Background The ’79 Book of Common Prayer has two formal “rites.” “Rite I” uses traditional language and retains a direct connection with the classical Anglican liturgies of the earlier Books of Common Prayer; “Rite II” uses contemporary language and reflects the influence of the 20th century Liturgical Renewal Movement. In
As I’ve said several times, we are the Christian Church, not the Christian Historical Society. We don’t do what we do because it’s old, we do it because it proclaims the Gospel. That having been said, like Matthew’s scribes training for the Kingdom of Heaven, we should periodically assess our
A trial liturgy from the Postulant which should be included in the BOS at next General Convention…
Rite 4: The IM Mass… Celebrant: Lord B w/ UPeople: & UCelebrant: ^ UR <3sPeople: ^ 2 LordCelebrant: Give T 2 Lord R GodPeople: It’s :-D 2 give T&P Celebrant: It’s :-D & B-) 2 give T 2 U, Lord R God…
Fr. John-Julian has graciously allowed me to post some of the Order of Julian of Norwich‘s liturgical materials on my Trial Liturgies page. At the moment, I have put up the order’s Offices of the Dead (which also includes a procession) and their use for Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.
I’ve been looking at my Google click-throughs… It seems that a rite of Benediction is desired for the trial liturgy page by more than a few. I’ll try and get to it before too very long. (But how’s that for Fruedian slips–when I first typed the title it said “Benedictine”
I haven’t had a chance to check out the video yet, but this Episcopal Cafe article links to a three-minute CNN segment on the English Goth Eucharist mentioned below.
I didn’t have to work at my usual night job tonight… So what are we up to? M+ and I are sitting in the office. I’m doing some PHP programming, she’s listening to some German industrial [Massiv in Mensch] which she’s periodically pausing while we stop and compare plainchant mass
Check out the Sanctorum Mass at Church of the Apostles in Seattle if you haven’t already done so. Church of the Apostles is an Emergent experiment staffed by both ELCA Lutheran and Episcopal clergy. I linked to this a while back and noted that I had a friend in the
The trial liturgies page is up. As I say there, the contents are works in progress; constructive crticism for their improvement is welcomed.