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Video Episcopal Ordination Lesbian Bishop (pagan rituals and smudging)
cmr ^ | May 21, 2010 | Matthew Archbold

Posted on 05/21/2010 10:26:48 AM PDT by NYer

The Consecration of Mary Glasspool as an Episcopal bishop on Saturday was incredible. They had odes to Mother Earth, random pagan rituals, a smudging ceremony to increase their relationship to plants or something, a smidge of ancestor Worship thrown in, and don't forget the dancing Girls. And, of course, there's guitars. There's always guitars.

And by the way there didn't seem to be a whole lot of Jesus at least in the first hour or so that I saw.

You can see the video here.

AFP reports:

A 56-year-old lesbian was ordained as a bishop by the Episcopal church here Saturday, reigniting an issue which has caused bitter divisions in the Anglican movement worldwide.

Mary Glasspool became only the second openly gay bishop to be consecrated by the Episcopal Church -- the governing Anglican body in the United States -- after Gene Robinson was ordained in 2003.

Glasspool was consecrated by the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles in a lunchtime ceremony attended by around 3,000 people at the Long Beach Arena, along with another woman priest, Diane Jardine Bruce.

You've got to see the video here. You really have to.

Stand Firm and The Lobster Pot are both reacting pretty strongly.


TOPICS: Current Events; Mainline Protestant
KEYWORDS: ecusa; episcopal; homosexualagenda; homosexualbishop; lesbian; pagan; religiousleft

1 posted on 05/21/2010 10:26:48 AM PDT by NYer
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To: NYer

What the hell is wrong with these people? Oh, wait I answered my own question.


2 posted on 05/21/2010 10:27:56 AM PDT by svcw (Habakkuk 2:3)
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To: netmilsmom; thefrankbaum; markomalley; Tax-chick; GregB; saradippity; Berlin_Freeper; Litany; ...

Bishop Diane Jardine Bruce, left and Bishop Mary Glasspool, right, are applauded by diocesan priest Dan Ade, deacon Jamesetta Hammons, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, chief consecrator, and a congregation of some 3,000 at the May 15, 2010, ordination service.


There was a time when religion called us to serve God. Now it calls to manifes political correctness. Prayers for our Episcopal brothers and sisters.

3 posted on 05/21/2010 10:29:30 AM PDT by NYer ("Where Peter is, there is the Church." - St. Ambrose of Milan)
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To: NYer

That is the main reason I left the Episcopal Church long ago.


4 posted on 05/21/2010 10:32:27 AM PDT by Rappini ("Pro deo et Patria.)
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To: NYer

Come out from among them-St. Paul


5 posted on 05/21/2010 10:32:34 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: NYer
"In any case, smudging is a ceremony that must be done with care. We are entering into a relationship with the unseen powers of these plants, and with the spirits of the ceremony. As with all good relationships, there has to be respect and honor if the relationship is to work..."

The Smudging Ceremony

6 posted on 05/21/2010 10:32:50 AM PDT by NYer ("Where Peter is, there is the Church." - St. Ambrose of Milan)
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To: NYer
 
 
Satan laughing, spreads his wings...
 
 

7 posted on 05/21/2010 10:40:04 AM PDT by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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To: NYer

Big deal-it’s been done before.....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodom_and_Gomorrah


8 posted on 05/21/2010 10:41:45 AM PDT by Mac from Cleveland ("See what you made me do?" Major Malik Hasan)
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To: NYer

The early Church did not ordain women priests because of the continuing struggle its leadship had with the mother goddess (Cybele, Isis, Astarte, etc.) and the despicable activities of their orgiastic sects. The Episcopal church, which is an anti-Christian recrudescence, is an abomination in the sight of orthodox Christians and its heresy should anathamatized by all believers.


9 posted on 05/21/2010 10:43:15 AM PDT by Melchior
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To: NYer

Guitar or organ, so what ?

Most religious ceremonies trace back far enough into ancient times that shorn of the religious significance of the proceedings, they look peculiar and often even silly. From an outsider vantage I’d agree with the substantive criticism of the modern version of the Episcopal church, but ceremonial trappings aren’t a critical issue.


10 posted on 05/21/2010 10:46:21 AM PDT by tlb
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To: NYer

How long do I have to watch this before they do something marginally Christian?


