From the Bishop

November 1, 2016
On Tuesday, November 1, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, will travel to North Dakota to stand in solidarity with water protectors at the Standing Rock...
November 25, 2015
If one member suffers, all suffer together with it; if one is honored all rejoice together. 1 Corinthians 12:26My dear sisters and brothers in the Diocese of California, as...
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 19, 2014
The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California has announced a new diocesan-sponsored program to enable all churches in the Diocese of California to obtain solar...
July 22, 2014
The Rt Rev Marc Handley Andrus met on Saturday, July 19, with more than 25 of the vocational deacons of the Diocese of California at St. James’/La Iglesia del...
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
On Tuesday, July 15, Amanda Kiernan, planned giving officer for the Diocese of California, distributed checks totaling over $1.7 million dollars to eight San Francisco Bay...
May 28, 2014
On Monday, May 26, the Rt Rev Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, offered the invocation for the annual Presidio Memorial Day service at the San Francisco...
May 19, 2014
Bishop Marc Andrus and Canon Stefani Schatz, together with the vicars of the mission congregations, met in retreat last Monday, May 12, to Tuesday, May 13, at St. Dorothy’s...
May 13, 2014
Click here for photosOn Saturday, May 10, the Diocese of California held its first-ever Eco-Confirmation at St. Dorothy’s Rest in Camp Meeker, California. The confirmation...
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...

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