Tag Archives: Easter

Learning from the Liturgy: Easter Week

Although Holy Week gets far more attention in popular piety, Easter Week also has a special set of daily services.  For just as the events surrounding Christ’s passion and death require a full week to unpack and explore, so too … Continue reading

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Learning from the Liturgy: the Easter Vigil

Although Holy Week gets far more attention in popular piety, Easter Week also has a special set of daily services.  For just as the events surrounding Christ’s passion and death require a full week to unpack and explore, so too … Continue reading

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Learning from the Liturgy: Exceptions to the Norm

As even the casual observer of Anglican worship will notice, the liturgy is pretty ‘fixed.’  Very little variation happens from week to week – the majority of the worship service is identical every time we celebrate it. For the most … Continue reading

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A Semon on the Sacrifice on Easter Day

Today’s sermon is entitled SERMO DE SCARIFICIO IN DIE PASCÆ, or, A SERMON ON THE SACRIFICE ON EASTER-DAY. It was written by the Rev. Aelfric of Eynsham, who lived during the previous turn of the millennium, from 955 to 1010. … Continue reading

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The Sixth Sunday of Eastertide, commonly called Rogation Sunday

(25 May 2014, 10 May 2015) The Collect: O LORD, from whom all good things do come; Grant to us your humble servants, that by your holy inspiration we may think those things that be good, and by your merciful guiding may … Continue reading

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The Fourth Sunday in Eastertide

(11 May 2014, 26 April 2015) The Collect: ALMIGHTY God, who shows to them that be in error the light of your truth, to the intent that they may return into the way of righteousness; Grant unto all them that … Continue reading

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The Third Sunday in Eastertide

(4 May 2014, 19 April 2015) The Collect: ALMIGHTY God, who has given your only Son to be unto us both a sacrifice for sin, and also an example of godly life; Give us grace that we may always most … Continue reading

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