ABC of being a priest

A glorious evening at which our Diocesan Curate, Valerie, was ordained priest, with the late sun glinting through the windows and congregation and choir giving it laldy.  My sermon included observations about Jewish blessing (I think they do it really well), which led to a very interesting and mutually respectful conversation after the service with someone of the Cohen line.  I’d now like to go to a semicha (ordination of a rabbi)  which can be at various levels, for teaching and judging.  Apparently, they have the same anxieties as we do about the age profile of ordinands …

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