Anglicans Online
 News
 Resources
 Basics
 Worldwide Anglicanism    Anglican Dioceses and Parishes
Home News Centre A to Z Start Here The Anglican Communion Africa Australia Canada England
New this Week News Archives Events Anglicans Believe... In Full Communion Europe Ireland Japan New Zealand
Awards, Staff Newspapers Online B The Prayer Book Not in the Communion Scotland USA Wales World
Search Official Publications B The Bible B B B B B
This page last updated 21 December 2003
Anglicans Online last updated 20 August 2000

What's New This Week

ALL THE NEW URLS we receive each week are here. We list two (sometimes three) weeks’ worth, cycling the old ones off each week. As they disappear from this page, you'll find the links moved to their natural home categories in our resource pages.

If you can't find something that was once here, you can look in our archives or try the AO search engine. It searches our entire site, and it can also search all of the major sites to which we link.


Week of 21 December 2003

Advent Resources
Our collection of links for Advent and Christmas.

England
London (Strand), St Mary le Strand (London)

Music
Choir of Barking Parish: Join a choir in east London that's been active for 150 years.

Japan
Chiba City, St Mary (Yokohama)

Letters to Anglicans Online
Read what our readers say. Tell us what you think: write a letter of your own to us for possible publication.

News Centre
First female indigenous priest in Brisbane. Battle for church building in South Carolina. North Dakota bishop search controversy. Anglican Communion Secretariat moves. Another new conservative organization in USA. Anglican Church of Canada and residential schools. Beliefnet nominates V Gene Robinson for award. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

Scotland
Kirkcudbright, Greyfriars (Glasgow and Galloway)

Support Anglicans Online
Shop: From AO T-shirts to mugs, you can find it in our shop. Your purchase supports Anglicans Online.
Donate:
 Give any amount you like via a secure online server.

USA
Indiana: Angola, Holy Family (Northern Indiana)
Indiana: Crown Point, St Christopher (Northern Indiana)
Maine: Camden, St Thomas (Maine)
Ohio: Cincinnati, Calvary (Southern Ohio)
Pennsylvania: Ambler, Trinity (Pennsylvania)
Pennsylvania: Collegeville, St James (Pennsylvania)
Virginia: Roanoke, St Elizabeth (Southwestern Virginia)
West Virginia: Star City, St Thomas Becket (West Virginia)

Schools
New York: Harlem Episcopal School. An exciting new day school in central Harlem, Kindergarten through eight grade, will open in St Luke's Church next year. School 'for all faiths and socioeconomic backgrounds that focuses on rigorous academics, character development and strong parental participation.' The school occupies space in St Luke's. Look under Strategy for Growth on their site for exciting images and plans.

Vacancies Centre
List a parish or diocesan opening for one month at AO for free. Seeking a position? Scan vacancies on diocesan web sites throughout the communion.

Worth Noting
And unto them a sermon is born: Peter Gorrie, writing in the Toronto Star, discusses the variety of Christmas sermons: short to long, simple to Christmas cocktail.

The Anglicans' annus horribilis: Bruce Kaye, writing for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, reflects on what a bad year it's been for Anglicans in Australia.

The Church can't stop people from falling in love: In The Observer, Rachel Cooke offers a thoughtful and thought-provoking look at varied churches and people in the C of E, from the rapidly-growing 'evangelicals' to the 'radically tolerant'.

The Consolations Of God: Great Sermons of Phillips Brooks, by Ellen Bilbur, editor. Reviewed by Eric James.

Five Gold Rings: Powerful Influences on Prominent People, by Anna Jeffrey. Reviewed by Martin Warner.

Serving Two Masters: Parish Patronage in the Church of England since 1715, by Bernard Palmer, reviewed by David L. Edwards.

Tolerance is the key to our society: An editorial in The Observer about the role of the church in modern life.

Unholy orders: Colin Slee, writing for The Observer, reflects on the furore over the appointment of Jeffrey John as Bishop of Reading.


Week of 14 December 2003

Advent Resources
Our collection of links for Advent and Christmas.

Australia
Schools
Bellevue Hill, Cranbrook School (Sydney) Male-only boarding and day school, preparatory to senior school.
Menangle Park (Campbelltown), Broughton School (Sydney) A preparatory-through-year-12 day school.

