The high price of forsaking our Christian principles

Unpredictable weather in our corner of Maryland makes it difficult to plan a Lenten Series. This year we studied the deep-seated Christian foundations that undergird our culture and constitution. The final part discussed the abandonment of those basic principles—a subject eloquently illustrated by an article published in the Washington Times newspaper by Everett Piper, president . . . → Read More: The high price of forsaking our Christian principles

John Keble, Priest

Celtic Cross

Grant, O God, that in all time of our testing we may know thy presence and obey thy will; that, following the example of thy servant John Keble, we may accomplish with integrity and courage that which thou givest us to do, and endure that which thou givest us to bear; through Jesus Christ . . . → Read More: John Keble, Priest

Saint Woolos (Woolo)

Celtic Cross

Almighty God, who dost choose thine elect out of every nation, and dost shew forth thy glory in their lives: Grant, we pray thee, that following the good example of thy servant Saint Woolos, we may be fruitful in good works to the praise of thy holy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Maundy Thursday

Jesus washing Peter's feet by Ford Madox Brown

Jesus washing Peter’s feet by Ford Madox Brown (1821–1893)

Almighty Father, whose dear Son, on the night before he suffered, did institute the Sacrament of his Body and Blood: Mercifully grant that we may thankfully receive the same in remembrance of him, who in these holy mysteries giveth us a pledge of life eternal; . . . → Read More: Maundy Thursday