Monthly Archives: July 2010

Mary Wagner freed from jail

Mary used to be the girl next door—with a tomboy streak. She was raised in Nanaimo, learned to fix cars from her brothers and rebuilt her own. She took to heart what she learned from her parents and her Church … Continue reading

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Traditional Anglicans form new parish for those not Romeward bound

More about the mass at St. Anne’s for “traditional Anglicans.” I attended the mass, with  Fr. Stan Sinclair presiding and with James Provence, the archbishop of the Anglican Province of Christ the King, in from California, at St. Anne’s chapel. … Continue reading

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Atwood’s shaky grasp of reality

There’s a truly silly interview with Margaret Atwood, famous Canadian author/celeb, to mark her reception of some arts award. It’s here. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/before-the-flood/article1651889/ Atwood talks about her dystopic novels , the Handmaid’s tale and Before the Flood, about how entirely plausible … Continue reading

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Second shoe drops in Anglican-Catholic melodrama

As readers of this blog already know, there was a petite rebellion in Anglican Catholic Cathedral of St. John over by Swan Lake even as the parish’s delegates, including pastor Shane Jensen and Archbishop Peter Wilkinson (the primate of the … Continue reading

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More prayers for the dead

I know this is going have the Rev. Colin up in Nanaimo reaching for his laptop, but I’ve added another name to my list of dead people to pray for anyway. It’s my step father Reg. We were never close, … Continue reading

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Canadian and Victorian Anglo Catholics vote to go with Rome

So I did some reporting on how the Anglican Catholics are responding to Pope Benedict’s invitation to come on board. Though the Anglican Catholic bishops solicited the invitation, and have assented completely to ROman Catholic doctrine, the rank and file, … Continue reading

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Anglo Catholics in disarray

Canada’s Anglo-Catholics, or the branch of them whose presiding bishop lives here in Victoria, is undergoing sharp dissent over the uber-plan to come into communion with the Pope and the Roman, Ukrainian, Coptic and other Catholic churches. How big is … Continue reading

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