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…

Patristic Lectionary – Thursday, Seventh Week of Easter – 2 June 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Thursday, Seventh Week of Easter – 2 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…

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, Seventh Week of Easter – 31 May 2022

Patristic Lectionary – Tuesday, Seventh Week of Easter – 31 May 2022 – The Visitation of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth [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…

Sister Benedicta Ward, SLG – +23 May 2022 – May She Rest in Peace

We mourn the loss of Sister Benedicta Ward, SLG, (1933-2022), a major contributor to monastic studies, who died Monday, 23 May 2022. We owe her much for making such important literature from monasticism available to a wide readership. Sr. Benedicta was a member of the Sisters of the Love of God, an Anglican religious community…

Monastic Saints – Saint Augustine of Canterbury – 27 May

Monastic Saints – Saint Augustine of Canterbury – 27 May [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…