Around the Diocese

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...
December 16, 2013
On Wednesday, December 11, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus spoke at San Francisco’s civic memorial honoring the late Nelson Mandela. The memorial was organized by Mayor Ed...
December 10, 2013
I’ve had the privilege to celebrate Eucharist with Sacred Space Hayward five or six times in the past year. Almost invariably, I leave whistling. Or some variant of that...
December 9, 2013
On Saturday, December 7, five men and women were made into deacons at the hands of the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus in the semi-annual ordination service at Grace Cathedral,...
November 26, 2013
On Sunday, November 17, members of the Bishop’s Society gathered at Grace Cathedral for Evensong and a celebratory reception with Bishop Marc to celebrate the leadership and...
November 19, 2013
Last Friday, November 15, and Saturday, November 16, at St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Jackson, Miss., The Episcopal Church hosted the forum “Fifty years later: The State of...
November 18, 2013
Henry Ohlhoff House, located on the corner of Steiner and Fell Streets, is one of the original diocesan institutions in San Francisco. Built in 1891, the House has been a...
November 18, 2013
The Free Farm (also here) — an urban garden located on the corner of Gough and Eddy Streets in San Francisco — has deep Diocese of California roots. The Rev....
November 13, 2013
This past weekend at St Dorothy’s Rest, 20 young adults — an age typically characterized as 20- and 30-somethings — took respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life...
November 12, 2013
St. Clement’s held its “Breakfast Roll” on Sunday, October 20. This year’s roll consisted of obtaining donations of instant oatmeal and Cream of Wheat, which were then used...
November 11, 2013
We all suffer with suffering life everywhere. Here in the Diocese of California we feel the suffering of the people of the Philippines keenly, as so many Filipinos have...
November 4, 2013
On Saturday evening, October 26, Episcopal Charities gathered friends and supporters to honor William Bowes, Jr. for his years of philanthropic work and partnerships with the...
October 30, 2013
The 164th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of California convened Saturday morning at 9 a.m. in Gresham Hall at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. A brief, yet energetic,...
October 22, 2013
On the evening of Thursday, October 10, the Rev. Canon Stefani Schatz was installed as Canon to the Ordinary for the Diocese of California during the weekly Evensong at...
October 8, 2013
Although it can be all too easy to go back to normal after a trauma has occurred, the congregation and neighbors of Good Shepherd’s West Berkeley neighborhood have witnessed...
October 8, 2013
On October 2, Episcopal Community Services hosted their Annual Awards Luncheon to honor three incredible advocates for San Francisco’s homeless population and to commemorate...
October 3, 2013
“Music and art are intrinsic and essential to human life. Culture is built on music and art, not the other way around. No people know this better than the Haitians. The...
October 1, 2013
Over 120 DioCal clergy gathered at The Bishop’s Ranch from Tuesday, September 24, to Thursday, September 26 for the annual clergy conference which has transitioned over...

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