The group that wanted to disaffiliate our parish from the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada and seek new episcopal oversight was unsuccessful after a long and sometimes contentious meeting today. I was glad that I got a chance to slip into the little Adoration Chapel at a nearby Catholic church before heading to our cathedral this morning and the impending fireworks.
One of our priests has decided to leave to minister to the group of 22 or so who voted to leave the ACCC. He's a good priest. It's sad to see him or any of the others go. I'm too tired to say much.
I hope there is a chance for all of us to stay as amicable as possible as the others choose their course of action now.
Thank you, everyone, for your prayers, kind words here and in private emails. It helped a lot to know people around the world were holding us up to the Lord.