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Sunday through Wednesday, May 26-29: Rogation Sunday & Rogation Days
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Collect for Rogation Sunday: O Lord, from whom all good things do come; Grant to us thy humble servants, that by thy holy inspiration we may think those things that are good, and by thy merciful guiding may perform the same; through our Lord Jesus Christ.
For the last few years I have made it clear that Anglicans cannot use the words “Catholic” and “Protestant” to mean two opposite and irreconcilable positions, or even to mean mutually exclusive positions. 273 more words
Socialist politics and outlook have had a part in Anglicanism for many years. In the early years of the twentieth century a number of Anglo Catholic priests, no doubt influenced by the political rise of socialism and the social conditions in which they ministered, metaphorically, and even literally, raised a red flag, challenging ‘the apostasy and corruption of the Church, her pandering to the rich and respectable…’ 507 more words
Godric Joseph Cockayne, my mother’s uncle, died of pneumonia aged 18 years, as a result of war injuries, as the First World War ended. Although those of my mother’s generation never knew ‘Uncle Godric’ his tragic death made a lasting impression on my mother’s family. 409 more words