“Could You Not Watch With Me Even One Hour?” Reawaken The Maundy Thursday Prayer Watch.

The state of the current Anglican body in the United States is one that finds itself worshipping in schools, office buildings, homes, or during evenings in another church’s building.  Many churches that left old Episcopal properties also lost all of their furnishings, liturgical tools, and money.  So, it is understandable that some of the traditions that were… Read More “Could You Not Watch With Me Even One Hour?” Reawaken The Maundy Thursday Prayer Watch.

Collect: First Sunday In Lent

There was a prayer for the First Sunday in Lent in Gregory the Great’s 6th Century service book (“sacramentary” or “missal”). However, Thomas Cranmer (Archbishop of Canterbury 1533-55) created a new prayer that was more rooted in the Sunday’s Gospel readings and contained less overtones of a work-based salvation than Gregory’s which concluded speaking of “good works”.… Read More Collect: First Sunday In Lent