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Week of 13 May 2001

Anglican Church of Australia Defence Force Chaplaincy (Navy, Army and Air Force): 'We are soon (28 June) to have a new ADF Bishop, the Reverend Dr Tom Frame, 38 years old, ordained seven years following 14 years service as an officer in the Royal Australian Navy. The youngest bishop in the Australian Church for 40 years'.

'Breakthrough': Prepared by Australian Anglican priest Brian McGowan this is a study-resource, updated weekly, particularly for use by small groups. It begins with the lections from the RCL (as used in the Anglican Church of Australia) and the life experience of the participants rather than academic resources'. (Cross-listed under Liturgical Resources.)

Ontario: Ottawa, St Martin (Ottawa)
Ontario: Thornhill, Holy Trinity (Toronto)

Huntingdon, Huntingdon Team Ministry (Ely)
St Helens, Merseyside, Church of St James the Great Haydock (Liverpool)

Dromore: Cathedral Church of Christ the Redeemer (Down and Dromore)

The Church of Ireland General Synod 2001 will take place in the O'Reilly Hall on the campus of University College, Dublin from 15 to 17 May 2001.

Liturgical Resources
'Breakthrough': Prepared by Australian Anglican priest Brian McGowan this is a study-resource, updated weekly, particularly for use by small groups. It begins with the lections from the RCL (as used in the Anglican Church of Australia) and the life experience of the participants rather than academic resources'. (Cross-listed under Anglican Church in Australia Resources.)

News Centre
Episcopal Power and Light dimmed by energy crisis. Trouble in Sydney between Anglican and Roman Catholic worlds. English rural churches codify bitterness. Church of Ireland statement on Drumcree. Ruth Gledhill attends an RC ordination and her editor scrambles photographs. Search for the title 'Conservative Party at prayer'. Updates on Australian governor-general story, Pope's pilgrimage story, and English bishop finances. Vatican drops inclusive language. C of E proposes radical new bishop selection process. The Prayer of Jabez. Apologies. Obituaries. AIDS in Africa. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

Arizona: Northeast Regional Parish (Arizona), one of six regional divisions in the Diocese of Arizona.
California: Pacific Palisades, St Matthew (Los Angeles)
California: San Mateo, St Matthew (California)
Louisiana: Metairie, St Martin (Louisiana)
Massachusetts: Westfield, Church of the Atonement (Western Massachusetts)
Michigan: Battle Creek, St Thomas (Western Michigan)
New York: Oyster Bay, Christ Church (Long Island)
New York: New York, St James (New York)
Texas: Arlington, St Peter and St Paul (Fort Worth)
Texas: Austin, Holy Trinity (Texas)
Virginia: Alexandria, Emmanuel (Virginia)

The Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church in the USA are now updated (2000). Alas, they are only available in PDF format, a 2.6 MB download. --

Theological Resources
The Thirty-Nine Articles in English and Latin

Cuba: Havana, Iglesia Catedral Episcopal de la Santísima Trinidad, Diocese of Cuba

Puerto Rico: Diocese of Puerto Rico --
Singapore: Diocese of Singapore --

Worth Noting
New century, new ethics: Peter Tatchell reviews for The Times the new book Moralities: Sex, Money, and Power in the Twenty-first Century, by Joan Smith.

Once upon a times in the West: Iain Sinclair's latest book Landor's Tower is reviewed by Barry Forshaw, for The Times.

He well knew natural selection's painful price: Steven Rose reviews Annie's Box: Charles Darwin, his Daughter, and Human Evolution by Randal Keynes for (wait for it) The Times.

The last word in Good Books: Alex Beam of the Boston Globe writes about Bible snobbery.

First library offers rare tomes and the odd ghost: Mark Keenan of the Sunday Times (London) writes about the first public library in Ireland, opened by Archbishop Narcissus Marsh in 1701.

