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December 2009

Journey to Epiphany

At Epiphany Anglicans (Episcopalians) and Roman Catholics pray variations of the following collect/opening prayer: O God, by the leading of a star you manifested your only Son to the Peoples of the earth: Lead us, who know you now by faith, to your presence, where we may see your glory face to face; through Jesus

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the Word became flesh

All things came into being through the Word now made flesh John 1:1-18 This is the Christmas Day gospel reading. The earliest occurrence I can spot is in the Würzburg Evangeliary of the mid-seventh century. Maybe you know an earlier Christmas liturgy mention? 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with

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This year here

The image above shows the number of visitors to this site over the last four years. In the last month, the average has been 1,500 visitors a day, with about 250 of those daily being regulars here. Top stories this year were communion on the moon and the end of the Anglican communion, with more

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Christmas blessings to all visitors to this site, especially to regulars here – your encouragement and finding usefulness in what is presented here helps to make the effort put in worthwhile. As we contemplate the manger may we grow in unity with the God who there has become one with us, and ourselves also live

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