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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 20, 2012
[Editor’s note: We receive several enewsletters from DioCal parishes. Lenore Williamson’s experience and reflection of Diocesan Convention was published in The Pathfinder,...
November 19, 2012
On November 16, 20 high school students from churches throughout the diocese gathered at Grace Cathedral for our first High School Nightwatch. Inspired by the theme of the...
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 East...
November 13, 2012
This year’s Night of Light was a sold-out success that netted more than $100,000 to support poverty-fighting programs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The night’s...
November 6, 2012
Despite a waterlogged seafarers’ center, the Seamen’s Church Institute continues steadfast in its mission to help seafarers, greeting vessels returning to the East Coast’s...
October 30, 2012
Disaster. For those of us living in San Francisco, disaster summons up one word: earthquake. Images of liquefied earth, walls lurching and bending, and worldly goods crashing...
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 24, 2012
By now many of you have probably read about the tragic fire at Good Shepherd, Berkeley, on Saturday night, October 20. The interior of the 144-year-old building was destroyed...
October 24, 2012
October 19 and 20 the Diocese of California gathered for its annual convention. The convention opened with a Eucharist Friday night at Grace Cathedral. This service featured...
October 16, 2012
Convention resources

As we move closer to a paperless convention, we encourage all delegates and clergy to print out only what is needed to conduct convention business. The...
October 16, 2012
This past week, Episcopal Community Services hosted an affordable housing open house in support of San Francisco’s Proposition C on the November 6 ballot. Episcopal Community...
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 9, 2012
I realized last week that my job has been getting to me. With Communications Associate Francesca Pera on vacation I have been responsible for DioBytes the last two weeks....
October 9, 2012
 Oct. 8, 2012 — Amy M. Vogelsang, M.B.A., of Berkeley, Calif., is the new Vice President for Finance and Operations at Church Divinity School of the Pacific, the Very...
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...
September 11, 2012
On the morning of September 10, staff from DioHouse visited Bayview Mission to participate in the weekly food pantry. Bayview Mission is a mission of the Diocese with strong...

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