The St. Bede Blog

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On the Penitential Orders

Or, more properly, on the “Penitential” Orders. A little bit of back-story first… Regular readers will know that I grew up Lutheran in an ELCA church. While it used the Service Book & Hymnal...

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On the Post-Academic Life

My uncle-in-law sent me a link to this article yesterday: The Repurposed PhD: Finding Life after Academia–and Not Feeling Bad About It. He has a PhD in Ethics from Yale and is working in...

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Fall Updates

Things are finally heading towards normal around the house… Fall Marathon season ended Sunday for us; M ran the Marine Corp Marathon and beat her Boston qualifying time by 20 minutes, chalking up a...

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On the Collects

This chapter will round out the section on the Calendar before I move on to the Office. ————————————— The Collects: An Integral Link of Prayer Book Practice The Liturgical Manifestations of the Church Year...

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More Calendar (Anatomy, Part 3)

Christmas The Christmas season lasts a spare twelve days—but at least half of them are prayer book Feasts if the two possible Sundays are included! The season begins on Christmas Day, December 25th, and...

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Fragment on the Church Year

This is a section that needs to be said–it just doesn’t belong in the place that I’ve written it and probably needs to get shuffled back into the Essence of the Calendar chapter… ———————————————...

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Electronic Anglican Breviary?

An odd confluence of events has come together over the last few weeks which has led me to seriously consider an idea that I’ve had on the back-burner for a long time. Is there...