Like the rest of society, the Church has developed systems of customs and protocols relating to forms of address, styles, and titles. Sure, there are those who disregard such things as archaic or pretentious. Though for many they are helpful and beloved ancient traditions that help their faith and life in the Church.
As the ACNA moves out of its infancy and a focus on parish church planting, we should consider the founding of other timeless church institutions, like cathedrals, that have the ability to fully and corporately live out the Prayer Book spiritual life that draws so many people into the Anglican Way.
For nearly 2,000 years Christians have prayed and sung in procession through villages, on pilgrimages, and in the church as both a practical means of moving from one place to another and as liturgical acts of devotion. The Anglican Litany was once the most popular devotion for Anglican Christians. At Read more…
The following is a list of various ancient and modern customs that can aid in setting Lent apart from the rest of the year.