Around the Diocese

March 11, 2014
“This community [St. Vincent’s School for the Handicapped] can show the whole culture of Haiti how to take care of one another.” — The Rt. Rev. Ogé Beauvoir, suffragan bishop...
March 10, 2014
Editor’s note: the following is a report of pilgrims’ activities and a reflection by the author on her experience .“We’re tired of fish. We had a lot of fish. We...
March 4, 2014
On Sunday, March 2, the pilgrims to Haiti from The Episcopal Church experienced firsthand what is often referred to as “the resilience of the Haitian people.” After a simple...
March 4, 2014
On Friday, Feb. 28, seven pilgrims from the Diocese of California departed for Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to experience the holiness of that country. Through the week, the...
February 25, 2014
Episcopal Charities is pleased to announce the 2014 Marin Action Network grant of $10,000 to Gilead House. Through their annual Action Network process — where participants...
February 19, 2014
On Thursday, February 13, at the invitation of the Rt. Rev. Marc Andrus, approximately 35 lay and ordained leaders from across the Diocese of California gathered to share...
February 18, 2014
On Sunday, February 9, Holy Family, Half Moon Bay, welcomed the Coastside Jewish Community, with their spiritual leaders, Maggid Jhos Singer and Julie Batz.  The...
February 10, 2014
The Rt Rev Marc Handley Andrus and Grace Cathedral honored the ministry of The Bishop’s Ranch at a special Choral Evensong service at Grace Cathedral on Thursday,...
February 4, 2014
Kate Crawford, mother of DioHouse staff member Sarah Crawford and long-active parishioner at St. Paul’s, Oakland, died on January 30. Her obituary is available here....
February 4, 2014
On Thursday, January 30, at the 12:10 Eucharist at Grace Cathedral, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus commissioned the newly-formed Task Force for Action Against Gun Violence...
January 30, 2014
“[Episcopal News Service] Call them Lutheran-Episcopal digital collaborators.Episcopalian Dr. Elizabeth Drescher and Lutheran Pastor Keith Anderson co-authored ...
January 28, 2014
Youth and children’s ministers from Christ Church, Alameda, St. James, Oakland, St. John’s, Ross, Holy Trinity / La Santissima Trinidad, Richmond, and Transfiguration, San...
January 22, 2014
On Saturday, January 18, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus formally installed the Rev. Richard Smith as Vicar of St. John the Evangelist, San Francisco, at a nearly ...
January 22, 2014
The Executive Council of the Diocese of California went on its annual retreat to The Bishop’s Ranch on Wednesday, January 15 to Friday, January 17. The annual retreat is a...
January 18, 2014
Whereas, the State of California is in the worst drought on record; andWhereas, Governor Jerry Brown has officially declared a drought emergency for the state of...
December 27, 2013
 The Rt. Rev. Otis Charles, VIII Bishop of Utah, and longtime friend and companion of the Diocese of California died on Thursday, December 26, 2013. He moved to Coming...
December 17, 2013
Earlier this year, when members of St. John the Evangelist, San Francisco, gathered in each other’s homes to share their stories, many were worried about aging — their own...
December 16, 2013
On the evening of Thursday, December 12, approximately 100 people gathered at DioHouse for the Gallery 1055 reception to officially open the current exhibit celebrating the...

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