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New Bishop of Christchurch for New Times

New Bishop of Christchurch for New Times

On Saturday, the Rev. Dr Peter Carrell was ordained a bishop, and then installed as the 9th Bishop of Christchurch in Cathedral Square in front of the quake-damaged cathedral. Christchurch, in the Province of Canterbury, is an Anglican settlement, New Zealand’s first city because of the cathedral. The cathedral will be reconstructed. This is to… Continue Reading

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Liturgical Disorder

Liturgical Disorder

Previous posts examine the confusion around NZ Anglican liturgical practice. That disorder extends to ordination and maybe even threatens the validity of those ordinations. This can also impact relationships not only within the Anglican Communion but also with those who, ecumenically, accept the ordinations of our church. The last meeting of General Synod Te Hinota… Continue Reading

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Ordinations

Ordinations

Pictured (left to right) Rev. Andrew McDonald, Rev. Lynnette Lightfoot (both ordained deacons), Bishop Victoria Matthews, and Rev Anne Price (ordained Priest) following the diocesan ordination service held in ChristChurch Cathedral, Christchurch, New Zealand on Saturday 29th November 2008. The recent diocesan ordination service was enriched by stronger symbolism this year: the bishop presiding from… Continue Reading

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