Canada
Alberta: Edmonton, St Luke (Edmonton)
Alberta: Edmonton, St Mary (Edmonton)
Alberta: Edmonton, St Matthias (Edmonton)
Ontario: Combermere, St Paul (Ottawa)
Ontario: Mt Brydges, St Jude
 (Huron)
Ontario: Ottawa (Sandy Hill), All Saints (Ottawa)
Ontario: Ottawa, St Thomas (Ottawa)
Ontario: St George, Holy Trinity (Huron)
Saskatchewan: Christopher Lake, St Christopher (Saskatchewan)

England
Blackhall, St Andrew (Durham)
Burnopfield, St James (Durham)
Burton Upon Trent, St Paul (Lichfield)
Barnhard Castle, St Mary (Durham)
Chippenham, St Margaret (Ely)
Little Abbington, St Mary (Ely)
Godmanchester, St Mary the Virgin (Ely)
Great Abbington, St Mary (Ely)
Kemsing, St Mary the Virgin (Rochester)
Lobley Hill, All Saints (Durham)
Riverhead, St Mary (Rochester)
Whorlton, St Mary (Durham)

Essays
The Parting of Friends, a reflection by Cynthia McFarland on leaving her parish.

Ireland
Bantry, St Brendan the Navigator (Cork, Cloyne, and Ross)
Castletownbere, St Peter (Cork, Cloyne, and Ross)
Coleraine, St Patrick and St Andrew (Connor)

Japan
Akashi, St Mary Magdalene (Kobe) Note: in Japanese only
Yonago, St Nicholas (Kobe) Note: in Japanese only

Schools
Kobe, St Michael's International School Preschool through year 5.

Letters to Anglicans Online
Have a read. Write a letter of your own to us for possible publication.

News Centre
Canada's residential schools ruling overturned in appeal. ABC to visit Middle East. On money spent by English bishops. More on church attendance. 2003 Churches Advertising Network campaign. Episcopopoly (just try to pronounce that). First female British Army chaplain to Iraq. Archbishop Carnley named to ARCIC. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

Official publications
Diocese of Vermont (monthly except August; PDF format)

Odds and Ends
Calendario Romano 2004: A Roman Catholic 'beefcake' clergy calendar we link in the interest of ecumenical relations. Surely, dear Anglicans, we should be able to do better than this. Shall we try?

Support Anglicans Online
Shop: From AO T-shirts to mugs, you can find it in our shop. Your purchase supports Anglicans Online.
Donate:
 Give any amount you like via a secure online server.

USA
Cathedrals
Kansas: Salina, Christ Cathedral, Western Kansas
Ohio: Cleveland, Trinity, Ohio

Parishes
Florida: Largo, St Dunstan (Southwest Florida)
North Carolina: Garner, St Christopher (North Carolina)
North Carolina: Smithfield, St Paul (North Carolina)
Ohio: Chagrin Falls, St Martin (Ohio)
Ohio: Chardon, St Luke (Ohio)
Ohio: Warren, Christ Church (Ohio)
Oklahoma: Edmond, St Mary (Oklahoma)
Oklahoma: Guthrie, Trinity (Oklahoma) Note: First cathedral in Oklahoma when it became a state.
Virginia: Hampton, Emmanuel (Southern Virginia)
Virginia: Virginia Beach, Old Donation (Southern Virginia)

Vacancies Centre
Go ahead: list a parish or diocesan opening for one month at AO for free. Seeking a position? Scan vacancies on diocesan web sites throughout the communion.

Worth Noting
Blind to humanity's riches: Njabulo Ndebele, writing for the Johannesburg Sunday Times, reflects on sexuality and religion.

Cathedral Church of the Advent: Alan Freeman, writing for The Globe and Mail (Toronto) reports on religion in Nigeria and at its Anglican mother church in Abuja.

Go to work on Christmas: Digby Anderson, writing The Spectator, argues that you can avoid barbarity and blasphemy by making the Epiphany your big feast.

Hell hits back: The Guardian (London) offers an editorial on the topic of Hell, responding in part to Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor's essay in The Spectator (see below) and in part to a column in the Church Times (only in its paper edition, alas). [See below for article, 'We need to be saved'.]

Join the carol sing at the Pedants' Association. Craig Brown writes in the Spectator a humorous article to lighten whatever you're doing.

The quality of zealotry: Samuel Hazo, writing for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, argues that those who believe they hold all the answers make the most mischief.

We need to be saved: Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor, leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Great Britain, writes about the reality of Hell.


This web site is independent. It is not official in any way. Our editorial staff is private and unaffiliated. Please contact ao-editor@anglicansonline.org about information on this page. ©2007 Society of Archbishop Justus