Patristic Lectionary – Monday, 8th Week in Ordinary Time – 28 February 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Monday, 8th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria after Shrove [Quinquagesima] Sunday)  – 28 February 2022 [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…

Patristic Lectionary – Saturday, 7th Week in Ordinary Time – 26 February 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Saturday, 7th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria after Sexagesima Sunday)  – 26 February 2022 [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…

Patristic Lectionary – Thursday, 7th Week in Ordinary Time – 24 February 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Thursday, 7th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria after Sexagesima Sunday)  – 24 February 2022 [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…

Monastic Saints – Saint Boisil – 23 February

Monastic Saints – Saint Boisil – 23 February [This is a series on saints from the Benedictine family (Benedictines, Cistercians—“the Benedictine order and its branches”).  There used to be a commemoration of all saints of the Benedictine family on 13 November.  But even in the days when the liturgical calendar was much more heavily festooned…

Anglican Notables – William Butterfield – 23 February

Anglican Notables – William Butterfield (Architects, Artists) – 23 February [This is a series of biographical sketches of Anglican men and women whose lives have been exemplary in virtue and/or have made significant contributions to Anglicanism’s expression of the Gospel.  Written from the perspective of full communion with the See of St. Peter, including such…

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, 7th Week in Ordinary Time – 22 February 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, 7th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria after Sexagesima Sunday)  – 22 February 2022 [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…

Patristic Lectionary – Sunday, 7th Week in Ordinary Time – 20 February 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Sunday, 7th Week in Ordinary Time (Sexagesima Sunday); Chair of Peter, Apostle  – 20 February 2022 [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…

Monastic Saints – Saint Benedict in the Brambles – 19 February

Monastic Saints – Saint Benedict in the Brambles ( S. Benedicti in Spinis ) – 19 February [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…

Patristic Lectionary – Friday, 6th Week in Ordinary Time – 18 February 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, 6th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria after Septuagesima Sunday) – 18 February 2022 [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…

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, 6th Week in Ordinary Time – 15 February 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, 6th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria after Septuagesima Sunday) – 15 February 2022 [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…

Patristic Lectionary – 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 13 February 2022

Patristic Lectionary – 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Septuagesima, 3rd Sunday before Lent) – 13 February 2022 [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…

Monastic Saints – Saint Benedict of Aniane – 11 February

Monastic Saints – Saint Benedict of Aniane (ca. 747-821) – the “Second Benedict” – 11 February [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…