Patristic Lectionary – 30 December – Sixth Day in the Octave of Christmas

Patristic Lectionary – 30 December – Sixth Day in the Octave of Christmas [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a 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…

Patristic Lectionary – 20 December – “O Clavis”

Patristic Lectionary – 20 December – “O Clavis” [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a 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…

Patristic Lectionary – 18 December – “O Adonai”

Patristic Lectionary – 18 December – 18 December, “O Adonai” [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a 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…

Patristic Lectionary – 16 December – Thursday, Third Week in Advent

Patristic Lectionary – 16 December – Thursday, Third Week in Advent [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a 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)…

Monastic Saints – Saint Adelaide – 16 December

Monastic Saints – Saint Adelaide – 16 December [This is a series on saints from the Benedictine family (Benedictines, Cistercians—“the Benedictine order and its branches,” to attempt a translation of Peter Lechner’s “Benedictiner-Ordens und seiner Verzweigungen” in the subtitle of his martyrology).  There used to be a commemoration of all saints of the Benedictine family…

Patristic Lectionary – 13 December – St. Lucy, Virgin, Martyr; Saturday, Third Week in Advent

Patristic Lectionary – 13 December – St. Lucy, Virgin, Martyr; Saturday, Third Week in Advent [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of…

Patristic Lectionary – 11 December – Saturday, Second Week in Advent

Patristic Lectionary – 11 December – Saturday, Second Week in Advent [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a 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)…

Patristic Lectionary – 9 December – Thursday, Second Week in Advent

Patristic Lectionary – 9 December – Thursday, Second Week in Advent [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a 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)…

Monastic Saints – Saint Romaric – 8 December

Monastic Saints – Saint Romaric – 8 December [This is a series on saints from the Benedictine family (Benedictines, Cistercians—“the Benedictine order and its branches,” to attempt a translation of Peter Lechner’s “Benedictiner-Ordens und seiner Verzweigungen” in the subtitle of his martyrology).  There used to be a commemoration of all saints of the Benedictine family…

Patristic Lectionary – 6 December – St. Nicholas; Monday, Second Week in Advent

Patristic Lectionary – 6 December – St. Nicholas; Monday, Second Week in Advent [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a 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…

Patristic Lectionary – 4 December – Ember Saturday in Advent; St. John Damascene, Priest, Doctor of the Church

Patristic Lectionary – 4 December – Ember Saturday in Advent; St. John Damascene, Priest, Doctor of the Church [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark…