Monastic Saints – Saint Etheldreda (Audrey) – 23 June

Monastic Saints – Saint Etheldreda (Audrey) – 23 June [This is a series on saints from the Benedictine family ( monks and nuns, generally, as distinct from other charisms—such as canons regular, mendicants, and clerks regular—that developed from the late Middle Ages on).  There used to be a commemoration of all saints of the Benedictine…

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, 12th Week in Ordinary Time (1st Sunday in Trinitytide) – 21 June 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, 12th Week in Ordinary Time (1st Sunday in Trinitytide) – 21 June 2022 – Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious [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…

Monastic Saints – Saint Botolph – 17 June

Monastic Saints – Saint Botolph – 17 June [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 – Thursday, 11th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria after Trinity Sunday) – 16 June 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Thursday, 11th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria after Trinity Sunday) – 16 June 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, 11th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria after Trinity Sunday) – 14 June 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, 11th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria after Trinity Sunday) – 14 June 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 – Most Holy Trinity – 12 June 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Most Holy Trinity – 12 June 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 Divinity)…

Patristic Lectionary – Friday, 10th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria, Whitsun Week) – 10 June 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Friday, 10th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria, Whitsun Week) – 10 June 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…

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, 10th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria, Whitsun Week) – 7 June 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, 10th Week in Ordinary Time (Feria, Whitsun Week) – 7 June 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…

Anglican Notables – Orlando Gibbons – 5 June

Anglican Notables – Orlando Gibbons (Composers, Musicians) – 5 June [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 – Pentecost, Whitsunday – 5 June 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Pentecost, Whitsunday – 5 June 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 Divinity) and…

Patristic Lectionary – Friday, Seventh Week of Easter – 3 June 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Friday, Seventh Week of Easter – 3 June 2022 – Charles Lwanga, Catechist, Martyr, and Companions, Martyrs [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…