Week of 6 May 2001

NSW: Mudgee, Parish of Mudgee (Bathurst)
NSW: Parkes and Peak Hill, Parish of Parkes (Bathurst)

Diocese of Riverina
Diocese of Rockhampton

Ontario: Ottawa, St Albans (Ottawa)

Durham: University College Chapel (Durham)
Maidenhead, Cox Green: Good Shepherd (Oxford)
York: St Luke the Evangelist (York)

England: Oxford, July-August 2001
The C.S. Lewis Foundation announces the first in a series of summer academic programmes to be held at The Kilns, the former home of the late author and Christian apologist C.S. Lewis. Entitled "Branches To Heaven: The Geniuses of CS Lewis", the programme is based on the book of the same title written by conference leader Dr. James Como, who will explore the range of Lewis’ genius while addressing the surprising reason for his enduring literary and spiritual influence. The summer programme will offer unique access to Lewis’ home to a small group of participants. --


Priest and pastor in paradise? Early retired? Seminary professor? Sabbatical time coming up? Unique island parish on the Gulf Coast of Florida offers furnished 2 bedroom apartment to Church of England priest or bishop (or Episcopal or ELCA Lutheran priest/pastor), for the six month period November through May (high season here: warm winter) in exchange for 30 hours a week of liturgical and pastoral ministry, assisting the rector. Similar situation also available: 28 July--13 August, 2001 and a longer period of time next summer (perhaps as a house exchange in England for a portion of the summer of 2002). Near the beach, fishing, golf, wildlife refuge. Inquire of The Rev. Donald Fishburne, Saint Michael & All Angels Church, P.O. Box 6, Sanibel, FL 33957-0006 USA Fax: code + 941 395-1670

Christian folk: 'The purpose of "Christian folk" is to encourage participation in the performance of folk music and songs and is being developed as a focal point for interesting music.'

New Zealand
Havelock: Havelock and Sounds Mission District (Nelson)

News Centre
Pope visits Greece, astounds world. North American Orthodox bishops meet. King's College Chapel in London re-opens. Australia Doctrine Panel release report on homosexuality and the church. West Virginia elects a bishop. Dead saint continues Irish tour. Germaine Greer writes about making television about psalms. US novelist to refurbish London church. Anglican Church of Canada takes action on residential schools. Leonard Payne works with the stars. English pew-sitters asked to pay more. Obituaries and letters to the editor. Massive exorcism in Rwandan church. USA Presiding bishop speaks about communications. Rwanda bishop pleads innocent. Overhead projectors in church criticised. Polygamy found to cause divorce. Freedom Day in South Africa. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

Not in the Communion
Anglican Diocese of the Great Lakes: 'The DGL is part of the oldest traditionalist Anglican jurisdiction in Canada, the Independent Anglican Church (Canada Synod) which dates from 1932. At present, it also is a participating diocese of the Anglican Church, Inc. by which it is in intercommunion with churches around the world, both within and independent of the Anglican Communion.'

Odds and Ends
The Ecumenical Rosary. 'Our goal is to share the rosary with non-Catholic Christians in order to achieve greater unity between all Christian denominations. It is also hoped that this rosary can be used in ecumenical group settings such as prayer vigils, ecumenical Christmas and Easter celebrations, etc.'

California: Burlingame, St Paul (California) (Note: This site works only with Microsoft browsers, and uses some very space-age features that might not be present in any but the newest versions.)
California: Capitola, St John the Baptist (El Camino Real)
New Mexico: Albuquerque, St Mark's-on-the-Mesa (Rio Grande)

Florida: St Petersburg, Cathedral Church of St Peter (Southwest Florida)
Nebraska: Omaha, Trinity Cathedral (Nebraska)

The Church in Wales Jubilee Fund. It supports international development projects in Gaza, Jerusalem, Argentina and China.

Peru: Diocese of Peru. (Note: web site works only with Microsoft browsers)

Brazil: Rio de Janeiro - Magé, Missão do Espírito Santo (Rio de Janeiro)

Worth Noting
Assisi in the midst of a miracle
The Times (London) announces that pilgrims are flocking back to an ancient town joyfully restored to its former beauty. The Basilica of San Francesco, one of Italy’s most important places of pilgrimage, was damaged in an earthquake in 1997. After post-earthquake restoration, it reopened in November 1999 and can receive 15,000 visitors a day.

Victoria, Princess in a class of her own
The complete list of books studied by the young Princess Victoria has been unearthed at Windsor Castle, showing for the first time the true breadth of her formal education and intellectual development.

Spirit of equality often permeates sacred texts
A book review by Sally Cunneen in the National Catholic Reporter of the new book What men owe to women: men's voices from world religions, by Raines and Maguire.

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