Text of presiding bishop's orientation address

July 29, 2003

[…] had come, by his own admission, to vote against the adoption of the new Prayer Book. You can imagine my surprise when, in the course of the Convention, he stood […]


Orientation of Bishops and Deputies

July 4, 2000

[…] together also in the service of our common life and mission which, as our Prayer Book tells us is to restore all people to unity with God and one another […]


The Affordable Care Act: Unfinished Business

June 24, 2021

[…] and your creation glorified; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. –Prayer for Doctors and Nurses, Book of Common Prayer pg. 460 The Supreme Court recently turned back a third challenge to the Affordable […]


Peace in the Midst of Life: Advent Meditation, 12/4/2012

December 4, 2012

[…] in quietness and confidence shall be our strength: By the might of thy Spirit lift us, we pray thee, to thy presence, where we may be still and know that thou art God; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen ( Book of Common Prayer, p. 832).


OGR Statement and Recommendations on COVID-19

March 11, 2020

[…] love of your Son, who for our sake became poor, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen The Book of Common Prayer, pg. 826 For the Sick Heavenly Father, giver of life and health: Comfort and […]

Hatchett, Marion Josiah

Hatchett, Marion Josiah

[…] Space: An Introduction to Liturgical Study (1976), A Manual for Clergy and Church Musicians (1980), Commentary on the American Prayer Book (1981), and The Making of the First American Book of Common Prayer (1982).

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