Spiritual Communion as past and future experience.

[We] must affirm Christ's objective presence in the Eucharist, and must maintain that “Spiritual Communion” is not the same as the Euch...

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How John Stott Prepares a Sermon

I. Choose your text A. It is best to rely on expository book studies for the steady diet of your people, because this ensures they will g...

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Image of the Theotokos

Image of the Theotokos

Thomas Derrick, 1922 from Star of the Sea Books

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Progression of changes to rubrics in the 2019 ACNA Prayer Book

Good article follow-up on the ACNA 2019 Prayer Book: http://www.forwardinchristmagazine.com/2020/02/when-you-cant-do-red.html What is th...

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Vestments Lost in Translation

Vestments Lost in Translation

Unlimited opportunities for arbitrary choice! Colors durable, strong, and do not argue! Fairy flowers! via Monastic Chasubles - Ackerman...

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Some Prayer Book and Authorized Version pronunciations

via Anglican Catholic Liturgy and Theology : Concupiscence  (three uses in Paul) – pronounced ‘con-cue-pa-sense’, with a slight stress on...

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Annotating Texts (James K A Smith and Russell Moore)

From James K A Smith : Your notation should be a way for you to keep track of the thread of an argument. So on one level, you should be u...

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SEVEN TIMES A DAY DO I PRAISE THEE

SEVEN TIMES A DAY DO I PRAISE THEE

via Star of the Sea Books : "SEVEN TIMES A DAY DO I PRAISE THEE" Ellard. Christian Life and Worship (1946). Illustration by A...

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Western Rite liturgical etiquette

From https://mydevourer.blogspot.com/2012/02/letter-from-fr-patrick.html : Dear Beloved, Our chief work and path to salvation is the wors...

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ACNA Altar Book

The Draft of the ACNA Altar Book is out, and some are raising a high stink about it , to which the editor gave a great reply (below): PDF ...

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On Frequent Communion Becoming Routine.

Fr. Schmidt : We don’t often consider that for huge portions of the Church’s history, frequent Communion was not all that common. To recei...

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A Simple Argument Against Internet Communion

Fr Brench : The 1549 Prayer Book had a couple other gestures directed which are often used today, but only one survived through the cou...

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Pieta by Wiktoria Goryńska, 1929

Pieta by Wiktoria Goryńska, 1929

Pieta by Wiktoria Goryńska, 1929. A Polish artist known for her woodcuts, she also was an active member of the underground resistance ag...

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Illustrations of different birds as plague doctors

Illustrations of different birds as plague doctors

https://mobile.twitter.com/ParrotOfTheDay/status/1247016951253090305 These great illustrations of different birds as plague do...

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Priest Caught Processing With Miraculous Crucifix Refuses to Pay Fine

Priest Caught Processing With Miraculous Crucifix Refuses to Pay Fine

Priest Caught Processing With Miraculous Crucifix Refuses to Pay Fine News: World News by Jules Gomes • Chur...

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Resource: 2016 ACNA Lectionary supplement

For those looking, this is the 2016 ACNA Daily Office Lectionary, which retains the church year in the reading cycle. In the 2019 'Fin...

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Rural is the New "Inner City" For Church Planting

via Rural is the New "Inner City" For Church Planting | C4SO : Forty years ago if people said they wanted to go serve in Africa,...

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Celebrating Eucharist Alone

Celebrating Eucharist Alone

If the ACNA, REC, & APA can appropriate " Spiritual Communion " from the intended  deathbed use  to the living room webcam,...

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What Will the Church Look Like?

Father Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI), in a 1969 radio broadcast:  The future of the Church can and will issue from those whose roo...

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