Comments: opinion

I'm with Rachel, the media will now have a go-to person whenever they want the church to look ridiculous or out of step

Posted by Lorenzo Fernandez-Vicente at Saturday, 13 December 2014 at 5:12pm GMT

Thanks for the article by Kelvin Holdsworth. I'm not up to speed on all the local details, but even so, the general thrust of his opinion is engaging. I was interested in one comment he makes toward the end:

"I personally never renew my ordination vows at the annual chrism mass where such things are done."

I stopped attending the Chrism/Renewal of Vows about a decade before I retired. For one thing, while ostensibly about collegiality, I came to the conclusion that the subtext is, renewing one's oath of loyalty to one episcopal overlord.

Posted by Rod Gillis at Saturday, 13 December 2014 at 11:37pm GMT
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