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On the road again: Africa III

When Nathan and I were discerning to move to the Liverpool area to do our curacies, I remember being really sad about losing the links and friendships I had developed in other parts of the world through Southwell & Nottingham diocese. 716 more words


Counting Down

As I write this, it’s Sunday evening and in just a hair under a week I will be a priest. What a strange and wondrous thing. 309 more words

Ordination of Nicholas Evancho to the Priesthood

It’s a great day in the Kingdom, and especially in the Diocese of NWPA! Bishop Sean will ordain Nicholas Evancho to the priesthood on Saturday, June 2, at 2:00 PM at the Church of the Epiphany in Grove City, PA. 129 more words


When the collar doesn't fit

I have been having a tough couple of weeks. Possibly my toughest couple of weeks so far. Which is bizarre, as I survived Christmas, I got through Easter and I also handled an MA deadline a week before I got married alongside working. 1,070 more words


Will and Grace at Annual Conference

It’s time, and a little past time, for my near-annual request that boards of ordained ministry, conference worship committees, and our bishops, get it right. 354 more words

PNW Annual Conference

The Ordaining Church

I looked out at the crowd that had filled the Anglican Cathedral on an ordinary Thursday evening. I was amazed, surprised, overwhelmed. They had come, from everywhere, in droves: friends and family, colleagues and ecumenical co-workers. 1,217 more words

A New Litany for Ordination

Ordination is a big deal. It only happens once in a lifetime. There is a standard litany for ordination. But, being a writer, as I prepared for my ordination last month, I couldn’t help rewriting the litany. 1,475 more words