Tag Archives: Easter

From the Altar to the Foot Basin

A Maundy Thursday homily, on Luke 22:14-30 One of the classic challenges of having four Gospel books is the fact that they don’t always have their chronology lined up with each other.  How did Jesus identify his traitor during the Last … Continue reading

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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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