Monthly Archives: September, 2011

The Papuan Martyrs (1942)

Today, the Episcopal calendar recognizes some more contemporary saints. Mainline, twenty-first century Christians don’t think much about martyrdom. We think of it in the distant past, and it isn’t something we care to speak about over a fellowship dinner. That’s one of the reasons that I use the lectionary and I am involved in daily …

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Jubilate (Psalm 100)

Morning Prayer in the Book of Common Prayer always begins with an opening scripture sentence, followed by confession, then the opening versicle and response and the Gloria Patri: Lord, open our lips. And our mouth shall proclaim your praise. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, As it was …

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