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Article 22: Purgatory, etc.

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 22 states: XXII. Of Purgatory The Romish Doctrine concerning Purgatory, Pardons, Worshipping, and Adoration, as well of Images as of Reliques, and also invocation of Saints, … Continue reading

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“The People’s Work” by Frank Senn

I just finished reading an excellent book called The People’s Work – A Social History of the Liturgy, by the Rev. Dr. Frank C. Senn.  As you look at that subtitle, two words (history and liturgy) probably immediately tell you … Continue reading

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the Broken Body of Christ

There are very few Christians out there today who would say that the  Church is in perfect condition.  Yes, there are some denominations out there who believe that they are the One True Church and everyone else is hopelessly lost, … Continue reading

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The Blessed Cross

I’ve gotta share another snippet from the Wisdom of Solomon that I read last night.  It was really cool!  This is from Wisdom 14:1-7. 1 Again, one preparing to sail and about to voyage over raging waves calls upon a … Continue reading

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Liturgical Space: Easter

In my mind I had this awesome vision for what I could do for Eastertide.  A white linen cloth would cover the top of the prayer desk, a matching pair of white or gold candles would adorn the desk… but … Continue reading

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Liturgical Space: Holy Week

Since before Lent began, I’ve had this “stripping of the altar” idea for Holy Week’s setup.  I made this change after morning prayer on Palm Sunday (yesterday), since that morning is when we read the passion narrative in church together … Continue reading

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Liturgical Space: Lent

Now that Lent has begun, I’ve reorganized my little worship space.  It’s a little hard to tell from the head-on angle of this picture, but the biggest difference for me now is that I have a kneeler!  A friend of … Continue reading

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