Anglican Notables – John Keble – 29 March

Anglican Notables – John Keble (Priest, Tractarian, Poet) – 29 March [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…

Monastic Saints – Saint Stephen Harding – 28 March

Monastic Saints – Saint Stephen Harding – 28 March [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…

Patristic Lectionary – Friday, Third Week of Lent – 25 March 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Friday, Third Week of Lent – 25 March 2022 – Annunciation of the Lord [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 – Wednesday, Third Week of Lent – 23 March 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Wednesday, Third Week of Lent – 23 March 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 Holmes (University of Edinburgh School…

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, Third Week of Lent – 22 March 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, Third Week of Lent – 22 March 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 Holmes (University of Edinburgh School…

Patristic Lectionary – Third Sunday of Lent – 20 March 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Third Sunday of Lent – 20 March 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 Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of…

Anglican Notables – Thomas Ken – 19 March

Anglican Notables – Thomas Ken (Non-Juror Bishop, Poet) – 19 March [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…

Saint Cuthbert Novena – 18 March – Creation as Found in Northumbria

Saint Cuthbert Novena with Images from the York Minster Saint Cuthbert Window 18 March – For Stewardship of Creation – Saint Cuthbert, Animals, and Nature [ Preceding post in the novena. Next post in the novena. ] Image: St Cuthbert and the otters (© Taken by The York Glaziers Trust, reproduced by kind permission of…

Patristic Lectionary – Friday, Second Week of Lent – 18 March 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Friday, Second Week of Lent – 18 March 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 Holmes (University of Edinburgh School…

Saint Cuthbert Novena – 17 March – Prophecies and Visions

Saint Cuthbert Novena with Images from the York Minster Saint Cuthbert Window 17 March – For Unity Among Christians – Saint Cuthbert, Prophecies, and Visions [ Preceding post in the novena. Next post in the novena. ] Image: St Cuthbert sees St Aidan’s soul carried to heaven (© Taken by The York Glaziers Trust, reproduced…