Day: September 9, 2013

An Alaskan chief returns home

From the Fairfax Daily News-Miner: After more than half a century, the final chapter in a long unfinished story happily ended with the return home of a beloved Fort Yukon leader, Chief Esias Loola.

The dangerous environment of a kidnapped archbishop

Jesse Zink’s forthcoming book Backpacking through the Anglican Communion includes a section that helps provide some background on the circumstances in which Archbishop Ignatius Kattey, who was kidnapped with his wife, Beatrice, on Friday do their work. (The archbishop’s wife was reportedly left behind in the archbishop’s car after a police chase.)

What Do You Provide?

Monday, September 9, 2013 — Week of Proper 18, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office (Book of Common Prayer, p. 982) Psalms 41, 52 (morning) // 44 (evening) 1 Kings 13:1-10 Philippians 1:1-11 Mark 15:40-47 About …

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Was the liturgy of the first five centuries in the East and the first eleven centuries in the West defective for not having its moment of reciting the answer? What does it tell us that the liturgical use of the creed began when Monophysites in the East introduced it as a protest against the Council of Chalcedon? Why did the West resist using it liturgically for half a millennium?