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  Turning to Devotion of the 'Old Times'
For those given to traditional devotions, to what High Church Anglicans refer to as "smells and bells" worship, liturgical orthodoxy - of both the upper- and lower-case variety - may be found in increasing abundance on the Boston College campus.
The "Anglican Use" provision allows converts to Roman Catholicism from the Anglican Communion to preserve elements of the Anglican prayer book in the celebration of the Mass.
The Byzantine Mass on Feb. 4 marked the Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee on the Eastern calendar, and the chapel was filled with the sound of the clinking bells on the ornate thurible used by Fr.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/rvp/pubaf/chronicle/v9/f15/orthodox.html   (1210 words)

 Anglican Use - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The Anglican Use is an adaptation or usage of the liturgy of the Catholic Roman Rite that is used by some formerly Anglican ecclesial communities that submitted to the authority of the Roman Pontiff.
Local Anglican (or Episcopalian) communities that submitted communally were permitted to retain certain differences of liturgy derived from the Book of Common Prayer, once it had been edited to remove Protestant influences.
The Anglican Use is not to be confused with the Anglican Communion itself, whose member churches do not accept the authority of the Roman Church and are not in full communion with it.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Anglican_Use   (257 words)

 Anglican Communion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Anglican Communion uses the compass rose as its symbol, signifying its worldwide reach and decentralized nature.
The Anglican Communion is a world-wide organization of Anglican Churches.
There is no single "Anglican Church" since each national or regional church has full autonomy; as the name suggests, rather, the Anglican Communion is an association of these churches in full communion with each other and particularly with the Church of England, which may be regarded as the "mother church" of the worldwide communion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anglican_Communion   (1341 words)

 Anglican Communion
The Anglican Communion is a world-wide organisation of Anglican Churches, and refers to all of the Christian churches that share the dogma and doctrine of the Church of England.
There is no single "Anglican Church"; it is better to speak of the Anglican Communion, which consists of national churches in communion with the Church of England.
The ultimate head of any Anglican church is believed to be Jesus Christ, with his representative taken to be the Primate, head of the church at the national level; but Anglican primates acknowledge the leadership of the Archbishop of Canterbury as primus inter pares, or "first among equals".
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/a/an/anglican_communion.html   (442 words)

To form a general idea of Anglicanism as a religious system, it will be convenient to sketch it in rough outline as it exists in the Established Church of England, bearing in mind that there are differences in detail, mainly in liturgy and church-government, to be found in other portions of the Anglican communion.
By forming a catena of Anglican High Church divines of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries on one side, and a catena of certain Fathers on the other, it was hoped that a quasi-continuous chain of Catholic tradition could be made to connect the Anglican Church of their day with Catholic antiquity.
It was natural that this advance section of the Anglican Church should seek to ratify its position, and to escape from its fatal isolation, by desiring some scheme of corporate reunion and especially by endeavouring to obtain some recognition of the validity of its orders.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01498a.htm   (5574 words)

 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Anglicanism   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Anglican Communion codifies the Anglican relationship to the Church of England as a theologically broad and often diverging community of churches, which holds the English church as its mother institution.
Anglicanism is most commonly identified with the established Church of England, but Anglican churches exist in most parts of the world.
Some Anglicans follow such Roman Catholic devotional practices as solemn benediction of the reserved sacrament, use of the rosary, and the invocation of the saints (although all are prohibited practices according to the Thirty-Nine Articles).
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Anglican   (1389 words)

The Anglican Use is not at all a full-fledged rite of the Catholic Church, and may never be.
Anglican hymns, like the traditional hymns of the Roman Liturgy found in the Divine Office, are deeply Scriptural and liturgical -- in an Anglican Church you would not be surprised, on a Feast like Feb. 2nd, the Presentation, to find yourself singing two or three hymns written especially to commemorate the feast.
However, since historically the Anglican Tradition developed an unusually rich tradition of worship within the context of smaller parish communities than was usual in Roman Catholic parishes, what a visitor typically will notice is that the worship of an Anglican Use congregation is more deliberate, unhurried, marked by enthusiastic congregational participation.
www.locutor.net /how.htm   (908 words)

