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Accept This Sacrifice

Accept This Sacrifice

UPDATED Let me be clear from the start: this is not a review of a book – this is an initial exploratory comment on a review of a book. The book is Did the Anglicans and Roman Catholics Agree on the Eucharist?: A Revisit of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission’s Agreed Statements of 1971 and… Continue Reading

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Christians are not United when to Pray for Unity

Christians are not United when to Pray for Unity

Northern Hemisphere Christians are praying for Christian Unity. Southern Hemisphere Christians will wait until June to do so. In a comment on the site, Anglican Downunder, Bowman Walton recently gave a very helpful summary of the origin of the Northern-Hemisphere Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity: In 1898, a priest and a lay woman organised… Continue Reading

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Resources for Ordinary Week 2

Resources for Ordinary Week 2

Let us pray (in silence) [that God direct our lives in the way of peace] Pause Almighty and everliving God, [or God of revelation] you govern all things in heaven and earth; mercifully hear the prayers of your people, and guide the course of our days in your peace, through Jesus Christ, our Saviour who… Continue Reading

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Resources for Advent 2

Resources for Advent 2

Slow Advent (join): As Slow Food is to Fast Food – so Slow Advent is to most people’s Fast “Season of Advent”. This includes the AdventWord digital Advent calendar and Advent Online 2018 Reflections. You can add your own ideas for celebrating a slow Advent at that link. Let us pray (in silence) [that our… Continue Reading

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Resources for Ordinary Week 34

Resources for Ordinary Week 34

The Reign of Christ Let us pray (in silence) [that the reign of Christ may live in our hearts and come to our world] Pause Almighty ever-living God, [or Sovereign God] it is your will to gather up all things in your beloved one, reigning in the universe in the power that is love, mercifully… Continue Reading

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Resources for Ordinary Week 33

Resources for Ordinary Week 33

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may persevere in our growth into God’s life] pause God of inspiration, you caused all holy scriptures to be written for our instruction, grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of your holy Word, we… Continue Reading

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Saint Willibrord and Old Catholics

Saint Willibrord and Old Catholics

Recently, online, there have been a number of misrepresentations of Old Catholics and of overlapping geographical jurisdictions by bishops in full communion with each other. One example (mentioned here, here, and here) is of Anglican Archbishop Glenn Davies of Sydney touting the European overlapping jurisdictions as a model to “recognise” (I have no real idea… Continue Reading

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