Monthly Archives: March 2012

On Joining the Ordinariate

Writes Fr Ed Tomlinson – mostly for those Clergy where there are Ordinariates available: My last post provoked a question in the comment thread asking if there would be more Anglican clergy joining the Ordinariate in the future? The questioner assuming … Continue reading

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Your List of Lenten Bible Verses on Penance

Courtesy of Dr Taylor Marshall: If you’re like me, the commitments of Lent are becoming a bit more difficult. To keep your eyes on the prize, here are the Top Ten Bible verses on Penance. In Greek, we often find in … Continue reading

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Some More Out of America on the College of Bishop’s Meeting in South Africa

This time via Bishop Stephen Strawn as a pdf. which has been here for a while. Perhaps before I go on – just in case – you should read my disclaimer. Right? All of the above is publicly and freely available on the Internet … Continue reading

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Israel: Army Chief Cancels IDF-wide Passover Vacation

For first time in many years, all IDF units to be on full alert during Passover holiday; army officials insist decision not related to any planned military operations Chief of Staff Benny Gantz has ordered all IDF units to cancel … Continue reading

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I sense the need for a disclaimer coming on. It’s stock standard. Already assumed to be in operation here. But for posterity’s sake: The opinions expressed here (by the author, i.e. Fr Stephen Smuts) and those providing the comments are theirs alone, … Continue reading

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Why Women Can Be Protestant Ministers

Writes Fr Dwight Longenecker (a former Anglican): My post on why women cannot be priests has received plenty of interesting comments, but most of those who objected to my post were not Catholics. I think what they heard me say is … Continue reading

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Dawkins and US Atheists Prove it’s Not About Reason, it’s About Hate

Writes Deacon Nick: Last Saturday’s gathering of 8,000 – 10,000 US atheists and agnostics in Washington for the Reason Rally was billed as seeking to ‘unify, energize, and embolden secular people nationwide, while dispelling the negative opinions held by so … Continue reading

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Hopes on the Slope to Jerusalem

Passover and Easter bring to mind pictures of the Messiah; both for Jews and for Christians. Wayne Stiles in the Jerusalem Post: People often ask me if I have a favorite place I’ve visited in Israel. “You  mean other than … Continue reading

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Fr Robert Mercer on Apartheid, the Ordinariate, the Traditional Anglican Communion and Unity

Former Anglican Bishop Turned Catholic Priest is Star of Anti-apartheid Musical. That’s the headline in the Catholic Herald on Fr Robert Mercer who was Ordained in the Catholic Church at the start of the week. We posted the news here on this … Continue reading

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Easter Services in Jerusalem (2012)

A comprehensive list of times and places can be found here as Jerusalem Readies itself for Easter.  

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