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Old 04-11-2017, 09:41 PM   #202
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In My Protection..

Lusk, Chairman of the Committee..

The Whitechapel Vigilance Committee was a group of local volunteers who patrolled the streets of London's Whitechapel District during the period of the Whitechapel murders of 1888.. The volunteers patrolled mainly at night in the search of the murderer.. The committee was set up by local businessmen who were concerned that the killings were affecting commerce in the area.. It was led by George Lusk, a local builder who was elected chairman during the committee's first meeting on 10 September 1888..Lusk was a Freemason, having been initiated into the Doric Lodge on 14 April 1882, but he was excluded from his membership of the Lodge in 1889 for non-payment of dues..He was also the Churchwarden of his local church..

Ripper Street S1E2..

If an incumbency is vacant, the bishop (or the Archdeacon acting on his or her behalf) will usually appoint the churchwardens as sequestrators of the parish until the bishop appoints a new incumbent.. The sequestrators ensure that a minimum number of church services continues to be held in the parish, and in particular that the Eucharist continues to be celebrated every Sunday and on every Principal Feast.. The only areas in which wardens almost always have no authority, often proscribed by canon, is music and liturgy, which is considered to be under the exclusive authority of the priest or bishop in charge of the parish... Do you suppose that is what God had in mind?.. That is to say if there is a god at all. Perhaps there is nothing in this universe but ourselves.. And our thoughts...
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