Around the Diocese

May 17, 2016
On Saturday, May 7, the All Souls Angel Band kicked off the Interfaith Immigration Prayer Vigil, as an estimated 80-100 people gathered at the West County Detention Facility...
April 26, 2016
Molly was nine years old the first summer we navigated the nonsensical road leading to St. Dorothy’s Rest. She was the recipient of a heart transplant at the age of 2 1/2...
April 25, 2016
St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church, designed by the renowned architect John Goldman and built in 1995 at 500 DeHaro Street in Potrero Hill, is a treasure for the...
April 18, 2016
“It is time to speak your truth. Create your community. Be good to each other. And do not look outside yourself for your leader…” Hopi Elders’ ProphecyTwenty-six people in...
April 12, 2016
A reflection by Dani ScovilleA group of 13 travelers from the diocese of California went on a holy pilgrimage to Haiti. We were there for two reasons: to learn as...
April 12, 2016
A reflection from the Rev. Davidson Bidwell-WaiteWe set out for Haiti as inquirers, seeking an understanding of the culture and history of our brothers and sisters in...
April 9, 2016
A reflection from Emma Heaton, high school student from Trinity, Menlo ParkGod has been a huge part of this trip, from flying over Haiti to the beach in Cap-...
April 4, 2016
A reflection by Dani ScovilleThere is a group of 13 travelers from the diocese of Califoria who are on a holy pilgrimage in Haiti. We are here for two reasons: to...
March 8, 2016
The weekend of March 4 through March 6 was the 33rd annual DioCal “Happening” retreat for high schoolers. This year it was graciously hosted by St. Stephen’s,...
February 29, 2016
On February 26, 2015, Amilcar Perez-Lopez was shot six times to the back by SFPD in the Mission district of San Francisco. On Friday, February 26, a crowd of neighbors, the...
February 2, 2016
Tom Poynor, the Episcopal chaplain at UC Berkeley, was recently awarded a grant from the Lilly Endowment for the campus ministry at UC Berkeley. The grant, totaling $100...
January 12, 2016
On Thursday, January 7, the San Francisco Interfaith Council hosted an interfaith prayer service for Edwin M. Lee, on the eve of the inauguration of his second elected...
December 8, 2015
On Wednesday, December 2, around 40 people gathered in the chapel of St. James, Fremont, for the weekly midday Eucharist — this gathering specially to celebrate the work of...
November 25, 2015
If one member suffers, all suffer together with it; if one is honored all rejoice together. 1 Corinthians 12:26My dear sisters and brothers in the Diocese of California, as...
November 23, 2015
Episcopal Charities’ Night of Light gala was a resounding success! A crowd of over 250 gathered at San Francisco’s City Hall on November 14 under the beautiful Rotunda for...
November 17, 2015
 On Saturday, November 14, members of the congregation of Holy Child and St. Martin invited the Daly City community to join them in the groundbreaking for their...
October 13, 2015
On Saturday, October 3, nearly 40 volunteers from different walks of life — including members of the board and staff of Episcopal Charities, the Bishop’s staff, and...
September 28, 2015
From the afternoon of Wednesday, September 23, to the afternoon of Friday, September 25,, 130 clergy congregated at The Bishop’s Ranch to learn, support, and...

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