11 posted on 05/21/2010 10:53:10 AM PDT by ChocChipCookie (God to Obama: Don't think I'm not keepin' track. Brother.)
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To: NYer
I'm not watching until you tell me at what mark the goat sacrifice is. I'm squeamish.
12 posted on 05/21/2010 10:57:55 AM PDT by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: NYer
Once more unto to the breech, dear friends; once more!
13 posted on 05/21/2010 10:58:32 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham ("I'll retire to Bedlam.")
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To: NYer

It looks more like a community theater play.


14 posted on 05/21/2010 10:58:46 AM PDT by dangerdoc
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To: dangerdoc

It looks some some freak show to me.


15 posted on 05/21/2010 11:03:46 AM PDT by all the best
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To: NYer

In the course of my studying various aspects of Native American liturgy, I’ve wrestled with the idea of smudging. I’ve never seen it done much, so just on the theoretical level:

I wouldn’t have a problem with it *if* it were done right-—with “right” being defined as the same way it would be done with a thurible and incense. Someone wants to incense the altar and congregation with a feather and cedar/sweetgrass instead of a gold vessel...meh...ok.

When we start talking about unseen powers in the plants though, we are getting dangerously close if not right in the lap of New Age BS. This is where the flags have to go up. The other problem is that this kind of thing is becoming a signature cultural practice of the “Wanabe” tribe.


16 posted on 05/21/2010 11:04:33 AM PDT by Claud
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To: ChocChipCookie

Well, they are forgiving the Bishop of her sins...by allowing a homosexual woman to be in the Priesthood.


17 posted on 05/21/2010 11:09:43 AM PDT by Dexter Morgan (Everyone hides who they are.)
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To: NYer
We are entering into a relationship with the unseen powers of these plants...

This statement proves their contempt for Christ and His teachings.These are the words of a pagan/atheist.Period.

18 posted on 05/21/2010 11:23:54 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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To: NYer

Back to the Stone Age.

Can cannibalism be far behind?


19 posted on 05/21/2010 11:25:08 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: NYer

... and my friends wondered why I left. Disgusting!


20 posted on 05/21/2010 11:45:32 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (http://www.thepatriotsflag.com - The Patriot's Flag)
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To: GladesGuru

Soilent Green.


21 posted on 05/21/2010 11:48:10 AM PDT by Colvin (Proud Owner '66 Binder PU, '66 Binder Travelall,)
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To: NYer
I pity the fools that mock God in this manner.


Guard your steps as you go to the house of God and draw near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools; for they do not know they are doing evil.

Ec. 5:1

22 posted on 05/21/2010 12:14:56 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( - Free Men will always be armed with the Truth. -)
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To: NYer
It looka like a costume ball.

Having thrown just about everything else symbolically Christian overboard, why persist in wearing clothing 500 or more years old?

It's just plain goofy.

23 posted on 05/21/2010 12:16:03 PM PDT by TheGeezer
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To: ThePatriotsFlag
... and my friends wondered why I left.

You now have a response. Email them the video :-)

24 posted on 05/21/2010 3:14:10 PM PDT by NYer ("Where Peter is, there is the Church." - St. Ambrose of Milan)
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To: NYer

Who qualifies to be a bishop ...

1Ti 3:1 This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.
1Ti 3:2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
1Ti 3:3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;
1Ti 3:4 One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;
1Ti 3:5 (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
1Ti 3:6 Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
1Ti 3:7 Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

How God feels about same sex whatever ....

Lev 18:23 Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto: it is confusion.
Lev 18:24 Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you:
Lev 18:25 And the land is defiled: therefore I do visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and the land itself vomiteth out her inhabitants.


25 posted on 05/21/2010 6:43:29 PM PDT by Lera
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To: TheGeezer

Was that an SNL skit? That can’t be real!


26 posted on 05/21/2010 7:31:31 PM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the existing Constitution"Obama Adviser)
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To: NYer

The Episcopal Church is now truly a pagan religion.


27 posted on 05/22/2010 5:36:05 AM PDT by fwdude (It is not the liberals who will destroy this country, but the "moderates.")
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To: Rappini

We also left. Our parish fought hard, but ‘their (national leadership’s) ears were deafened’ by their own pride. The fruits of which are .... AARRGG!


28 posted on 05/22/2010 6:45:01 AM PDT by bboop (We don't need no stinkin' VAT)
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To: NYer

AntiChristian consequences for those who degenerate away from Christ.


29 posted on 05/22/2010 6:54:40 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: NYer

Looks like a scene from Monty Python. :)

30 posted on 05/22/2010 6:56:40 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ( "The right to offend is far more important than any right not to be offended." - Rowan Atkinson)
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