From the Bishop

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...
November 13, 2012
Almost two hundred friends and well-wishers agreed to support and uphold the Ven Carolyn Bolton in her new ministry as the Diocese of California’s new archdeacon for the...
October 30, 2012
For all those who have been in the path of Hurricane Sandy, for those who lost their lives, and their families, those injured, those whose property has been damaged or...
October 9, 2012
Since the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010, the Diocese of California has entered into a partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti and its Bishop Jean Zaché...
October 4, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO The Rt. Rev. Marc Andrus, Episcopal Bishop of California and an invited guest for the installation of Archbishop-designate Salvatore Cordileone, was...
September 11, 2012
From the Tuesday, 9/11, 12:10 Holy Eucharist at Grace Cathedral —There are two things I’ve been thinking lately about the nature of the universe. First, it was begun as an...
August 20, 2012
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August 6, 2012
The San Francisco Bay Area faith community adds its condolences to the American Sikh community. We are repelled and saddened by the senseless act of violence against our...
July 31, 2012
Bishop Marc and Sheila Andrus were the guests of the Rt. Rev. Jean Zaché Duracin, Bishop of Haiti, during April of this year. They landed early on April 23, and hit the...
June 7, 2012
Saturday, June 2, was truly a Diocesan Day of Learning, Sharing, and Celebration. An opening plenary, “Effective Clergy and Lay Partnership for the Changing Church,” by...
May 9, 2012
Last Sunday, May 6, thirty youth and adult leaders gathered at Robert Crown Memorial Beach in Alameda for a few hours of food, fun, and conversation — plus prayers on the...
April 5, 2012
Dear loving God, who is present with all who fall, be with the students who were killed at Oikos University in Oakland. Comfort the families and friends of those who have...
March 12, 2012
Bishop Marc Andrus, creation theologian Matthew Fox, and spiritual activist and neo-monastic leader Adam Bucko joined together in conversation at this past Sunday’s Forum at...

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