Ordinations at the Cathedral


By the Grace of God and with the consent of the people The Rt. Rev. Thomas J. Brown, Tenth Bishop of Maine will ordain Carlisle Blind George Cooper Heather Sylvester to the Diaconate in Christ’s...

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Coast Guard Auxiliary Chaplain Support (ACS)


USCG Auxiliary Casco Bay Flotilla “The 2-1 ACS” “Semper Paratus – Always Ready”. That’s the proud motto of the United States Coast Guard, the guardians of our Nation’s maritime safety and security. The Coast Guard...


The Standing Committee


The Standing Committee is an elected body which serves as the Council of Advice to the Bishop and stands ready to be the Ecclesiastical Authority of the Diocese when a vacancy occurs in the Episcopate.


Convocation at the Cathedral


What is Convocation? Convocation is a diocese-wide time to celebrate being “Together: With God, In Call, For Mission”! The celebration will take place at the Cathedral of St. Luke on Saturday, 21 October. THIS IS...

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Meet our GC80 Deputies


As we approach General Convention in July 2022, we’d like to introduce you to a few of the deputies who will be representing the Episcopal Diocese of Maine in Baltimore.  We will introduce our deputies...


Quiet Day for the Deacon Community


Quiet Day for the Deacon Community, Wednesday, 29 June, 10:00-2:00, Loring House and Emmanuel Chapel

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Cathedral Dean leaving Portland after 18 years of service


The Very Rev. Dr. Benjamin Shambaugh, Dean of St. Luke’s Cathedral will complete 18 years of service to the Cathedral Church of St. Luke, the City of Portland, and the state and Episcopal Diocese of...


Preaching Conference for Episcopal Deacons 


Friday, Oct. 21 – Sunday, Oct. 23 Online (Zoom) Registration fee: $25 Hosted by the Episcopal Preaching Foundation and the Association of Episcopal Deacons The central focus of this conference will be the unique voice of...

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Legislative Update – February 5, 2023


Below you will find the first draft of the legislative tracking document and my notes from Advocacy Days. The tracking document is not set up with active links to the legislative documents – yet. I...


Preaching Excellence Conference for Episcopal Deacons


March 3-5 On Zoom Registration fee: $30 Deacons serving Province I in the Episcopal Church are invited to an online conference to focus on preaching and the unique voice of the deacon to represent the...