What Roy Gets About Worship

By Mark Michael On that sweltering morning last July when we held our first service of pandemic-season public worship at Saint Francis, Potomac, Roy was there. There was no vaccine, and lots we didn’t know y... Read More...

The Loss of Ritual in Coronatide

A version of this was originally presented August 20, 2020, as part of a webinar on the role of Liturgy and Music in Formation, co-sponsored by the Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes (CEEP), the Anglican ... Read More...

The Flesh of the Mystical Body (Part 1)

By Paul (H. Matthew Lee) A quarter of a year has passed since the pandemic hit in the Western world, and most Anglican churches have been closed to regular congregations through this time. The bishops plan to reopen churches in Ontario on September, and I p... Read More...

The Grace of Being Seen

By Paul Kolbet A lot of us are feeling unhappy right now. There is nothing wrong with that. Being happy during a pandemic may not be a thing. If you are unhappy, it is probably because one of your human need... Read More...

The Questions that Remain

By Ephraim Radner I’m glad some folks took time to read my little piece, raising the question of whether live-streaming worship is a good. It doesn’t bother me at all that many would object to things I said ... Read More...

Against Virtual Communion

By George Sumner Since the rubrics clearly prohibit remotely consecrating bread and wine, the question of virtual communion is not one which could lead to immediate action, which is for the best. We can ther... Read More...

On Presence, Real and Impaired

By Kevin J. Moroney For my own part, I have concluded that virtual attendance is real presence, thus virtual attendance truly constitutes an assembly of the baptized. The above is a quote from my recent essay... Read More...