March 2021

On Having Holy Communion Often? Tractate VI

ON HAVING HOLY COMMUNION OFTEN? The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann   Our Lord Jesus Christ gave us the Sacrament of Holy Communion so that Christians everywhere could always be one with Him and share in His holy life and saving death. For this Sacrament, He made use of a common and necessary human act: the

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Real Presence Tractate IV

 REAL PRESENCE An “apologia” for the Traditional Catholic Doctrine that the bread and wine of the Holy Eucharist become the real, objective Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ.   The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann   Not long after our Lord Jesus fed five thousand people, the account of which takes up the opening

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Religion of Prayer Book; Tractate III

ON THE RELIGION OF  THE PRAYER BOOK The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann The Very Rev’d Richard E Backley   One of the marks of Traditional Anglicanism is our retention of the classical Book of Common Prayer, the latest version of a sequence of Prayer Books similar in style and content to those which have come

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Tractate on Customs and Manners

BEING IN HIS HOUSE A BRIEF SUMMARY OF CHURCH / CUSTOMS AND MANNERS The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann The Very Rev’d Richard E Bakley A Liturgical Church The Anglican church is a liturgical church, which means that we use a set order of worship, along with certain symbols and worship aids to enhance congregational participation

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Tractate on Being Catholic

WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A CATHOLIC   The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann Modern Conundrums   The Creeds we recite each week, whether the Apostles’ Creed in the Daily Offices or the Nicene Creed in the Holy Eucharist, affirm our belief in the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church. Furthermore, there are prayers and collects

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Tractate of Advent

ADVENT The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann The Very Rev’d Richard E Backley   The Season of Advent, which begins our Christian Year, has an interesting history. We have to understand, first of all, that the very early Christian Church did not put the emphasis on Christmas that we do today. The principal celebration of this

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Deeper Dive 2 into the Trinity in the Old Testament

ON   THE APPEARANCES OF YAHWEH IN THE OLD TESTAMENT The Rev’d. Allen Fisher When the LORD Comes For many today, one of the most beneficial things for them to do is to actually see what the Bible says about the God who saves us. So many today have this notion that when they get

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Deeper Dive into the Story of the Bible

ON THE  STORY OF THE BIBLE The Rev’d. Allen Fisher   Introduction to Salvation History The Bible records the LORD God’s Mission of Love. All of the Bible flows as one Story. This story is the account of the Mission of God: The story of a loving God creating, redeeming, and restoring a family that

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