News

March 1, 2011
The Executive Council met on February 15, with diocesan financial issues continuing to dominate their work.  One ongoing issue of concern throughout the diocese is...
March 1, 2011
The 2011 Executive Council of the Diocese of California held a two-day retreat at The Bishop’s Ranch on February 3 and 4, 2011.  The Executive Council is one of...
February 8, 2011
In response to Resolution D020 passed at General Convention 2009, the Diocese of California is undertaking one-and-a-half-hour deanery discussions early this spring on the...
January 25, 2011
 Jan Parkin, Executive Director of Episcopal Charities and the Diocese of California’s Canon for Social Ministry, and her husband, the Rev Dr Jason Parkin, are...
January 19, 2011
On Monday, January 17, the nation remembered the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. To mark that remembrance, young people from around the Diocese of California gathered at...
January 18, 2011
 During the period of Advent 2009 to Advent 2010 the Commission on Ministry of the Diocese of California undertook an examination of the diocesan discernment/vocations...
December 22, 2010
Dear God, it does not seem to be a peaceful time for the Earth, for its peoples, the creatures with whom humans share the Earth, for the planet itself. The gift of Jesus,...
December 22, 2010
Episcopal-Anglican Climate Justice Gathering December 7-10, 2010 Bishop Kellogg Conference Center San Pedro de Macorís  *** STATEMENT AND COMMITMENTS***...
December 8, 2010
[Episcopal News Service] What started in 2004 as a 2,000-square-foot organic garden behind La Iglesia Santa Maria Virgen in Itabo, Cuba, grew to a community-wide...
December 7, 2010
The following is a letter to the editor of Pacific Church News, calling into question the reasoning behind a resolution on gun violence passed at the 161st Convention of the...
November 16, 2010
In early December the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) will assemble in Cancún, Mexico, for the 16th Conference of the Parties (COP 16)....
November 16, 2010
This fall, Christ Church, Portola Valley, celebrated the installation of an impressive solar system with an inter-generational service and celebration. The system was paid...
November 9, 2010
In the darkness of an autumn evening, a special Evensong service was held at San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral. The inky dark cathedral was filled with clergy,...
November 2, 2010
Father Michael Lapsley, a New Zealander by birth, was a young man living in South Africa and working as a college chaplain in 1976 when he was sent into exile by the...
November 2, 2010
For many immigrants, this year’s Feast of All Saints was a critical moment in a long, often lonely and sometimes violent struggle. At 9 a.m. that morning, the Ninth...
October 26, 2010
On Monday night, October 25, an amici curiae brief was filed with the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, in the case of Perry v. Schwarzenegger (a challenge to...
October 26, 2010
Trinity, Menlo Park, was one of five $1,000 prize winners, all who completed the Interfaith Power & Light 10% Challenge, which is a united effort by diverse religious...
October 26, 2010
The Very Rev Charles A Perry was appointed Provost of the Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul (the Washington National Cathedral) in 1978 by the Rt. Rev. John T. Walker. He had...

Pages