Is the following a complete, formal sentence? “Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.” IMO it is not. As far as I can spot, in the new English translation of the Roman Missal the collect in every case is composed of two “sentences”
I have regularly, on this site, pointed out when Roman Catholics and Anglicans/Episcopalians are praying the same collect/opening prayer at a celebration. I am no strong advocate of the new Roman Catholic English missal translation, but one thing that this new translation has done is made it more visible and obvious that Roman Catholics are
Relatively recently I sought to go to a church service. I checked the church’s regular service times on their website. I could not go at the times provided on the site. Apparently, I later discovered, no one could. The regular service times had, quite some time ago, been changed. No one had updated the site.
If someone can interpret the above, from the NZ Lectionary differently, please let me know. To me, I can only read it to mean that if there is no procession with palms then Mark 11:1-11 (or John 12:12-16) and Ps 118:1-2,19-29 can replace Isa 50:4-9a and Ps 31:9-16. That’s what it means, isn’t it? So,
I have been encouraging a deeper living with the psalms. The above video connects with the awe expressed in Psalm 150, traditionally prayed daily by devout Jews and Christians. 1 Praise the LORD! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty firmament! 2 Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to
Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. I’m one of those Greeks. I come from Thessalonica. I work in the port there. Mostly just labouring, loading and unloading ships that ply the Mediterranean. It pays the bills. Just. And occasionally I get the chance to work on a
The tweets have just come in. The synod of the diocese of Lincoln has become the 22nd Church of England diocese to reject the “Anglican Covenant”. Voting: Bishops For 0 Against 3 Abstain 0; clergy For 6 Against 28 Abstain 3; Laity For 2 Against 34 Abstain 2. This follows the Diocese of Oxford voting