The Fourth Sunday in Lent

Lenten altar

Grant, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we, who for our evil deeds do worthily deserve to be punished, by the comfort of thy grace may mercifully be relieved; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

Saint Woolos (Woolo/Gwynllyw)

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. . . . → Read More: Saint Woolos (Woolo/Gwynllyw)

John Keble, Priest

John Keble

Portrait of John Keble, by George Richmond (1809–1896). From Wikipedia.

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 . . . → Read More: John Keble, Priest

Requiem Mass for Fr Robert Ludwig

A Requiem Mass for the Rev’d Robert Ludwig will be held at Saint Stephen’s Anglican Church on Saturday, April 27th, at 11:00 AM. The church is located at 11856 Mays Chapel Rd, Timonium, MD. Directions may be found here.

The Annunciation

The Annunciation by Henry Ossawa Tanner 1896

The Annunciation, by Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859–1937). From christimages.org via Wikimedia Commons.

We beseech thee, O Lord, pour thy grace into our hearts; that, as we have known the incarnation of thy Son Jesus Christ by the message of an angel, so by his cross and passion we may be brought unto . . . → Read More: The Annunciation

The New Dean of the Northern Pro-Cathedral

Fr Hawtin

At the 9:15 AM service this morning, the Rt Rev. John Vaughan, Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of the Eastern United States (ACA) installed Fr Guy Hawtin as the Dean of the Northern Pro-Cathedral. Bishop John’s home parish in Florida is the Southern Pro-Cathedral. Having Fr Hawtin as Dean will facilitate the management of . . . → Read More: The New Dean of the Northern Pro-Cathedral

The Third Sunday in Lent

Lenten altar

We beseech thee, Almighty God, look upon the hearty desires of thy humble servants, and stretch forth the right hand of thy Majesty, to be our defence against all our enemies; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

James de Koven, Priest

James DeKoven

Portrait of James DeKoven, author unknown. From Wikipedia.

Almighty and Everlasting God, the source and perfection of all virtues, who didst inspire thy servant James De Koven to do what is right and to preach what is true: Grant that all ministers and stewards of thy mysteries may afford to thy faithful people, . . . → Read More: James de Koven, Priest

Thomas Ken

NPG 1821; Thomas Ken by F. Scheffer

Thomas Ken by F. Scheffer (fl. 1700–1710). From Wikipedia.

Almighty God, who didst give to thy servant Thomas Ken grace and courage to bear witness to the truth before rulers and kings: Give us also thy strength that, following his example, we may constantly defend what is right, boldly reprove what is . . . → Read More: Thomas Ken

Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop

Thomas Cranmer by Gerlach Flicke

Portrait of Thomas Cranmer, by Gerlach Flicke (1495–1558). From Wikimedia

Merciful God, who through the work of Thomas Cranmer didst renew the worship of thy Church by restoring the language of the people, and through whose death didst reveal thy power in human weakness: Grant that by thy grace we may always worship . . . → Read More: Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop