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October 24, 2012
By now many of you have probably read about the tragic fire at Good Shepherd, Berkeley, on Saturday night, October 20. The interior of the 144-year-old building was destroyed...
October 24, 2012
October 19 and 20 the Diocese of California gathered for its annual convention. The convention opened with a Eucharist Friday night at Grace Cathedral. This service featured...
October 22, 2012
A fire broke out Saturday night at Good Shepherd, Berkeley. The cause of the fire is currently unknown. There were no injuries. We will post updates — about the fire and its...
October 16, 2012
Convention resources

As we move closer to a paperless convention, we encourage all delegates and clergy to print out only what is needed to conduct convention business. The...
October 16, 2012
This past week, Episcopal Community Services hosted an affordable housing open house in support of San Francisco’s Proposition C on the November 6 ballot. Episcopal Community...
October 9, 2012
Since the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010, the Diocese of California has entered into a partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti and its Bishop Jean Zaché...
October 9, 2012
I realized last week that my job has been getting to me. With Communications Associate Francesca Pera on vacation I have been responsible for DioBytes the last two weeks....
October 9, 2012
 Oct. 8, 2012 — Amy M. Vogelsang, M.B.A., of Berkeley, Calif., is the new Vice President for Finance and Operations at Church Divinity School of the Pacific, the Very...
September 11, 2012
On the morning of September 10, staff from DioHouse visited Bayview Mission to participate in the weekly food pantry. Bayview Mission is a mission of the Diocese with strong...
September 11, 2012
Do you ever wonder what happens at those other Episcopal churches around the San Francisco Bay Area? Just what are those people up to anyway? Maybe some congregations have...
August 20, 2012
 see::community – be::communityRealigning Mission through Ministry in Community:Creating the Ministry Map on VitalityIdea in briefsee::community – be::...
August 16, 2012
On the Feast of St Mary on August 15, Episcopal and other faith leaders joined DREAM Act students on Grace Cathedral steps to celebrate deferred action and urge Governor...
August 16, 2012
DioHouse welcomes Joseph Mathews as Communications Working Group Head and Helen Harwood as Director of Resource DevelopmentThe Diocese of California announced today that the...
August 6, 2012
The San Francisco Bay Area faith community adds its condolences to the American Sikh community. We are repelled and saddened by the senseless act of violence against our Sikh...
August 2, 2012
Last Sunday afternoon, July 29, the taiko drums roared out their welcome to the crowd gathered for the Asian Music Festival at Grace Cathedral presented by Christ Church Sei...
July 31, 2012
Bishop Marc and Sheila Andrus were the guests of the Rt. Rev. Jean Zaché Duracin, Bishop of Haiti, during April of this year. They landed early on April 23, and hit the...
July 24, 2012
The celebration of St James Day, hosted by the congregation of St James / Santiago, Oakland, this past Sunday, drew over 120 people from more than 20 congregations all over...
July 24, 2012
A memorial service for the Rev. Dr. Winston Ching will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist, San Francisco. St. John’s is located on the corner of...

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