Day: September 17, 2016

Bishop of Caledonia in ACoC cancels electing synod for a bishop coadjutor

Bishop of Caledonia in ACoC cancels electing synod for a bishop coadjutor

Earlier this year the bishop called a special diocesan synod with a two-fold purpose, to pass a canon law which would allow the diocese to elect a bishop coadjutor and to then have the election. However, an anonymous member of one of the parishes in the diocese objected, stating that the election would violate diocesan canon law. Subsequently, the bishop has canceled the announced electing synod.

The Archbishop of Canterbury calls for a world-wide prayer initiative for 2017

The Archbishop of Canterbury calls for a world-wide prayer initiative for 2017

After what was heralded as a successful prayer initiative during this past Season of Easter, the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Revd Justin Welby has called for a prayer initiative during the Season of Easter in 2017. It will be called Thy Kingdom Come, as it was this year. It will span the time from 25 May to 4 June, from Ascension to Pentecost 2017.

Speaking to the Soul: Hildegard of Bingen, Woman of Strength and Wisdom

Speaking to the Soul: Hildegard of Bingen, Woman of Strength and Wisdom

Is there a little Hildegard in any of us? Time to look inside and see if a tiny bit of her spirit and her dedication are present in me. I don’t want to be a saint, but I wouldn’t mind being strong, open, and wise.