Friend of the blog Mother Laurie Brock has posted a resolution for General Convention that would offer an immediate trial use first reading of an expanded language version of the Rite II Eucharist. The resolution with liturgy is here, the liturgy alone is here. As readers should know, I’m not
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.
Doing some psalm antiphon transcribing. The fourth antiphon for Lauds on Pentecost—so the one intended to go with the canticle… We all know the Benedicite, right? That’s the one on Saturday morning that never ends. Love this twist on it: O ye Wells of Salvation, † and all that move
Here is this week’s episode, including a brief discussion of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.
Here’s the second part of my presentation for the Society of Scholar Priests. Part 1 introduces Xunzi as a pre-modern person interested in how ritual practice forms virtue; part 2 is here, part 3 is looking at classical Anglican liturgy with Xunzi’s thoughts in mind. (Production on the next Liturgical Look
I often post sections or entireties of presentations that I give for various groups—this is one of them. I was invited to present at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Scholar-Priests this past month on the broad & general topic of the liturgy and formation. This gave me an