From the Bishop

May 13, 2014
On Wednesday, April 29, diocesan laity and clergy who are active in global partnerships gathered at St. James/Santiago, Oakland. Over a delicious meal, energetic conversation...
April 22, 2014
On Thursday, April 17 — Maundy Thursday — St. John the Evangelist, San Francisco, hosted an interfaith public foot-washing to honor immigrant families. The event brought...
March 4, 2014
On Sunday, March 2, the pilgrims to Haiti from The Episcopal Church experienced firsthand what is often referred to as “the resilience of the Haitian people.” After a simple...
March 4, 2014
On Friday, Feb. 28, seven pilgrims from the Diocese of California departed for Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to experience the holiness of that country. Through the week, the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
February 14, 2013
The June ordinations at Grace Cathedral have been rescheduled and will now be held one week later on Saturday, June 8, 2013, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.The new date is listed on the...
December 27, 2012
In early January the Rt. Rev. Marc Andrus will accompany the Rt. Rev. Stacy Sauls, chief operating officer of The Episcopal Church, and many others — including five...
December 14, 2012
The mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, is a terrible tragedy that takes our total attention, everything we can bring to bear in prayer. We...
December 6, 2012
Earlier today President of the House of Deputies Gay Jennings and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori announced that the Rev. Cn. Michael Barlowe, currently Canon to...
December 4, 2012
Over 500 people gathered on Saturday, December 1, for the ordination of seven men and women to the priesthood and diaconate and the reception of a priest from another...
November 27, 2012
From November 12 to 15 seven DioCal members attended the Joint CCAB meeting in St. Louis, Missouri. Commissions, Committees, Agencies, and Boards, also known as CCABs, are...
November 20, 2012
Hundreds of people of faith and civic leaders joined in the annual Thanksgiving Prayer Breakfast in San Francisco this morning. We especially honored congregations and...
November 13, 2012
The Diocese of California is pleased to announce that the Rev Eric Metoyer has been named Associate for Congregational Ministries. In this capacity he will organize and...

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