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Are We Anglican?

Are We Anglican?

There’s been a lot of (sometimes heated) debate, recently, about who has the right to call themselves “Anglican”. The debate goes nowhere, in part because people are talking past each other: some are asking the question descriptively and others...
To Absolve or Not to Absolve?

To Absolve or Not to Absolve?

The question I received from someone was: why do Anglicans absolve the congregation with “you” language …God have mercy on you, pardon you…[A New Zealand Prayer Book page 408] and in the Roman Catholic Mass, at that point it is “us”...
Christians are not United when to Pray for Unity

Christians are not United when to Pray for Unity

Northern Hemisphere Christians are praying for Christian Unity. Southern Hemisphere Christians will wait until June to do so. In a comment on the site, Anglican Downunder, Bowman Walton recently gave a very helpful summary of the origin of the Northern-Hemisphere...
Resources for Ordinary Week 2

Resources for Ordinary Week 2

Let us pray (in silence) [that God direct our lives in the way of peace] Pause Almighty and everliving God, [or God of revelation] you govern all things in heaven and earth; mercifully hear the prayers of your people, and guide the course of our days in your peace,...
Resources for Advent 2

Resources for Advent 2

Slow Advent (join): As Slow Food is to Fast Food – so Slow Advent is to most people’s Fast “Season of Advent”. This includes the AdventWord digital Advent calendar and Advent Online 2018 Reflections. You can add your own ideas for celebrating a...