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Posts from retired blogs, including Bishop Mark Beckwith's blog "Signs of God's Grace," Canon Greg Jacobs' blog "Out of the Ordinary," and blogs by General Convention deputies in 2012 and 2015.

The White House. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Posted by Greg Jacobs on January 17, 2017

On Friday, January 20, Donald J. Trump will take the oath of office as the 45th President of the United States.

2017
Posted by Mark Beckwith on January 4, 2017

It's not a New Year's resolution, but rather a renewed commitment.

Bishop mark Beckwith
Posted by Mark Beckwith on January 4, 2017

At our 2016 Diocesan Convention I named a reality that seems to have resonance across the diocese.

Christmas 2016
Posted by Mark Beckwith on December 21, 2016

This year particularly, I am deeply touched by the story of how God chose to come into the world as the Incarnation.

Advent: Preparing to join God
Posted by Mark Beckwith on December 7, 2016

In the northern hemisphere, Advent coincided with the onset of winter.

Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox.
Posted by Mark Beckwith on November 16, 2016

The first thing I did when the Boston Red Sox won the World Series in 2004 was run out to my car and peel off the bumper sticker that said "Job was

Bishop Mark Beckwith at the Cathedral the day after Election Day. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Posted by Mark Beckwith on November 9, 2016

The outcome was unexpected. And for me, unwanted.

The Peace as an act of post-election reconciliation
Posted by Mark Beckwith on November 2, 2016

I remember a play-fight a classmate and I had with each other in the fall of 1960. We were in the fourth grade.

Bishop Beckwith reads the community "Dream Board" inspired by Paul's dream in Acts 16:6-15. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Posted by Mark Beckwith on October 19, 2016

Many of us in the diocese have been listening to St.

Sharing what God has given us
Posted by Mark Beckwith on October 5, 2016

I have long admired Native Americans for their concept of stewardship and ownership.

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