Patristic Lectionary – 8 January – Saturday after Epiphany

Patristic Lectionary – 8 January – Saturday after Epiphany [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…

Monastic Saints – Saint Thorfinn of Hamar – 8 January

Monastic Saints – Saint Thorfinn of Hamar – 8 January [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…

Patristic Lectionary – 6 January – Epiphany (where the solemnity is not transferred to Sunday) or Thursday after Epiphany

Patristic Lectionary – 6 January – Epiphany (where the solemnity is not transferred to Sunday) or Thursday after Epiphany [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 – 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…