On 23 October, it is the feast of St James of Jerusalem, Brother of the Lord. Can you list off the 12 Apostles, and the brothers and sisters of Jesus?
Jesus went out again beside the lake; the whole crowd gathered around him, and he taught them. As he was walking along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, ‘Follow me.’ And he got up and followed him. And as he sat at dinner in Levi’s house, many tax-collectors and
God of holiness,
increase within us your gifts of faith, hope, and love,
and make us cherish what you command,
so that we may obtain what you promise;
through Jesus Christ
who is alive with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.
E te Matua i te Rangi i karangatia matou kia rite ki te tamariki nohinohi i te mea no te penei te rangatiratanga o te Rangi. Ka whakawhetai matou mo Tarore i kawe nei i te Rongopai a Ruka. Hanga ki roto ki a matou i tau whanau hoki he aroha kia pono kia hohonu
Anglicans today celebrate the strongly Roman Catholic Teresa of Avila who died this day in 1582; and tomorrow, Anglicans commemorate The English Reformers and Martyrs with the burning at the stake, on that day in 1555 under Roman Catholic Queen Mary, of Nicholas Ridley, Bishop of London, and Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worcester. Anglicanism is a
On 27 May 2021, Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Arthur Roche as Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments. He succeeds Cardinal Robert Sarah who was well known for a very conservative, traditionalist approach – to the point of being publicly corrected by Pope Francis from time to time. Now, Archbishop Arthur Roche has
I need your help in doing some liturgical detective work. I’ve already had a few behind-the-scenes conversations. It all started with my recent work on NZ Anglican’s moving William Tyndale’s commemoration in favour of commemorating The Saints and Martyrs of Asia on October 6. The rest of the world remembers Tyndale on that date. The
Let us pray (in silence) [that God may continue to guide and gather us] pause Almighty and everlasting God,in Christ you have revealed your glory among the nations:Preserve the works of your mercy,that your Church throughout the worldmay persevere with steadfast faithin the confession of your Name;through Jesus Christ our Lord,who lives and reigns with