Category Archives: Slightly Synodical

Posts related to Synodical stuff, but not daily accounts

IICSA’s first Anglican week

IICSA’s first week on the Anglican Church is over. It’s caused me some pretty serious reflections… Continue reading

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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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