The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

St. Peter’s Portland

Ashes to Go in nine communities across Maine

On Wednesday, March 1, a group of Episcopal clergy, including Maine Bishop the Rt. Rev. Stephen T. Lane, will take the traditional Ash Wednesday practice of the imposition of ashes from inside of church buildings out to the people on the streets of Portland, Rockland, Bath, Waterville, Windham, Brunswick, Winthrop, Wilton, and Farmington. Started by…

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Bishop Steve: “Baptism brings change”

On his visit to St. Peter’s, Portland, last Sunday, Bishop Steve had this to say in his sermon: Some scholars have wondered if the people of John’s day actually recognized the radical nature of the message he preached. Did they understand that they were participating in an attack on the corrupt religious establishment of the…

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