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