Category: liturgy

Good Friday: Let us embrace the Cross

A sermon preached on Good Friday 2014 at Church of the Ascension, Chicago. From the Passion according to St. John, “And again another scripture says, ‘They shall look on him whom they have pierced.’”...

Singing the Sarum blues

A few days ago, I posted a ridiculous photo on Facebook (on your right), making a joke about how Advent was finally getting some retail love — including Gaudete Sunday. See there? Purple hats...

Angels: setting the record straight

Our culture has an angel problem. Lots of people talk about angels. Guardian angel this, Hallmark card that. Angels appear on TV shows. Angels are regular features in all manner of popular culture, high...

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...

Article XXX: Of both kinds

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XXX: Of both kinds The Cup of the Lord is not to be denied to the lay people; for both parts...

Article XXVII: Of Baptism

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XXVII: Of Baptism Baptism is not only a sign of profession and mark of difference whereby Christian men are discerned from...