Saint Felix

12/19/2014

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Bishop and Confessor. 

This Felix was born in Burgundy, where he became a priest, and ministered to an exile, whom he converted and baptized, namely Sigbert, Prince of East Anglia. Which same, when he was recalled, and ascended to the throne of his...


Feria in Advent (III)

12/18/2014

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The Collect.

O LORD Jesus Christ, who at thy first coming didst send thy messenger to prepare thy way before thee; Grant that the ministers and stewards of thy mysteries may likewise so pre pare and make ready thy way, by turning the hearts of the disobedient to the wisdom of the just,...


Ember Wednesday in Advent

12/17/2014

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The Collect.

O ALMIGHTY God, who hast committed to the hands of men the ministry of reconciliation; We humbly beseech thee, by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, to put it into the hearts of many to offer themselves for this ministry; that thereby mankind may be drawn to thy blessed...


The Raising of Saint Lazarus, the Disciple of the Lord

12/17/2014

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The holy Evangelist John saith of Lazarus that he was the brother of Martha and Mary of Bethany, with whom our Lord was often wont to tarry during his earthly ministry, and that Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus. And he saith further: When Jesus had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode...