Liturgy & Music

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July 13, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] It was a long and winding road, but the 79th General Convention has committed to revising “Lesser Feasts and Fasts” and the entire sanctoral calendar with the adoption of resolution A065.

The journey began in the Standing Commission on Liturgy in...

July 13, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] On July 11, the evening of the so-called “after-dark legislative sessions,” the House of Bishops voted on Resolution A218, which called for the 79th General Convention to approve a working version of the Book of Occasional Services 2018, containing...

July 12, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] En una abrumadora votación de viva voz,  los diputados concordaron el 11 de julio con un nuevo plan para una revisión litúrgica y del libro de oración que había sido adoptado por la Cámara de Obispos el día anterior.

Esto allana el camino para la...

July 5, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The Committee on Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music heard testimony July 5 on General Convention Resolution A064, which calls for the authorization of the use of the Book of Occasional Services, 2018.  It has been 39 years since the supplement was first...

July 4, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] Committee 12, the Legislative Committee on Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music, held its first open hearing the morning of July 4 before the official opening of the 79thGeneral Convention. General Convention mandates that this legislative committee “receives...

March 18, 2018

Episcopalians in Jersey City, New Jersey, lead a public procession for Stations of the Cross at sites of violence crime in the city on Good Friday 2017. Photo: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

[Episcopal News Service] Praying the Stations of the Cross during Lent is...

March 4, 2018

The Standing Committee on Liturgy and Music is recommending to the General Convention that it not authorize a revision of The Hymnal 1982. The committee did propose a revised and expanded collection of rites for the pastoral and liturgical needs of congregations. Photo...

March 4, 2018

The Standing Committee on Liturgy and Music has spent the 206-2018 triennium attempting to bring order to the Episcopal Church’s calendar of commemorations. Photo: Church Publishing Inc.

[Episcopal News Service] The church’s calendar of saints has been in a...

February 12, 2018

This summer’s meeting of General Convention is being invited to consider how it orders its common prayer and why.

[Episcopal News Service] The prospect of revising the current Book of Common Prayer is filled with risk, complexity and “potentially great promise...

February 6, 2018

The Diocese of Washington holds its 123rd diocesan convention Jan. 27 at Washington National Cathedral. Photo: Diocese of Washington, via Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of Washington is calling on the Episcopal Church’s General Convention to...

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