The next edition of the Christ Church Davis prayer book has arrived! This edition covers the seasons of Epiphany through Easter. It contains weekly Scripture readings, Psalms, artwork related to the readings, and a prayer litany for each week between January 10 and April 17, 2016. Readings for everyday during Holy Week and services for
The sonorous cadences, the elegant repetitions and antitheses, of Cranmer's prose may strike some as cold; we recall the Puritans' complaints at the Savoy Conference: 'A brief transient touch and away, is not enough to warm the heart aright.' (Samuel) Johnson, however, did not need his heart warmed, but rather his racing mind calmed. For
Over the course of the last week, several people have asked me how to begin using the Book of Common Prayer. Here is a brief introduction for those who might be interested in exploring this historic resource for individual and corporate prayer. THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER (1979 edition) Tradition is the living faith of the dead.