Before we start talking about the legislation around the sanctoral calendar that occurred at General Convention, let me refer you once again to the brief history of the Episcopal Calendar that I wrote for the Liturgy Center at VTS. There are two directions from which to approach the question of
I really don’t want to do this, but for the sake of my sanity, I’m taking a break from the Liturgical Look Forward series. Two main factors are driving this. The bigger reason is life changes. As some of you know, I recently changed jobs. After a decade in the
I know that there is great back and forth among those with strong opinions on the matter regarding the proposed Lesser Feasts & Fasts up for debate at General Convention. I had the opportunity to write a guest blog post for the Center for Liturgy & Music at Virginia Theological
I find myself pondering the reasons for gaps in the lectionary of the Daily Office readings. I’m struck by a couple in particular… What makes these interesting is that I’m not looking at the currently lectionary, but the original 1928 Daily Office lectionary. Here’s one: 2 Samuel 11:2-4a, and 12:1-7,9-10,12-13a That’s
With General Convention coming up, I’m thinking about Communion Without Baptism again, prompted by occasional mentions of it I see around. Clearly I’ve got strong opinions on this topic, but it’s occurred to me that I rarely express the real problem with it… Bear with me here for a moment.
Here is this week’s episode, including a brief discussion of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.