Around the Diocese

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...
June 25, 2013
The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus and the Rev. Richard Smith, vicar, St. John the Evangelist, San Francisco, met with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Friday, June 21, to...
June 25, 2013
On June 20 – 24, the Episcopal Asiamerica Ministries Consultation and 40th Anniversary Celebration were held in Burlingame. The event, themed EAM@40: Remember, Celebrate and...
June 25, 2013
The Committee on Nominations is ready to receive nominations for candidates who will stand for election at Diocesan Convention on October 26. Delegates will elect two to...
May 21, 2013
We pray in the Diocese of California for the people of Oklahoma City who have experienced the enormous catastrophe of a massive tornado yesterday (Monday, May 20). We...
May 14, 2013
Last Saturday, May 11, supporters from around DioCal met at St. Dorothy’s Rest for the annual Woods to Waves fundraiser hike to the ocean. Participants walked up to 14.6...
May 14, 2013
How would it feel to be a disciple of Christ at the moment you were told that one of your community would soon betray your teacher to forces you have been hiding from, forces...
April 23, 2013
Diocese of California’s payroll and benefits coordinator, Sarah Crawford, rides with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training, and she is currently getting...
April 23, 2013
The Bishop’s Ranch realized the end of a long journey toward the completion of the new swimming pool this past week when, on Wednesday, April 17, the inspector from the...
April 9, 2013
Grace Cathedral hosted a choral evensong on Sunday, April 7, to commemorate the 90th anniversary of St. Cyprian’s, San Francisco. The Very Rev. Jane Shaw, dean of Grace...
April 9, 2013
Who are Episcopal Communicators, and what is their role today in the midst of the electronic and social media revolution that is whirling around us at breakneck speed? Are...
April 9, 2013
St John’s, located in the Montclair district of Oakland, is known to many as the “little church with big music.” That reputation has been years in the making.In 1987, church...
March 27, 2013
The Body of Christ is a truly wondrous thing to behold. We marvel at its beauty reflected in our sanctuaries, in acts of worship, and in the faces of the individuals who...
March 26, 2013
On the evening of March 25 Episcopalians from the Diocese of California gathered with hundreds of others at the intersections of Market and Castro Streets to demonstrate in...

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