Road Found at Bethsaida from Time of Jesus

Christian News Network: Archaeologists have uncovered what they believe is a road that was traveled by Jesus and the disciples in the ancient town of Bethsaida. In conducting a dig near the Northeastern shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel, which was originally meant to serve as a mission to find artifacts from the…

Land Donated to Ordinariate to Build First Chancery

Some US Ordinariate news: The Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter has been given land in Houston, Texas, on which to build its first chancery, or headquarters, Msgr. Jeffrey N. Steenson, the Ordinary, announced today. During a Mass at Our Lady of Walsingham, the principal church of the Ordinariate, he said, “Today, I…

Melbourne Priestess to Become Queensland’s First Bishopess

Speaking of Australia, I see that Queensland is set to get a Bishopess: The Anglican Archbishops of Melbourne and Brisbane, Dr Philip Freier and Dr Phillip Aspinall, have today announced that a Melbourne priest has been selected to lead the Southern Region of the Diocese of Brisbane as Queensland’s first woman bishop. The Venerable Alison Taylor, Melbourne’s Archdeacon…

An Archdiocese of the Internet?

An interesting question. I received an email from the Austin Diocese the other day wondering if this blog operates on the approval of our diocese.  In writing back, I responded somewhat flippantly with the question, “Which diocese covers the Internet?”  The point I was trying to make was, of course, that there isn’t a diocese…