Top novelist @fictionfox’s husband’s career change prompts Twitter gold

So, last week the new Bishop of Sheffield was announced. What this actually precipitated was the most creative burst of episcopally related shenanigans on Twitter that we’ve ever seen from @fictionfox (who happens to be married to the bishop-designate of Sheffield).

Here are some of her best tweets.

It started with this very niche joke (if you don’t get it, look up the name of the last bishop of Sheffield):

Then contemplating becoming a Bishop’s Wife:

With a confession we were delighted to see:

And then Catherine discovered the wonderfully arcane world of episcopal clothing and accessories and the fun really began:

Then she asked:

Of course not!

And he’s not even been consecrated yet! We can’t wait to see the tweets from Bishopscroft (sorry, should that be Bishopswilcox?) from our new favourite bishop’s wife.

Follow the wonderful @fictionfox on Twitter for more episcopal fun.

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That’s not my chasuble… – new books for clergy children

A new series of the ‘That’s not my…’ board books has been released for clergy children: that's not my chasuble that's not my biretta that's not my chalice that's not my cassock that's not my cotta   (Idea hatched by Ali Miller on ordination retreat).

Create your own here: http://www.usborne.com/things-to-do/thats-not-my-activities.aspx

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