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October 20, 2010
In 2006 the California Assembly passed landmark legislation (AB 32) to curb greenhouse emissions—a model which has been followed by 16 other states around the country....
October 13, 2010
Convention bookThe printed version of the Day of Convention Booklet will be on 3-hole punched paper. If you would like to keep your pages organized, please bring a 3-ring...
October 5, 2010
On Wednesday, July 24, 1850, the first convention of Episcopalians in California was held at Holy Trinity Chapel (later known as Trinity, San Francisco) and their first...
October 1, 2010
Nominees presented by the Nominating Committee are now posted online. Click this link.   
September 28, 2010
On September 25, Church of Our Saviour in Oakland celebrated the ministry of their new rector, the Rev. Merry Chan Ong, in a service that honored the congregation’s...
September 28, 2010
The execution of Albert Brown has been postponed until Thursday evening at 9 pm while further legal review takes place. The Vigil at Grace Cathedral and the Vigil at the...
September 17, 2010
Over five hundred civic and religious leaders rallied this week for immigration reform at a church in Washington, D.C. At that event, organized by Reform Immigration for...
September 15, 2010
To the good people of the Diocese of California:   Since becoming your bishop in 2006, one of my primary foci of energy and attention has been to foster the sense of...
September 14, 2010
Hearing about and seeing the effects of the San Bruno fire was so emotional last night, all I could think of was the families and animals that were effected.  Right away...
September 10, 2010
On Thursday, September 9, 2010, at 6:15 pm, a gas main exploded under a residential neighborhood in San Bruno, California. Now, some 15 hours later, the true cause of the...
September 9, 2010
As fires rage through San Bruno we pray for all those in harms way – for residents and firefighters – keep them safe, good Lord. For those who have been injured,...
September 8, 2010
The first Diocal Interns program began last week with the arrival of three young adults who will spend one year working in the diocese and living prayerfully under a “...
September 8, 2010
Notice is hereby given that the 161st Annual Convention of the Diocese of California will be held at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco on October 15 and 16. The Convention...
August 24, 2010
The Nominating Committee has received nominations for the elected offices at Diocesan Convention.  However, some of the offices either have no nominees...
August 10, 2010
On July 18, an excited team of close to 100 persons from throughout the Diocese of California showed thousands at the AIDS Walk San Francisco that the Episcopal Church walks...
August 10, 2010
[Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians joined thousands of Californians at celebratory rallies and prayer vigils August 4 after a federal judge overturned as unconstitutional...
August 4, 2010
Another generation said, “Blessed are,” when they translated Jesus’ great words to those walking the path of peace and reconciliation....
August 4, 2010
I am very pleased with today’s ruling overturning California’s Proposition 8. All of God’s children are equal in God’s eyes, and today...

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