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April 2021

Do you know the Jones brothers – they are getting old (now 50)

The Wall Street Journal By  CLARE ANSBERRY  March 3, 2015 1:08 p.m. ET Many people change faiths, but not like Brad and Chad Jones. Identical twins, the brothers grew up in Elkin, N.C., a small town in the Bible Belt, the only children of devout Baptists. As boys, they attended the First Baptist Church of

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The Fulfilled Promise – Whitsunday (Pentacost)

Whitsunday: The Fulfilled Promise In Traditional Anglicanism, the great Feast of the Holy Ghost, Pentecost, is usually referred to by its ancient moniker Whitsunday, so named because on this day, in celebration of the gift of that birth from above conveyed by the Holy Spirit in the font of Baptism, candidates would receive the laver of

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Rogation Days – brief description

This year Rogation Sunday falls on Sunday 9th May. But what exactly does it mark? Bishop Alastair Redfern provides an overview of this lesser-known church festival. Rogation is an ancient church festival to seek blessing for a community and its sustenance. The word rogation comes from the Latin verb rogare, meaning “to ask, ” reflecting

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Salvation

Salvation In order to help explain the Anglican, and thus historic Catholic, position on salvation, the process by which we are brought into communion with God, I think it is important to clarify a couple of the terms that we frequently use but are not always distinguished as they should: Justification is the initial act by

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The Anglican Rite and the Decalogue

the Anglican Rite include the Decalogue, or Ten Commandments, at the beginning of the Eucharistic Liturgy?   The Decalogue, or Ten Commandments, were added to the Anglican liturgy of the Mass in the Second Prayer Book of the Church of England of King Edward VI, 1552, and has remained ever since. The response of the Kyrie

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Confirmation Class #2 April 18 2021

St. Michael The Archangel 2211 Margaret Wallace Rd Matthews, N.C.  28105 Rev. Michael Cawthon, St. Michael the Archangel, Rector (2021) 2nd class –  SECTION A Anglican Church & the Reformation Period: Note:  Since most will not ever be taught or read of those  who assisted in keeping the faith of our fathers alive and true

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1928 American Prayer Book Eucharistic Rite

Excellent synopsis of the 1928 American Prayer Book Eucharistic Rite by Father Victor E. Novak… THE 1928 BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER – for people who really want to know! The Book of Common Prayer has a history of more than four and a half centuries of daily liturgical use and is in direct and organic

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Why Anglicanism? Tractate XII

XII  Why Anglicanism? The Rev’d. Allen Fisher Why Anglicanism? For both old and new believers alike, there comes a point when they need more if they are to continue growing in their faith. For newer believers, it doesn’t take long after believing in and accepting the new life made available by Jesus that they realize

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