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May 17, 2022 | by Susan Brown Snook

“Ten dead at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York.  Give to the departed eternal rest  Let light perpetual shine upon them.”   So reads the May 14 addition to ‘Litany in the Wake of A Mass Shooting’ on Bishops Against Gun Violence website. Just a day later, Sunday, May 15, yet another addition is needed:  “One dead at […]

May 10, 2022 | by Troy Elder

These days, it is hard to look at both the calendar and the news at the same time. As we approach Memorial Day, when we remember and mourn the U.S. military personnel who have died while serving to protect American values, the seemingly unending horrific news from the war in Ukraine recalls the sacrifices made […]

May 10, 2022 | by Lorenzo Lebrija

People were bringing babies to Jesus so that he would bless them. When the disciples saw this, they scolded them. Then Jesus called them to him and said, “Allow the children to come to me. Don’t forbid them, because God’s kingdom belongs to people like these children. I assure you that whoever doesn’t welcome God’s kingdom like a […]

May 2, 2022 | by Cynde Durnford-Branecki

At the 2021 Diocesan Convention, Resolution 21-04 Becoming a Beloved Community by combatting anti-Asian/Pacific Islander American violence, bias and racism was adopted. As part of that resolution, the diocese agreed to lift up the stories of Asians, protect Asians from racist persecution, and nurture understanding of Asian peoples and cultures through prayer and liturgy, among […]

April 26, 2022 | by Chris Tumilty

People from around the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego gathered for EDSD Cleans Up and to celebrate the gift of creation by collecting litter and enjoying the company of new friends. “The breeze blew off the lake, the air around 70, the chaparral blooms, in a subtle way, reminded me that it’s spring in San […]

April 26, 2022 | by Diane Lopez Hughes

One of the highlights of Earth Month was the first Earth Day Festival held at St Mary’s-in-the-Valley, Ramona on Saturday, April 23, where the Rev. Phil Cooke and many church volunteers warmly welcomed hundreds of people to gather and celebrate the Earth. The all-day, family-friendly event was presented by the Ramona Community Garden and Sustainable […]

April 15, 2022 | by Susan Brown Snook

The earth is the LORD’s and all that is in it, the world and all who dwell therein. Psalm 24:1 Easter Blessings! God’s mighty act in resurrecting Jesus from the dead emphasizes what we believe: that God is the author of abundant life for all. This year, Friday, April 22 is Earth Day, and for […]

April 5, 2022 | by Diane Lopez Hughes

Cathedral’s Simpler Living Garden Retreat Kicks Off Earth Month Activities Across the Diocese In a prequel to Earth Month and leading up to Creation Care Sunday, our Simpler Living Ministry held a Garden Retreat on Saturday morning, March 26 at the home of Cindy Schurict and Britt Palmer.  The annual retreat provides an opportunity to […]

February 28, 2022 | by Frank Munoz

News from the war in Ukraine is quickly changing and we are shocked by the images and reports we are seeing. We do not know what the future holds but what we do know is that thousands of deploying soldiers and their families here at home are experiencing the frightening and surreal feeling of saying […]

February 22, 2022 | by Jen Jow

Black History Month – Berry Gordy, Jr. , Motown Record Corporation, Detroit   January 1959 – Present   Motown, in full Motown Record Corporation, also called Hitsville, recording company founded by Berry Gordy, Jr., in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., in January 1959 that became one of the most successful Black-owned businesses and one of the most influential independent record companies in American history. The company […]

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