Patristic Lectionary—25 December

[Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, I occasionally post selections from Durham University’s two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of Divinity) and subsequently re-edited and formatted by Michele Freyhauf (Durham University).  Click here for…

Patristic Lectionary—23 December

[Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, I occasionally post selections from Durham University’s two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of Divinity) and subsequently re-edited and formatted by Michele Freyhauf (Durham University).  Click here for…

Patristic Lectionary—21 December

[Recently, I learned of an online, two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings (and provided by my alma mater, Durham University).  In addition to providing here the link to the lectionary, I propose posting from the lectionary several times a week.] Patristic Lectionary—21 December A READING FROM THE PROPHET ISAIAH…

17 December – Dorothy Sayers

In addition to Jason John Edwards, Obl.S.B.,’s posts of monastic saints on the Facebook page of the St. Benet Biscop Chapter of St. John’s Abbey Oblates, I occasionally post information on notable men and women of the Anglican patrimony.  One of these who deserves to be better known is Dorothy Sayers, who died on this…

Nicholas Ferrar & Little Gidding

[I post this a day late.  But it is worth posting since Nicholas Ferrar and the community at Little Gidding are an important part of the Anglican patrimony.  As Richard Coles states in his Facebook post (excerpts below) on Nicholas Ferrar, the Little Gidding community was “a High Church experiment in a Low Church age.”]…