Episcopal News

October 28, 2014
St. Mary the Virgin, San Francisco, received the Margaret Wosser Award at the 165th Convention of the Diocese of California on October 18, 2014. Each year at diocesan...
October 22, 2014
On Friday, October 17, the Diocese of California’s 165th Convention convened with the Convention Eucharist at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. The theme of the convention was...
September 30, 2014
On Thursday, September 25, approximately 70 people gathered on the USS Potomac, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “Floating White House” for an evening of socializing and...
September 30, 2014
[Editors’ note: the following is a reflection written by two youth group members from St. Mary the Virgin, San Francisco, about their recent mission trip to Puerto Rico.]The...
September 16, 2014
 St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School and St. Matthew’s, San Mateo celebrated the opening of their newest building — St. Matthew’s Hall — at the corner of El Camino Real...
August 25, 2014
Members and friends of the diocesan Task Force for Action Against Gun Violence (diocal.org/urbanpeace) completed an energetic fundraising effort to support the hiring of...
August 19, 2014
Over 150 people from around the Diocese of California and the United States gathered in Gresham Hall at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, on Thursday, August 14, for a kickoff...
August 19, 2014
On Tuesday, August 12, approximately 70 people gathered in the Wilsey Conference Center at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, for a presentation on socially responsible...
July 29, 2014
Read part 1 here.After the four days of the EYE conference, the DioCal group participated in two days of mission in Philadelphia. The group worked at St. Paul’s Episcopal...
July 28, 2014
[Editors’ note: The following article is a reflection from the Rev. Tommy Dillon, rector at St. Aidan’s, San Francisco. He shares his recent participation, along with two...
July 22, 2014
[Monday, July 21, 9:47 a.m.] The bishop of the Diocese of California and the trustees of Grace Cathedral announced today that the dean of Grace Cathedral, the Very Rev. Dr....
July 21, 2014
[Editor’s note: The Rev Richard Smith, vicar at St John the Evangelist, San Francisco, spent part of last week with clergy from around the U.S. in El Paso, Texas,...
July 15, 2014
On Saturday, July 12, the Diocese of California celebrated the 40th anniversary of women in the priesthood with a Celebration of Women’s Ministry. Over 200 women and men from...
July 4, 2014
Surrounded by family and friends, the Venerable Anthony Turney died peacefully at 12:50 a.m. on July 4 at Coming Home Hospice in San Francisco, following a three-...
July 1, 2014
On Friday June 27, 13 DioCal high school youth took DioHouse by storm for their pre-Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) overnight orientation. In one week, these youth will travel...
July 1, 2014
[Editors’ note: this is part 1 of 3 on a recent conference on postcolonial theology held in Kenya. Canon to the Ordinary Stefani Schatz attended with her husband the Rev. Dr...
June 24, 2014
On Monday, June 23, roughly 80 people gathered at Beaux, a bar on Market Street in the Castro neighborhood of San Francisco, for the annual Pride Mass coordinated by the...
June 24, 2014
After a time of prayer and consideration and following the June 22 service, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, suspended the mission congregation of El...

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