Following on the heels of the first section, here’s the second section on the sanctoral cycle of the Calendar. —————————————– Back to Baptism There are two primary definitions that the church uses for the term “saint.” The first definition is a general one with biblical roots; Paul consistently uses “the
This will be brief as I’m seriously crunched for time this week… If you don’t at least look at the Liturgy blog of Fr. Bosco Peters, you’re missing out on a thoughtful voice grounded in an ecumenical appreciation of our ways coming from the New Zealand perspective. I find him
Activity around the house is gearing down and preparing for summer mode; ballet and track are over for the girls. That means less shuttling them around—for now in any case… Projects are heating up. My next section on the Prayer Book Spirituality Project is in progress but isn’t near completion.
M finished just before the bombs went off here. We’re together and safe. Please pray for the departed and injured.
The next stop on the run-up to the sanctoral kalendar of the ’79 Prayer Book was the revised edition of Lesser Feasts & Fasts issued in 1973. Like its predecessor in 1963, there is not a whole lot of didactic or analytic text in this book. There is, however, an
I’ve been pondering Christopher’s last post for a couple of days now. In it, he draws our attention to the nuance necessary around themes of baptism, discipleship and sanctification. I’m of two minds on the topic at the moment. On one hand, I appreciate the image of relaxing into the
While I work up a post on the proper disposition of the Franken-Mass requested by colleagues, let me point you to some other stuff you should be reading: Christopher has a post on Anglican materiality Robert has a post on reconceiving Episcopal woes as a re-planting project and a great response
I’m working on a thoughtful post at Bill’s behest on the Daily Prayer items from the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music which should be up in the not too distant future. However, as wonderful as thoughtful posts are, sometimes we just need a good rant (which isn’t saying that
Things have been much crazier than I expected recently, and though I’ve been doing quite a bit of writing, very little of it has made it to the blog. I’m sitting on a plane with M beside me, heading off to the Society of Catholic Priests’ Annual Meeting. I’ll put
There’s apparently a fire at VTS. What’s odd is that M was just there for an SCP Solemn High Mass. I sure hope the low-churchers there knew how to put the thurible out properly! Update: M said that the SCP didn’t do the mass—it was the seminary’s worship group that