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Bosco Peters

Catholic and Protestant Reformation

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 …

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Arthur Roche – Pope Francis’ new Liturgy Leader

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 …

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Church Calendar – Regional Commemorations

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 …

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Resources for Week Starting 17 October

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 …

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St Bruno

God,
you called Bruno to serve you
in a life of solitude,
inspired by his example,
may our hearts be fixed on you
amidst the swift and varied changes of the world,
through Jesus, the Christ,
who is alive with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen.