Some work on Ecclesiology and Ethnography led me to an essay by Fr Kenneth Leech “Beyond Gin and Lace: Homosexuality and the Anglo-Catholic Subculture” which can be found at http://www.anglocatholicsocialism.org/lovesname.html#gin1 1 “Beyond Gin and Lace: Homosexuality and the Anglo-Catholic Subculture”. In Beck, Ashley; Hunt, Ros. Speaking Love’s Name: Homosexuality: Some Catholic and Socialist Reflections. London: […]
First Mass of Mthr Vickie Morgan, 8th July 2018, S. Faith, Havant https://vimeo.com/278951367 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. It is a privilege for us to be here: a genuine privilege. Not just because I have driven hours up from Plymouth to be with you […]
I was asked to include this wedding prayer in a forthcoming service, but I have declined because it merely repeats vows and prayers already said. It is lovely and profound because it echoes the lovely and profound things already covered in the Marriage service. I think it is a lovely prayer to treasure, and perhaps […]
To the tune of This Old Man… Three in One One in Three Makes the Holy Trinity Through this mystery Victory is won Father, Holy Spirit, Son Use freely. You’re welcome.
While a day like Christmas is fixed in our minds and on the calendars on December 25th, many of the important feasts of the Church year move, based upon the date that Easter is set. Easter changes each year moving to the Sunday after the “Paschal Full Moon,” and can fall between March 22 and […]
Response: Jesus, Child of Peace Be born in us tonight Jesus, whose mother was Mary: we give thanks for those who have been mothers and fathers to us, and for your own coming into this world. We hold in prayer before you all families of every size and description, but especially those whose family life […]
If the new Roman Missal annoys you with its stilted translations and Pidgin-English word order, as well as some decidedly non-Missional words, and have the liturgical authority (where the Pope hath no jurisdiction) to still use this, I have saved and preserve this archive of the old CanticaNova site, to which much thanks prayers are […]
There isn’t really a good blessing for the end of baptism. I hope this might be useful to you: May Christ, who marks you with his own cross who washes you clean with the living waters of baptism, who pours out his blessings on you in oil of chrism who wraps you in his love […]