Episcopal News

April 28, 2015
The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, confirmed seven people, received one person, and reaffirmed baptismal vows for two people at Redondo Beach, Half Moon...
March 3, 2015
On a very sunny Sunday, March 1, Bishop Andrus made an official visitation to St. Anne’s, Fremont. In his sermon on taking up one’s cross, Bishop Marc pointed to how Abraham...
March 3, 2015
“I value a robust Episcopal chaplaincy at Stanford because I care about the students having that resource at this important moment in their lives and also because, as a staff...
February 18, 2015
On Wednesday, February 18, around 25 prayers and demonstraters gathered at the San Francisco Immgration Court, 100 Montgomery Street, San Francisco. Coordinated by...
February 10, 2015
What can 170 people in a cathedral do on a Saturday? They can package 10,000 meals for international hunger relief through Stop Hunger Now, but only after they’ve attended a...
February 3, 2015
On Wednesday, January 28, the Executive Council of the Diocese of California went on its annual retreat at The Bishop’s Ranch in Healsberg. The retreat offers Executive...
January 21, 2015
A crowd of around 35 people gathered in the garden area of St. James, San Francisco, on Sunday, January 18 for the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, to...
January 21, 2015
Sunday, January 18, approximately 45 people gathered at St. Cyprian’s, San Francisco, for a Service of Truth, Reconciliation, and Solidarity in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin...
January 13, 2015
On Saturday, October 20, 2012, an electrical fire broke out at about 10 p.m. in the sacristy of Good Shepherd, Berkeley. The sacristy was completely destroyed, and the...
December 16, 2014
The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. James, Oakland, is becoming more and more a universal feast to celebrate diversity, justice, and peace. The cultural diversity is...
December 9, 2014
On Saturday, December 6, the New Skellig Community was formally welcomed as a congregation of The Episcopal Church after nearly three years of discernment by the...
December 9, 2014
On Saturday, December 6, more than 80 children, youth, and adults from All Souls, Berkeley — and 40 other members of East Bay faith communities — held an interfaith...
December 2, 2014
On Thursday, November 20, lay delegates and clergy representing all 13 churches in the Contra Costa Deanery gathered and were warmly greeted by the parish family of St. Mark’...
November 25, 2014
How would your stewardship team feel if they had sent out hundreds of letters, filled their newsletters and bulletins with encouragements, solicited many...
November 25, 2014
The following is a statement from the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California. I learned with disappointment and not a little...
November 12, 2014
At the 2014 Convention, the Diocese of California overwhelming approved a resolution endorsing Proposition 47, the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act. On Election Day, the...
November 4, 2014
Approximately 20 youth and adults from five DioCal congregations were confirmed on Saturday, November 1, at St. James’ / Santiago, Oakland, in the first Beloved...
October 28, 2014
Near the end of the 165th Convention of the Dicoese of California, held on October 18, 2014, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus announced that an anonymous matching donation of...

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