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Haiti

Haiti-Maine Committee meeting canceled

The Haiti-Maine Committee meeting scheduled for Saturday, January 25, at St. Martin’s in Palmyra has been canceled. The next meeting date and location will be announced in an upcoming edition of The Dio Log and on the committee email list.

International Partnerships Task Force asks congregations for information

“Where should we go from here?” With the second five-year term of the Haiti-Maine Companion Diocese relationship coming to an end at the 2012 Diocesan Convention, Bishop Steve Lane called for a group to gather in 2013 to look at how, moving forward, congregations can be involved in God’s mission around the world. The Bishop’s…

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Mainers celebrate our Haiti connection – from 1865 to the present day

by John Arrison, St. Margaret’s, Belfast Diocesan Haiti Partnership Coordinator On May 1, 1861, the Rev. James Theodore Holly, an African-American abolitionist and Episcopal priest, sailed from New Haven with 110 free blacks, bound for Haiti. The first year was devastating. Holly’s wife, mother, two children, and 39 others in his group died of yellow…

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