The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

St. John the Baptist Brownville Junction

Two Maine communities deeply affected by rail shutdown

The people of Brownville Junction and Milo who are affected by the closing of operations by the Montreal, Maine, & Atlantic rail company as the result of the devastating fire in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, need the help of Maine Episcopalians. Many families in the region are affected by the shut-down. Forty-seven of the 67 workers laid…

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because they mean so much to us

The Rev. Nancy Moore, priest of the our two congregations in Piscataquis County:  St. John’s, Brownville Junction, and St. Augustine’s, Dover-Foxcroft, served as a substitute teacher today in a local elementary school. After the school day was over, with a heavy heart, she drove to St. John’s to pray for the families affected by today’s…

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Praying around the Diocese

Check out a new page (see the tab above) on the NNE and a new weekly feature:  a  brief profile on Maine congregations featured in this week’s Diocesan Cycle of Prayer. Learn more about each congregation by visiting its website and please remember to keep them in your prayers. Visit the 2012 Cycle of Prayer…

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