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The Psalms at the heart of prayer and worship

Praying the offices daily, whether it’s BCP or BAS or Common Worship or Celebrating Daily Prayer or the Roman Breviary or the Benedictine office or the offices of the eastern churches, you will find yourself praying through the book of Psalms in a regular cycle, whether that cycle is weekly, fortnightly, monthly, or maybe bi-monthly. 582 more words

Daily Office

Psalm 18:1

“I love you, O Lord, my strength.”


Some may think it odd to say that we love the Lord. But it is good to not only follow Him, but to love Him. 30 more words


Morning Prayer 26.3.17, Fourth Sunday in Lent

For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.

Jesus said, “If anyone would come after me, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” … 2,902 more words

Jesus Christ

Restoring Pious Traditions - The Angelus

The Angelus Domini, shortened to “the Angelus,” is the ringing of the church bell — in three groups of three chimes with a pause in between each group, followed by 9 consecutive strokes — at 6AM, Noon, and 6PM roughly, and its associated prayers, which spring from the monastic practice of praying the tres orationes at Matins, Prime and Compline. 216 more words

Liturgical Year

This week in Lent

Matthew 11:28–30
“Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  318 more words

Annunciation — 1

LIKE TOTAL eclipses or comets, this weekend provides us with the sort of rare event that it is worth a blog post all of its own. 591 more words

It's Your Choice

There are many things in life that we experience and learn from it. We know if we place our hand in a fire, we get burned. 506 more words