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Old story, new life: Thoughts on baptism

We have a catechetical crisis in our church. Vast swaths of our laity and not a few clergy are unable to articulate even the most rudimentary understanding of either baptism or eucharist.

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Blue’s Clues: Politics and commendations

Here we consider a boatload of resolutions on politics and public policy. These are all submitted by bishops, dioceses, and deputies. At the end, I look at a few resolutions that commend worthy organizations.

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Blue’s Clues: Church sundries

This post covers resolutions dealing with various and sundry matters connected to the Episcopal Church — policies, canons, programs, and so on. This also marks the first post to go beyond the Blue Book to look at stuff from bishops, dioceses, deputies, and others.

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Blue’s Clues: Bishops’ Committees

The House of Bishops has two committees which have submitted reports, theology and pastoral development. In the latter report, there are proposals for a new canon to remove impaired bishops. It’s a good start but needs work.