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November 28, 2016
After lunch with most of the DioCal delegation, we headed to the camp, greeted at the entrance by signs insisting “No drugs, alcohol, or firearms,” directing new campers to...
November 21, 2016
When did it start? What does it all mean? How are we called to respond?The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) snakes 1,700 miles from the Bakken Oil Fields of North Dakota to...
November 15, 2016
On Friday, October 15, Bishop Griselda Delgado del Carpio of Cuba gave a sermon at the 167th Convention Eucharist. Below is the transcript of her sermon, the...
November 9, 2016
Dear Diocese of California, I write to you from COP22, the United Nations climate summit, being held in Marrakech. Like many of you, Sheila and I stayed up through...
November 8, 2016
On Friday, October 28, ECS held its first pop-up Street Store, giving homeless individuals the opportunity to "shop" for donated clothing with dignity and respect. The idea...
November 1, 2016
On Tuesday, November 1, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, will travel to North Dakota to stand in solidarity with water protectors at the Standing Rock...
November 1, 2016
Celebrating the hundredth anniversary of the National Park Service, I embarked in September on a three-week tour of a dozen national parks and monuments in the Mountain West...
October 31, 2016
On Thursday, October 13, the Rev. Mauricio Wilson, rector of St. Paul’s, Oakland, enjoyed lunch and a conversation with Bishop Griselda Delgado del Carpio of Cuba. The...
October 25, 2016
Last weekend, the 167th Convention of the Diocese of California was held at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. The diocese was honored to be joined by the Bishop of Cuba, the...
October 24, 2016
Nearly 800 Haitians have contracted cholera two weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit the Carribean country. Relief efforts are not keeping up with demand.The Category 4 storm...
October 24, 2016
On October 15 Diocesan Convention passed a resolution of support for our Native American brothers and sisters at Standing Rock, North Dakota who are protesting the Dakota...
October 11, 2016
The Rev. Alan Gates of Epiphany, San Carlos, joined other religious leaders to celebrate Chant 4 Change — an interfaith gathering at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D...
October 6, 2016
Over two dozen bags of donations from Christ Church-Sei Ko Kai were gratefully received and picked up by the Rev. Nina Pickerrell on behalf of the Bayview Mission during the...
September 27, 2016
This past Sunday, a community of legacy members gathered for the Bishop’s Society Peninsula Regional Social at Church of the Epiphany, San Carlos, for their annual...
September 20, 2016
Summer marks the beginning of the harvest season for grains like wheat. In July, the Farm to Altar Table project, led by Elizabeth DeRuff, harvested wheat at the Bishop’s...
September 13, 2016
From the DioCal ArchdeaconsWe have faced a summer of heartbreak and violence, and in July Bishop Marc Andrus called on us, the people of the Diocese of California, to work...
September 7, 2016
Seven teens and two adults traveled all the way from St. Mary’s to Western Kenya for our annual Youth Mission Trip. The destination was the Nambale Magnet School (NMS), a pre...
August 30, 2016
A reflectionThe summer camp season at St. Dorothy’s Rest seemed to fly by this year. We welcomed over 300 campers, 7 chaplains, 7 volunteers, and 10 nurses and child-...

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