Around the Diocese

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 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 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...
September 20, 2013
Information on the upcoming 164th Convention of the Diocese of California — Friday evening, October 25, and all day Saturday, October 26 — is available at www.diocal.org/...
September 10, 2013
Most loving God, who holds all life in your hand, we pray you be with the people of Syria. Help the community of nations work creatively and non-violently, but resolutely and...
September 10, 2013
I worked on Market Street in San Francisco for 15 years. I looked at the plethora of homeless people on the sidewalks and always felt sad about their circumstances. After all...
August 29, 2013
Opening with the thundering taiko drums, this year’s Asian Music Festival on Sunday afternoon, August 25, in Grace Cathedral delighted the audience with a variety of...
August 28, 2013
The Rev. Malcolm Byrd, First A.M.E. Zion Church, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, joined the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus in Grace Cathedral’s Chapel of Grace for...
July 31, 2013
The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, Sheila Andrus, and the Diocese of California are deeply saddened by the death July 31 of Felipe Sanchez-Paris. Felipe is the beloved husband...
July 31, 2013
Dr. Robert N. Bellah, the eminent sociologist of religion, Elliott Professor of Sociology, Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, and active, faithful...
July 30, 2013
This past Sunday, July 28, the Patronal Feast of St James at St James’/Santiago, Oakland, pointed to the importance of being a strong and transformative voice in...
July 23, 2013
Comparing recent local developments to the resurrection of Christ, the Rt Rev Marc Andrus said many churches in the Diocese of California are experiencing rebirth...
July 18, 2013
The staff at DioHouse — especially Bishop Marc and those at the southern end of the building — have been “enjoying” several days of jack-hammering as repairs are underway on...
July 16, 2013
On July 28, seven of our high school group at All Souls Parish, Berkeley, with the Rev. Phil Brochard, Sarah Crawford (DioCal payroll and benefits coordinator) and I,...
July 16, 2013
 Just over a year ago, St. Dorothy’s Rest of the Diocese of California purchased over 550 acres (St. Dorothy’s West) in Camp Meeker to expand its campus from 30...

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