Category Archives: Slightly Synodical

Posts related to Synodical stuff, but not daily accounts

Even the bad times are good *

Bathwellschap tries to give some background to debates and procedures at the General Synod. Some people think I am slightly sad to enjoy it all. But I do! Have a look around… the pull-down menus above will give you a … Continue reading

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It’s not unusual *

At the end of September I was present in Wren’s spectacular St Paul’s Cathedral for the consecration of two female and one male Bishops. The old Prayer Book calls it The Form of Ordaining or Consecrating a Bishop, but Thomas … Continue reading

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I saw her standing there *

A year ago I posted about what I thought might be one of the last ‘all-bloke affair’ consecrations of Bishops. Well, yesterday I was present in a formal, up-close-and-personal way at the Province of Canterbury’s first consecration of not one, … Continue reading

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A man needs a maid..? *

I’ve just attended the consecration of not one, not two, but three new bishops. All suffragans – two for Chelmsford and one for Lincoln. If you’ve ever been to a consecration you’ll know that at the point in the service … Continue reading

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