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Clergy Notes — Sunday, May 26, 2019

This Sunday, the Sixth of Eastertide, was in earlier times commonly called Rogation (Asking) Sunday.  Along with the three days following, it was a time of special prayer for God’s blessing on the land, and, as the seeds were sown, for a good harvest. A tradition developed too of “beating the bounds,” walking around the […]

Clergy Notes — Sunday, May 19, 2019

It was a privilege and a joy on Thursday evening to attend the consecration of Lynne McNaughton, a priest of our diocese, as Bishop of Kootenay. The service took place in a large Roman Catholic Church, as the Anglican Cathedral in Kelowna was too small. Archbishop Melissa presided and the Primate, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, preached; […]