Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday

Anglo-Catholic Mass. The Thursday in Holy Week, three holy days before Easter. It commemorates the Last Supper with Jesus, the Apostles and the Maundy (washing of feet). Following this, the altar is stripped and all decorative furnishings are removed from the...
Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday

Anglo-Catholic Mass. The Thursday in Holy Week, three holy days before Easter. It commemorates the Last Supper with Jesus, the Apostles and the Maundy (washing of feet). Following this, the altar is stripped and all decorative furnishings are removed from the...
The Sacred Three Days of the Body of Christ

The Sacred Three Days of the Body of Christ

Each week, after we receive Communion, we give thanks to Almighty God for assuring us “that we are very members incorporate in the mystical body of thy Son” (BCP 339). This phrase reflects a fundamental belief of our faith. St. Paul reminds us that we are individually...
The Watch Before the Altar of Repose

The Watch Before the Altar of Repose

There are points within our spiritual life that cut through — that resonate beyond all others. For me one of these points is the Watch before the Altar of Repose. After the Maundy Thursday service during Holy Week, the pre-sanctified host is processed into the...