Category: Lent

Ash Wednesday: De profundis

Throughout Lent, I will be posting images based on the readings for the daily office. Perhaps this will be daily, or perhaps not. In any case, I hope these images might provide a focus...

Ashes whither?

This week, in addition to repentance, papal resignations, and Lent Madness, a looming big topic is Ashes to Go. My friend Emily Mellott is perhaps the major force behind the trend, and we’ve had...

The media empire grows

My archnemesis has called me the “Rupert Murdoch of the Episcopal Church” because of my work at Forward Movement. Until yesterday, my work had been confined to print publications and the interwebs. Now I...

Article XXXVII: Of the civil magistrates

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XXXVII: Of the civil magistrates The Queen’s Majesty hath the chief power in this realm of England and other her dominions,...

Ubi caritas et amor

Where charity and love are found, God is truly there. This setting is stunning. Enjoy. For some other settings, enjoy music from Taize, a setting by Ola Gjelio, Paul Halley’s jazz version, or Morten...

Article XXXV: Of Homilies

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XXXV: Of Homilies The second Book of Homilies, the several titles whereof we have joined under this Article, doth contain a...