle E. Harris will preside at la Misa (bilingual service in Spanish and English) at noon.   Bishop Alan M…
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The following COVID-19 update with the bishops' guidance for Ash Wednesday was sent to clergy and congregational and diocesan leadership on Jan. 27, 2022. Jan. 27, 2022 Dear Colleagues, We approach Lent yet again with unexpected concerns about how to balance our observance of this sacred season…
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Hundreds of toys have been dropped off at Karen Montague's doorstep in Wayland over the past month She's among many volunteers of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Weston and Trinity Episcopal Church in Concord who have collected donated toys and will personally deliver them to…