Saint Joseph of Arimathea

02/22/2017

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Confessor. 

According to the holy Evangelist Mark, this Joseph was an honourable counsellor, which also waited for the kingdom of God. Saint Matthew telleth us that he was a rich man of Arimathea. Saint Luke saith of him that he was a good man, and a...


Saint Peter's Chair at Antioch

02/22/2017

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Today's solemn feast received from our forefathers the name of Saint Peter's Chair at Antioch, because of a tradition that on this day Peter, first of the Apostles, took possession of his episcopal Chair. Fitly, therefore, do the churches observe the day of his enthronement, the right to which the Apostle received for the sake of...


Feria (Sexagesima)

02/21/2017

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The Collect.

O LORD God, who seest that we put not our trust in any thing that we do; Mercifully grant that by thy power we may be defended against all adversity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. 2 Cor. xi. 19.

YE suffer fools...