Friday Reflection: Stewardship Lessons From my Mother-in-Law

From The Rev. Elaine Breckenridge, The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Lodi As we settle into the season of Easter, one of the gifts that I have given myself this Easter season is to read, The Book of Joy by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu (with Douglas Abrams). If […]

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Opera Program at ECCO

Members of the ECCO kitchen staff took advantage of the great weather today to spruce up some of the flower beds at the Conference Center in advance of the annual Opera program. This years’ theme “Vienna: The Making of an Operatic Culture” starts on Friday, April 21st. More than 50 people have enrolled to participate. […]

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Save the Date: A Journey to the Holy Land

A Journey to the Holy Land Under the Direction of The Rev. Heather Mueller. September 3–14, 2017 More information coming soon or or contact The Rev. Heather Mueller.

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Friday Reflection: On Purpose

From The Rt. Rev’d David Rice As our Presiding Bishop expresses in his Easter message, it wasn’t simply by chance Jesus was in Jerusalem on that first Palm Sunday, he wasn’t on holiday and he certainly wasn’t hanging out. He was there on purpose. I’ll come back to purpose in a moment. I was particularly […]

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Spring Tea 2017 at St. Paul’s

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Mary with Canon Anna

Join us in welcoming Canon Anna as she explores the history, myth and theology of Marian devotion, including that of the Black Madonna tradition worldwide. We will share in prayer, reflection and conversation about who Mary is in our spiritual  and personal lives. Mary May 13, 2017 1pm -3pm St Paul’s, Modesto

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Friday Reflection, April 7, 2017

The Rev. Dr. Michael Backlund, St. James’, Sonora A wild peacock decided one day to settle at my log cabin here in the Sierra foothills outside Angels Camp, and he’s been teaching me how to be a steward ever since. A quite different kind of steward than what I had come to think of from […]

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Spring Clergy Retreat

The Spring Clergy Retreat will be held at St. Anthony Retreat Center in Three Rivers, CA May 9-11 2017. The retreat will start at 4 pm on May 9th and end after lunch on May 11th. All priests, deacons, and postulants are encouraged to attend.   The Rev. Eric Metoyer We are pleased to announce […]

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Easter Message 2017 from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

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Chrism Mass

CHRISM MASS Tuesday, April 11, 2017 11am On 11, April  at 11:00am at St. James Cathedral, Fresno, we will celebrate our annual Chrism Eucharist and Renewal of Vows. Please  join us on the day as this is an important liturgical event for the entire diocese. I also invite you to bring a bag lunch do that […]

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