(CEN) Arctic election for Irish rector
A former Crosslink’s missionary and British Army chaplain has been elected Suffragan Bishop of the Arctic. The Rev. Darren McCartney, rector of Knocknamuckley in the Church of Ireland’s Diocese of Down and Dromore will be consecrated...at the “igloo cathedral” in Iqualit on Baffin Island.
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Anglican Church of Canada
Posted June 15, 2012 at 8:11 am
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1. Grant LeMarquand wrote:
good news for the Canadian church.
June 15, 9:37 am | [comment link]
2. clarin wrote:
Many are cold but few are frozen.
June 15, 12:16 pm | [comment link]
The Diocese of the Arctic has always been a stalwart evangelical place - semper sit in flore.
3. Archer_of_the_Forest wrote:
Wow, that makes me cold just thinking about it.
June 15, 3:10 pm | [comment link]
4. oursonpolaire wrote:
Canadian-born clergy (non-Inuit) have always stayed clear of the Arctic—many qallunat (white) clergy have been from England or Ireland over the years. Pangnirtung is important ecclesiastically, as it houses the Arthur Turner Training College, where most Inuit ordinands are trained and clergy do development courses, so the Rector of Pangnirtung would get to be widely known throughout the diocese by reputation.
June 15, 5:41 pm | [comment link]
5. Christopher Johnson wrote:
Knocknamuckley. I officially love that name.
June 15, 7:25 pm | [comment link]
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