Tag Archives: Saints

Praying Twice: Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones

Those of you who have seen some of the most recent YouTube videos know that there is a giant mural on the wall above the altar in my parish depicting the Communion of the Saints. It is nothing like any … Continue reading

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Ask an Anglican: The Canonization of Saints

Nick has a very specific question about a Russian saint that I’m not sure I can answer, but it opens the door to talk about the saints in general. He writes: A few years ago, a statue of St. Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Ask an Anglican: Something About Mary

Several questions have been coming in about the Blessed Virgin Mary and her place in Anglicanism. Derek writes: I have been studying the articles, and have a question about the invocation of the Saints. Now, even as someone who identifies … Continue reading

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Either the Saints Are Alive or Jesus is Dead

I have written before on the controversy in early Anglicanism about the interpretation of Article XXII and its ban on the invocation of the saints. To be sure, classical Anglicanism sought to distance itself from the folk practices of saint … Continue reading

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Ask an Anglican: Purgatory and Grace

In response to my earlier post on the 39 Articles, Ann writes: You already addressed [Article] 17 and predestination (something which had been bothering me for years, and because of which I had not really entertained the notion of joining … Continue reading

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