Monthly Archives: May 2012

Pastor Dies from Snake Bite During ‘Serpent-Handling’ Service

NY Daily News: A West Virginia preacher famous for holding dangerous snakes during sermons  has died after a rattlesnake bit him last weekend. Mark Randall “Mack” Wolford, 44, was bitten during a Memorial Day gathering  at park, the Washington Post … Continue reading

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Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter Ordination Schedule (Summer 2012)

From the Official website: Ordination Schedule for Summer 2012 Below is a list of ordinations for the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. Dates will be added as they become available: SATURDAY, JUNE 2 Priesthood: Mobile, Alabama (9 a.m., Cathedral Basilica … Continue reading

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Homily for the Ordination of Deacons for the Chair of St Peter

Bishop Kevin Vann blogs. His homily for the Ordination to the Diaconate for the six Personal Ordinariate clerics of the Chair of St Peter follows: Homily for the Ordination of Deacons for the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. … Continue reading

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Ordination to the Diaconate for Six Chair of St Peter Ordinariate clerics

Fr. Scott Hurd, Vicar General of the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, writes on Facebook: I thank God for the last night’s ordination as transitional deacon of six oustanding men in Fort Worth. As a former priest of … Continue reading

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The Problem with Same-sex Marriage

A documentary worth watching.    

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8 Reasons your Church is Stuck

You lack a leadership empowerment plan. We have failed as leaders in the church if we do not embrace the unique gift-mix that God designed. And we won’t fully know the power and impact of the local church until people … Continue reading

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Italy: Earthquake, Priest Killed Trying to Rescue Church Statues

Lastampa: A country priest has nothing but his Church. The fact that it is not an architectural masterpiece and is not home to any great works of art matters little to him. Each statue and piece of furniture represented a … Continue reading

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Using an iPad as a Missal

Via The Deacon’s Bench: This comes from New Zealand, where one priest writes that the biggest problem with the new missal isn’t the language, but the physical ordering of the missal itself. Then, inspiration struck: What the people who translated … Continue reading

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The James Ossuary May Be Destroyed?

The Jerusalem Post: A Jerusalem judge will announce on Wednesday whether he has decided to order the destruction of a burial box that could have held the bones of the brother of Jesus and an inscribed tablet that could have … Continue reading

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The Northeast Anglican

The June 2012 edition of the The Northeast Anglican (pdf.) is out. It’s by the Diocese of the Northeast of the Anglican Church in America (TAC)  It has news and more – not just of the Diocese, but the Church greater too… there’s plenty to … Continue reading

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