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Martyred for the Gospel

Martyred for the Gospel
The burning of Tharchbishop of Cant. D. Tho. Cranmer in the town dich at Oxford, with his hand first thrust into the fyre, wherwith he subscribed before. [Click on the picture to see Cranmer's last words.]

Collect of the Day

The Second Sunday in Lent.

The Collect


ALMIGHTY God, who seest that we have no power of ourselves to help ourselves; Keep us both outwardly in our bodies, and inwardly in our souls; that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Collect from the First Day of Lent is to be read every day in Lent after the Collect appointed for the Day.

Daily Bible Verse

Sunday, November 11, 2012

American Anglican Council on the Archbishop of Canterbury announcement : Anglican Church League, Sydney, Australia

I have to ask if an oil company executive with less than one year experience as the bishop of Durham has any theological education or training?  Running a corporation is a sociological function, not the qualifications for pastoral and theological leadership in the church.  Although the new archbishop professes to be an Evangelical Christian that may or may not be a predictor of his actual performance as a leader in the Church of England and the Anglican Communion at large.  I recall that there were high hopes for the 103rd archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey.  Carey was better than Rowan Williams but only the future will tell how effective Justin Welby will be as the new archbishop.

American Anglican Council on the Archbishop of Canterbury announcement : Anglican Church League, Sydney, Australia

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