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Lent 2021 at Home and Socially Distanced
Lent 2021 at Home and Socially Distanced

In light of the COIVD-19 numbers in our state and diocese, many of us will be observing Ash Wednesday and Lent from home or in a socially-distanced outdoor fashion. Your diocesan Christian Formation Council and cathedral have a number of offerings for you and your...

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Join us in advocacy for the 2021 Maryland legislative session
Join us in advocacy for the 2021 Maryland legislative session

The Eighth Annual Advocacy Day is March 4 (online)! Join us!In Matthew 22:37-40 we are called to love our neighbors with all our heart, soul, and mind. To truly love our neighbors as ourselves is considered one of the greatest commandments, and it is in these words...

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From the Archives: Alexis

From the Archives: Alexis

Several years ago, some controversy arose over whether Bishop Whittingham actually owned a slave. William Rollinson Whittingham was Bishop of Maryland from 1840-1879, and a native New Yorker. He was an adamant Unionist during the Civil War, but his views on slavery were complicated.

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Black History Month may have just ended yet the work of Racial Justice continues. Our Diocese has become a leader, in word and in deed. Support the The Diocese of Maryland Truth and Reconciliation Commission by giving to the Bishop’s Appeal. Thank you. http://bit.ly/2n2y3Nq ...

Lent is a time for sharing the Hope of Easter and the promise of New Life. Our Diocesan ministries like our Baltimore International Seafarers' Center are sharing hope with, and bringing life to, people in great need. Please support them with a gift to the Bishops’ Annual Appeal. http://bit.ly/2n2y3Nq ...

#AshWednesday is the start of #Lent, when we look forward to #Easter’s #Hope and #NewLife. Today, so many desperately need Hope. Our Diocesan #ministries offer Hope & bring #Life, like this food ministry partnership between @cotsbmore in Canton and Iglesia Episcopal de la Resurrección en Baltimore. Please #support them with a #gift to the Bishops’ Appeal. #Thankyou – http://bit.ly/2yh3GnS ...

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A call to prayer for our nation: a statement from Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton

A call to prayer for our nation: a statement from Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton

Emotions remain high, and the potential for more unrest, polarization and violence has sadly come true today in our nation’s Capital. And it is heart-wrenching. A woman has died and other lives have been threatened. We must pray for our nation and all its people. Pray for our congressional leaders, pray for the safety of our law enforcement personnel, pray for the protesters.

Christmas around the Diocese of Maryland

Christmas around the Diocese of Maryland

Several months into the pandemic, we began to realize that, like during Holy Week and Easter, we wouldn’t be able to meet in our churches for Christmas. Yet our congregations stepped up and kept the creative energy flowing, despite the fatigue brought on by such a challenging year. We are a community of love. We worshipped together and made offerings of what we had to give.

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St. Margaret’s takes unusually somber approach to All Saints’ Day, honoring the nation’s crisis
St. Margaret’s takes unusually somber approach to All Saints’ Day, honoring the nation’s crisis

For several years, St. Margaret’s Church of Annapolis has held All Saints services joyously with a good, old-fashioned Dixieland Mass, singing songs like “Shall We Gather at the River” and “When the Saints Go Marching In” led by a Dixieland group of musicians in the style of a New Orleans funeral. But this year was different. With more than 230,000 U.S. deaths from COVID-19 and more cases diagnosed every minute, it was hard to imagine a service celebrating “going home” that did not acknowledge the ongoing crisis.

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