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April 28, 2011
Loving God, you sustain us in times of danger, sorrow, and disaster. Be with, we pray, the people throughout the South and Southeast, and especially in Alabama, in the...
April 28, 2011
We ask your prayers for all the people of the Southeastern United States who have died in horrific storms this week. We also pray for those whose lives have been altered and...
April 19, 2011
The General Convention Deputation of the Diocese of California has prepared a summary of conversations on the proposed Anglican Covenant that were conducted throughout the...
April 11, 2011
  On April 2, 2011, the churches of Holy Child and St. Martin in Daly City, and Christ Church Sei Ko Kai in San Francisco held a benefit concert that raised $2,525...
April 9, 2011
I learned of the massacre of twelve students, and the wounding of many more students and faculty while Michael Barlowe and I were in one of the concluding meetings of the...
April 5, 2011
Bishop Marc and Canon Michael Barlowe are two of three official representatives of the Episcopal Church on the Brazil/Episcopal Church Bilateral Commission currently meeting...
March 29, 2011
  On Monday, February 28, Parrish Broughton was shot in the neighborhood of Diamond Heights and later died at the San Francisco General Hospital. The shooting took...
March 22, 2011
The bishop and staff of the Diocese of California bid farewell to diocesan environmental justice minister the Rev. P. Joshua “Griff” Griffin and his wife Liz...
March 22, 2011
 On March 26, 2011, canon for communications Sean McConnell and the Rev Margaret Trezevant will disembark for Ghana in West Africa on a tour led by Brian Sellers-...
March 22, 2011
On Saturday, March 26, at 10 am, an Interfaith Prayer Service Honoring Archbishop Oscar A Romero of El Salvador will be held at the Basilica Mission Dolores on 16th and...
March 8, 2011
The three cardinal rules of communication are:Know your audience Know your media Know your message In church communications, the message is often the easy part. Audience and...
March 1, 2011
The Executive Council met on February 15, with diocesan financial issues continuing to dominate their work.  One ongoing issue of concern throughout the diocese is...
March 1, 2011
The 2011 Executive Council of the Diocese of California held a two-day retreat at The Bishop’s Ranch on February 3 and 4, 2011.  The Executive Council is one of...
February 8, 2011
In response to Resolution D020 passed at General Convention 2009, the Diocese of California is undertaking one-and-a-half-hour deanery discussions early this spring on the...
January 25, 2011
 Jan Parkin, Executive Director of Episcopal Charities and the Diocese of California’s Canon for Social Ministry, and her husband, the Rev Dr Jason Parkin, are...
January 19, 2011
On Monday, January 17, the nation remembered the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. To mark that remembrance, young people from around the Diocese of California gathered at...
January 18, 2011
 During the period of Advent 2009 to Advent 2010 the Commission on Ministry of the Diocese of California undertook an examination of the diocesan discernment/vocations...
December 22, 2010
Dear God, it does not seem to be a peaceful time for the Earth, for its peoples, the creatures with whom humans share the Earth, for the planet itself. The gift of Jesus,...

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