Anglican Prayers

Carols at Christmas

2015-12-23T12:14:46-04:00December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Suburban Hermit|Tags: , , |

One of the delightful traditions of an English Christmas is the Carol Service. The traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols was pioneered at Kings' College Cambridge in 1918 to bring a more creative approach to Christmas Worship. The service has now spread across the Anglican world and is a Christmas tradition for Christians of many [...]

Tewkesbury Abbey, UK

2015-12-15T17:20:55-04:00December 15th, 2015|Categories: Suburban Hermit|Tags: , , , |

A drive down the Western midlands of England will take you in one day past a whole series of beautiful Abbey churches--some now Anglican cathedrals, some parish churches and some ruins. Worcester, Gloucester, Hereford, Shrewsbury and Tewkesbury are just a few. Tewkesbury Abbey dominates the small market town of Tewkesbury. Like many of the old Abbey churches [...]

The General Thanksgiving

2015-11-20T15:13:06-04:00November 20th, 2015|Categories: Suburban Hermit|Tags: , , , |

English Country Church From the Book of Common Prayer: ALMIGHTY God, Father of all mercies, we thine unworthy servants do give thee most humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and loving-kindness to us and to all men. We bless thee for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life; but above all for [...]

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