The 20th Sunday After Trinity

A reminder that tomorrow we celebrate the Oxford Martyrs:

“Tuesday, October 16: Oxford Martyrs (Hugh Latimer, Nicholas Ridley, Thomas Cranmer)

These three men, Bishops Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley and Archbishop Thomas Cranmer, were all burned at the stake for heresy by the order of Queen Mary in the mid 16th century. Ridley and Latimer were both bishops who preached reform in England. They were executed together in the year 1555. Thomas Cranmer was the Archbishop of Canterbury, also a reformer. Though his life was marked by constant change and even inconsistency, we remember him most for his enduring, and almost single-handed, work on the 1549 Book of Common Prayer. He was also burned in the year 1556.”

The Homely Hours

Collect: “O Almighty and most merciful God, of thy bountiful goodness keep us, we beseech thee, from all things that may hurt us that we, being ready both in body and soul, may cheerfully accomplish those things which thou commandest; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.”

Saints Days:

Sunday, October 14: Samuel Isaac Joseph Schereschewsky

Born a Lithuanian Jew in 1831, Samuel Isaac Joseph Schereschewsky began his education studying to be a rabbi. While at Rabbinical college, he came across a Christian New Testament translated into Hebrew, which made him begin questioning whether Jesus could be the fulfillment of the Hebrew Scriptures. While studying in Germany, he visited a cathedral and saw the crucifix shining with light and glory. Six months later, he immigrated to the United States and professed Christ. He was baptized by Baptists and then, went to Presbyterian Seminary. But since he could not accept the Calvinist…

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Good post on Trinity 16 and Ember Days

Check out the recent post from The Homily Hours on Trinity 16 and don’t miss the post on Ember Days or how raising an infant is akin to the work of a monk:

I’ve also been asking myself: is there so much difference between the bells of a monastery and the cries of my children, waking me to love, faithfulness and joy during inconvenient hours?

Episode 5 – The Miserable Offenders Podcast

Episode 5 is live and available at The North American Anglican or on iTunes. Please remember to subscribe and review on iTunes if you are enjoying the podcast so other listeners can discover The Miserable Offenders podcast.

From the UECNA: a promising theological resource — Prydain

I think quite highly of the United Episcopal Church of North America, and it turns out they have a series of videos in their Theological Institute that are very good. Topics covered include the Apocrypha, English Church History, History and Use of the Book of Common Prayer, and Public Worship. These are definitely worth looking […]

via From the UECNA: a promising theological resource — Prydain

Additional Anglican Resources

Continuing on a series of posts that links to Anglican content (see here & here), I am providing a few more resources:

The Miserable Offenders Podcast from The North American Anglican.

The Prydain Blog’s Resources page (also an excellent blog!)

An Apology for the Church of England, Bishop John Jewel

The Two Books of Homilies

Family-Devotion; or, An exhortation to morning and evening prayer in families. Revised and enlarged, Bishop Edmund Gibson

Examination Questions On Professor Harold Browne’s Exposition of the Thirty-Nine Articles

A Collection of Private Devotions for The Hours of Prayer, Bishop John Cosin

Two Answers to Cardinal Perron: And Other Miscellaneous Works of Lancelot Andrewes

UECNA Theological Institute – Free online lectures

Episode 4 — The Miserable Offenders

Episode 4 is live my friends. Please subscribe and review if you like so others searching for similar podcasts will more easily find The Miserable Offenders podcast.

Fr. Isaac and Jesse continue to read and discuss a classic essay on the character of Anglican theology. The Spirit of Anglicanism is an essay by Paul Elmer More which appears in the volume Anglicanism: the thought and practice of the Church of England, of which More was co-editor. This volume is a compilation of excerpts…

via Episode 4 — TNAA