Richard Pfaff—big name in liturgical manuscripts for those unfamiliar—comes out with a winner: The Liturgy in Medieval England. Can’t wait to get my hands on this!
If you’re interested in the inner workings and shifts in the history of the breviary and associated liturgical bits, you must not miss the series that the NLM is running. Today’s hits a major point: the changes to the breviary under Pius X—the first major modern liturgical meddling. Here’s a
I just want all to know that I stand willing and eager to assist ++Rowan and Fr. Gordon Reid in assisting the thousands of new converts expected any minute now in the Anglican Church (Roman Rite).
I’ve been reading through Ephesians for lectio and its taking me forever to get through it. (And that’s a good thing.) I keep getting caught on passages and will sometimes just sit there and chew on a few words for my entire allotted time. In particular right now, I’m fascinated
I passed! And I feel very tired for some reason…
Dissertation Defense tomorrow. Say a prayer for me!
Looks like it’s finally happened! I was skeptical up to the last moment and am still trying to sort out the full story, but it looks like Rome is indeed accepting the Traditional Anglican Communion. Updates: why nothing from Zenit yet? Here’s the official word that there’s going to be
…is my latest piece up at the Cafe. It’s a plea for the new hymnal—study for which was authorized by General Convention—to include a full complement of Office hymns, and to identify them as such. Too, it’s time for a new translation into contemporary English and I’m urging that, like
Frequent readers here know that the breviary hymns are always a topic on low boil. I’ve posted on their function and importance here and have also discussed what the “traditional” hymns are here within a larger discussion of that troubled term. Today’s post is a purely informational one that identifies
I hadn’t said anything about it because it had been looking increasingly likely that a building set of crises and family obligations would make it impossible for me to go to Philly and present at the conference there. Unfortunately, I was right… So I’m not there. I’m very bummed about