Week of 23 June 2002
New South Wales: Killara, St Martin (Sydney)
Victoria: Pyramid Hill: Parish of Pyramid Hill/Boort (Bendigo) [Note: this is
a '.info' domain, which not everyone can see]
Books, publications, libraries
The John Bishop Charitable Trust: 'Supports theological learning by maintaining and furnishing scholarships
for the library (Anglican and ecumenical studies) of the late Dr John Bishop, priest of the Church of England'. The library is housed at the
Abbey of Notre-Dame du Bec-Hellouin in Normandy, France.
British Columbia: Vancouver, St John's Shaughnessy (New Westminster)
Ontario: Stouffville, Christ
Coventry, St Bartholomew (Coventry)
Kenilworth, St Nicholas and St Barnabas (Coventry)
Stockport, Reddish, St Elisabeth (Manchester)
Anglican Church of Canada
Bishop Andrew Atagotaaluk, currently a suffragan bishop in the Diocese of the Arctic, was elected coadjutor bishop of the diocese on May 25.
He will become diocesan on 31 August. Bishop Atagotaaluk, 51, is the first Inuit Anglican diocesan bishop. He was elected suffragan bishop
in May 1999 after serving as a priest in Pond Inlet, Inukjuak, Spence Bay and Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut.
Episcopal Church in the USA
The Right Reverend Don Wimberly, formerly the Bishop of Lexington and subsequently Assistant Bishop of Texas, has been elected Bishop Coadjutor
of the Diocese of Texas. For more see texas.anglican.org.
The Freeze Frame Mass (Please note
that this is a PDF file): 'How the Mysteries are celebrated at the church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, Washington D.C., an ongoing
commentary by a priest associate that has been serialized over the past year. There are 185 or so pages online now, more will follow as this
is still a work in progess. The author is the Rev. Richard Major, our sometime associate, who is also a correspondent for The Tablet. This
series was begun to explain our elaborate ritual to parishioners and visitors alike'.
Plan for robotic priests rumoured, to avoid sex-related problems. Canadian groups wish to leave church over sex-related problems and take
the church buildings with them. ABC visits Rome. Threats issued to British government over ABC selection rumours, of which many abound. Ruth
Gledhill gets a front-page story in The Times with her scoop on the recommendation of the Crown Appointments Commission. Parishes in Canada
meet to plan post-diocesan governance structure. A bishop speaks out in Uganda. All this, and not a lot more (it's summer in the northern
hemisphere), in the News Centre.
Florida: Lakeland, All Saints (Central Florida)
Illinois: Centralia, St John (Springfield)
New Jersey: Newark, House of Prayer (Newark)
Wisconsin: Sussex, St Alban (Milwaukee)
Servant Year: 'A one-year service opportunity in urban ministry for recent US college and
university graduates. Servant Year is principally linked to the Episcopal Church but also affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church
Have a post to fill in your parish? A vacancy on your diocesan staff? Advertise beyond your own national church. List your opening for one
full month at AO for only US $80 (your currency here). Looking for a position? Check out vacancies on diocesan
web sites throughout the communion. Visit the Vacancies Centre for more.
Unprecedented Anglican Exhibition at Vatican: Philip
Pullella (Reuters) writes: 'Nearly half a millennium after it split from Rome, the Anglican Church has been welcomed back to the bosom
of the Vatican -- at least in spirit. An unprecedented exhibition on Anglicanism is on view in no less a place than the Vatican museums...'