Memorial Day

Memorial Day began as Decoration Day, which originated after the American Civil War as a commemoration the Union soldiers who died in the Civil War. Over the years, the name shifted to “Memorial Day”, as the scope expanded to include all American war dead.

Telling the Bees

(An Old Gloucestershire Superstition)

They dug no . . . → Read More: Memorial Day

Summer Ember Day I

For the supply of Candidates for the Ministry of the Church

From the Scottish Book of Common Prayer, 1912

O Lord Jesus Christ, whose servants Simon Peter and Andrew his brother did at thy word straightway leave their nets to become fishers of men: Give thy grace, we humbly beseech thee, to those whom thou . . . → Read More: Summer Ember Day I