Sunday Masses are built on a live performance of “A Love Supreme,” a 33-minute opus that saxophonist Coltrane wrote to express the awesomeness of God. The Rev. Franzo W. King, the church’s founder, archbishop and sax player, and his wife, Mother Marina King, started the church after attending a Coltrane show in 1965. They had what they call a sound baptism.
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Exciting news out of the Anglican Communion; the Canterbury Cathedral is the star of a new BBC2 documentary, chronicling a year in the mother church of the Communion.
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The show documents both the routine and the extraordinary. In the first episode, a discussion about the work of the seamstresses changing vestments to fit the newly ordained women clergy, led into the inaugural performance by the girls’ choir; a break from 1,000 years of all-male choirs […]