Meditations on the Transfiguration

By Jonathan Turtle The Transfiguration of Our Lord is one of my favorite days in the Church calendar. Five years ago, when I arrived in my present cure, the very first Sunday was August 6, 2017. Since then I... Read More...

Will Liturgy Be Enough? Part 2

By David Barr In a previous post I suggested that fostering relationally satisfying Christian communities should be of primary importance for those of us in the Anglican tradition. As people come into our parishes looking for historical roots, or liturgical... Read More...

The Viaticum of a Victim Mentality

By Micah Hogan From all disordered and sinful affections; and from all the deceits of the world, the flesh, and the devil, Good Lord, deliver us. — The Great Litany, BCP 1979, pg. 149. If your interactions ... Read More...

What the Pentecostals Taught Me

By Jonathan Turtle Pentecostals have taught me a lot. You see, despite being born to a Presbyterian father from Belfast and a Roman Catholic mother from Dublin, being baptized in the Church of Ireland (a compromise?!), and currently serving as a priest in t... Read More...

Confessions of a Penitential Orderer

By Matthew S. C. Olver I despise the Penitential Order. Scratch that. I actually have come to think that the so-called Penitential Order in the 1979 BCP is theologically and ritually preferable. I just hate ... Read More...