Around the Diocese

November 3, 2015
The days of the dead celebrated in Mexico were adapted to the local community at St. James / Santiago in Oakland. In Mexico people remember children on November 1 and adults...
October 27, 2015
All weekend, Friday, October 23 to Sunday, October 25, Holy Innocents, San Francisco, celebrated its 125th year as a congregation. The weekend full of events included a...
October 27, 2015
From October 11 to 14, 2015, over 60 Christian educators from a wide range of Christian traditions gathered at The Bishop’s Ranch in Healdsburg, California, for the Pneuma...
October 27, 2015
When church and different cultures meet, it is then that Christians get a true glimpse of the Kingdom of God. This past Sunday, October 25, St. James (also know as Iglesia...
October 21, 2015
The Diocese of California gathered at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, over the weekend of October 16 and 17, for its 166th Convention. It was a time of celebration,...
October 13, 2015
On Thursday, October 1, Bishop Marc joined the community of Church Divinity School of the Pacific in blessing the buildings on campus and the various ministries that they...
October 13, 2015
On Saturday, October 3, nearly 40 volunteers from different walks of life — including members of the board and staff of Episcopal Charities, the Bishop’s staff, and...
October 6, 2015
In a service full of joy and excitement, people from across the Diocese of California joined the community of Grace Cathedral on Sunday, September 27, in celebrating the...
September 29, 2015
An interfaith vigil Monday, September 28, at the Hall of Justice in San Francsico drew people from across faith traditions to call for a transparent investigation into the...
September 28, 2015
From the afternoon of Wednesday, September 23, to the afternoon of Friday, September 25,, 130 clergy congregated at The Bishop’s Ranch to learn, support, and...
September 22, 2015
Over 25 people gathered at St. Mark’s, Berkeley last Sunday afternoon, September 20, to celebrate the induction of two new postulants into the Community of St. John...
September 9, 2015
 What’s going on at St. Mark’s across town? Are Good Shepherd’s raised beds being used for any community outreach? Who else in the country sends their high schoolers to...
September 8, 2015
“Really amazing, so many tools that felt immediately applicable,” was the response of just one of the over 100 who participated in the Saturday, August 29, Equipping the...
September 1, 2015
On August 13, eight DioCal congregations came together at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, to host the annual World Cup of Soccer Welcome Dinner, an event honoring homeless...
August 25, 2015
“Even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from the master’s table”Jesus’ conversation with the Gentile woman found both in Matthew and in Mark, speaks not of real dogs. Jesus...
August 11, 2015
Another transformative season of Diocese of California summer camps came to a close last week. Almost 800 campers (including family camps and hospital camps) had the...
August 11, 2015
We thank God for an abundant crop! On July 25, a lively crew of all ages gathered to learn how to hand harvest heirloom wheat, planted by hand with reverence and joy in...
July 28, 2015
This past weekend, the three congregations of St. James across the diocese celebrated their patrons.  On Saturday, July 25, St. James, San Francisco commemorated its...

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