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Participating at Church

Haligweorc writes on Basic Disciplines for [Anglican] Liturgical Worship, Part II, but makes several generally-applicable points. I especially liked this bit: Check the psalms. Does it really say, “Let the sea thunder and all that is in it; let the … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

When God is left out of it then all we’re left with is our own ideas, and we defend those to the death and preferably the death of the other. When God is in the middle of it, there is … Continue reading

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Installation Mass: Ecumenical and Interfaith Attendees

I am overjoyed to learn that the Patriarch of Constantinople will be attending Pope Francis’ installation mass!!! This is the first time in a thousand years that an Orthodox patriarch will be involved in the installation of the bishop of … Continue reading

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Modern Day Sarum Prymer

Haligweorc reports on, and has written the forward for, a Sarum Prymer: a precursor to the Book of Common Prayer which adapted the monastic practice of the Daily Office (Liturgy of the Hours) to non-monastic life. I particularly appreciated this … Continue reading

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Sarah Coakley on women bishops

Sarah Coakley writes from a theological perspective on the current state of affairs in the Anglican church involving women priests (allowed) and women bishops (still not allowed due to the squeakingly narrow defeat of a recent vote). She pulls no … Continue reading

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dotCommonweal on CoE and women bishops

Nice analysis over at the Commonweal blog on the extremely narrow defeat of a measure that would have allowed women bishops in the Church of England.

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Ashes to go?

Some of our Anglican sisters and brothers have started taking a different approach to Ash Wednesday: they’re taking the ashes out of church and out to meet people where they are. Although I have some reservations about this idea, I … Continue reading

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