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Month: June 2010

Week starting June 27

collect/opening prayer reflection June 27 and week following [NZPB] collect/opening prayer reflection June 27 and week following [Common Worship CofE] BCP (TEC): Almighty God, you have built your Church upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone: Grant us so to be joined together in unity of spirit

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Solstice

Southern Hemisphere Winter Solstice is June 21, 2010 11:28 UT (Universal Time). In the Northern Hemisphere the winter is sprinkled with holidays and celebrations: St Nicholas, Christmas, New Year, Epiphany, etc. In New Zealand, from “Queen’s Birthday” (7 June – actually her birthday is April 21!) until the next long weekend (Labour Day) is about

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Week starting June 20

Occasionally the revisions in the RCL depart from the Gospel chosen by the Vatican in the original three year lectionary. This Sunday is one of those Sundays. Everyone is reading essentially the same passage from Galatians, but the other readings set for this Sunday will not match between Roman Catholic and RCL communities. It is

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Veni, Creator Spíritus

Veni, Creator Spíritus, mentes tuórum visita, imple supérna grátia, quae tu creásti péctora. Qui díceris Paráclitus, altíssimi donum Dei, fons vivus, ignis, cáritas, et spiritális únctio. Tu septifórmis múnere, dígitus paternae déxterae, tu rite promíssum Patris, sermóne ditans gúttura. Accénde lumen sénsibus; infunde amórem córdibus, infírma nostri córporis virtúte firmans pérpeti. Veni, Creator Spirittis, O

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Week starting June 13

Image by JESUS MAFA; source collect/opening prayer reflection June 13 and week following [Common Worship CofE] The collect from BCP (TEC): Keep, O Lord, your household the Church in your steadfast faith and love, that through your grace we may proclaim your truth with boldness, and minister your justice with compassion; for the sake of

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General Synod Canada

General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada is being held at St. Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, from June 3 to 11, 2010. The Vision 2019 presentation on June 4, 2010 opened with the above evocative video. Watch the live webstream on anglican.ca Get real-time updates via anglican.ca or by following on Twitter

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