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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?
by Lisa Fischbeck In this season of graduations and ordinations, I am once again given to reflect on my own ordinations. I remember how excited
The popular Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) will be held at Villanova University in suburban Philadelphia, PA. Slated for July 9-13, 2014, EYE14 is being planned in partnership with the Diocese of Pennsylvania.
by Laura Toepfer “It’s time for you to get married,” my mother said to me one afternoon when I came home from school. “Excuse me?”
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