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August 14, 2009

Anglican Communion: Unity, Faith and Order

Filed under: Anglican,Anglican Church of Canada — David Jenkins @ 10:46 pm
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After a diligent search for a Director of Lost Causes, the Anglican Church has found its woman:Add an Image

Canadian woman priest appointed to prestigious Communion position.
Canon Alyson Barnett-Cowan has been appointed director for Unity, Faith and Order for the Anglican Communion.

Good luck, sweetie.



  1. Appropriate for the times.
    And since pondering these times I have decided to go into the handcart business. Plenty of customers and the handcarts never come back from the one way trip. Must be getting stuck on all those skulls. Or is Old Scratch cornering the market?

    Comment by obituary — August 15, 2009 @ 6:47 am

  2. Alyson is thoughtful, prayerful, articulate, well-respected, intelligent, and motivated by a holy desire to serve God.

    Many people, and I include myself, could learn a lot from her example.

    Comment by Andrew Graham — August 15, 2009 @ 10:57 am

  3. And she has been handed an impossible job, and those who have handed it to her know that it is impossible.

    Comment by Kate — August 16, 2009 @ 7:19 pm

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