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The Genie is Out of The Bottle

The Genie is Out of The Bottle

My first two parishes were in rural areas where fellow priests were twenty-five miles away. Things changed when I moved to my present parish. The mother parish had three priests on staff not including the mission priests. Even better they were all members of the apostolic clergy group. This was a group made up of Orthodox, Roman and Anglican [...]

Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!

Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!

In the post-Resurrection appearances of Jesus, the disciples usually did not recognize him at first. Mary Magdalene thought he was the gardener at the tomb. The disciples near Emmaus, later that day, didn’t recognize him until he broke bread, and the disciples fishing didn’t recognize him at first on the shore, cooking breakfast. So we are [...]

Resurrection

Resurrection

By Fr. Will Brown, Rector of Holy Cross, Dallas St. John writes: “He who believes in is not condemned; he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.” Scripture, and hopefully our experience, bear out the joy that flows in the wake of the resurrection of our Lord, who said that [...]

The Paschal Lamb

The Paschal Lamb

Alleluia. Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us. Therefore let us keep the feast. Alleluia. The use of this verse from Saint Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians as a fraction anthem is a feature of Anglican worship without parallel in other Eucharistic rites. It is familiar, of course, from its place in 1979 Book of Common Prayer, but it [...]