Videocast: Passion Sunday (Lent V), 29 March 2020

Here is a video of Fr Hawtin celebrating the Eucharist for Passion Sunday (Lent V), 29 March 2020. The video will also be available on the parish’s YouTube channel.

Fr Hawtin celebrating the Eucharist for Passion Sunday (Lent V), 29 March 2020 Passion Sunday 2020

Saint Woolo (Gwynllyw), King in South Wales

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 Woolo (Gwynllyw), King in South Wales

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

The Fifth Sunday in Lent: Passion Sunday

Lenten altar

We beseech thee, Almighty God, mercifully to look upon thy people; that by thy great goodness they may be governed and preserved evermore, both in body and soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Newsletter XXXI No 11

St Stephen’s News XXXI 11 March 31st

Services on the Internet

Fr Hawtin

This is the first in the best part of 370 year that Anglican Churches in the English speaking world have been closed by order of the government. Back then they were closed at the whim of Oliver Cromwell. Today, by start contrast, they are shuttered to inhibit the spread of a deadly disease.

The parochial . . . → Read More: Services on the Internet

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 Latest Newsletter—with a COVID-19 update

The medieval scribe, by Edward Laning (1906–1981) as part of the WPA Federal Art Project (WPA-FAP). From The New York Public Library.

Here is the most recent newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXXI 12 March 26th (sic).

Be sure to read the article on the streaming of services.

On the Kalendar: Gregory the Illuminator, Bishop, Missionary of Armenia

March from Les Petites Heures d'Anne de Bretagne

“March”, kalendar page from Les Petites Heures d’Anne de Bretagne (The Little Hours of Queen Anne of Bretagne), by the Maître des Triomphes de Pétrarque. From Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris (France).

Gregory was born in A.D. 257 to a family of Armenian Parthian nobles. After his father was executed for his alleged . . . → Read More: On the Kalendar: Gregory the Illuminator, Bishop, Missionary of Armenia

The Fourth Sunday in Lent

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.