 The Anglican Domain: Church History
The Anglican Church evolved as part of the Roman church, but the Celtic influence was folded back into the Roman portion of the church in many ways, perhaps most notably by Charlemagne's tutor Aidan.
Martin Luther's famous 95 Theses were nailed to the door of the church in Wittenburg in 1517, and news of this challenge had certainly reached England when, 20 years later, the Anglican branch of the church formally challenged the authority of Rome.
The newly-separated Anglican church was given some formal structure in 1562 during the reign of Elizabeth I. That structure is not a management process or governing organization.
www.anglican.org /church/ChurchHistory.html   (524 words)

 Catholic Priest Reflects on the Beauty of the Anglican Mass   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Celebrating to the Anglican Use is a very different thing, you see; and one realises that from the start of the rite.
Ascending the Altar in the Anglican Use Liturgy, I first reverence it with a kiss, then proceed to the epistle side to charge the thurible, and incense the Altar.
In the Anglican Use liturgy, one draws upon a hymnal of six to eight hundred hymns, solidly Scriptural and Liturgical (you come for Mass on the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels, you get hymns honoring the Angels; you come on the Annunciation, you get Annunciation hymns!!).
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 Catholic World News : Church of England clears way for woman bishops
However, more traditional Anglicans fear the move could split a church which is already rocked by the ordination of gay men and the blessing of same-sex unions.
When the Anglicans were originally mulling over the idea of "ordaining" women, Pope John Paul II and the patriarch of Constantinople wrote a joint letter to the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury literally pleading with him for the sake of unity not to follow through with it.
Anglicans and other Protestants are EXACTLY NOT part of the apostolic Church because they broke communion with that apostolic (and Catholic) Church in the 16th century!
www.cwnews.com /news/viewstory.cfm?recnum=38358   (993 words)

 Anglican Use Society
Anglican Embers is the Quarterly Journal of the Anglican Use Society published at or near the four embertides of the Church Year.
The motto of the publication is "Keeping the embers of Anglicanism alive in the Catholic Church".
Subscription is included in membership in the Anglican Use Society, but individual issues may be purchased at $5.00 each.
www.anglicanuse.org /AngEmbers.htm   (70 words)

 Catholic Answers Forums - Anglican Use - why so rarely used?
As an ex Anglican, now Catholic, I can tell you that the apostasy and liturgical madness within the Catholic Church is very off putting to any considering the move to Rome.
However, it is estimated that there are up to 300,000 ex Anglicans in various groups separated from the Anglican and Episcopal Church who could be interested in becoming members of the Catholic Church.
I don't think they use it anymore, but it was fascinating to see that they had done it and how they celebrated in their small church there at the Monastery.
forums.catholic.com /showthread.php?s=4494f55d469afc264f176a2035e1cab2&t=48812   (1116 words)

 Circulars - Polling Place   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Following the recent state elections in March of this year, the Property Trust received a number of requests from churchwardens for a standardised agreement governing the use of halls and rooms by the electoral office as "polling places" for elections.
If you are approached by a Returning Officer on behalf of either the State Electoral Office or Australian Electoral Commission for use of your hall or rooms for an election would you please immediately contact Andrew Sillar at the Property Trust on 9265 1682 to obtain a copy of the licence agreement.
The licence agreement includes a clause which allows the churchwardens to issue directions to the Returning Officer about the use of the premises for the election eg, the distribution of political information and "how to vote" cards on church property can be prohibited; similarly access to areas of the church grounds can be restricted.
www.sydney.anglican.asn.au /synod/circulars/polling2.html   (338 words)

 Why won't Rome make "Anglican Use" more widely available to conservative Episcopalians?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Also, while the Anglican Use undoubtedly is an attractive incentive to swimming the Tiber, there are crucial theological hurdles to be gotten over as well: not the least of which is the Petrine primacy.
To me, the prudent course of action would be to more effectively promote the Anglican Use on its own (independent of any conversion efforts--just so people know it is an option), and work with prospective converts aaway from the media glare with all due respect for their own theological and doctrinal difficulties.
The Anglican Use Rite is practiced only in a handful of churches in Texas and one in Columbia SC.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/fr/1002801/posts   (1113 words)

 Encyclopedia: Anglican Use   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The word Episcopal is derived from the Greek επισκοπος epískopos, which literally means overseer; the word however is used in religious terms to mean bishop.
The Book of Common Prayer[1] is the prayer book of the Church of England and also the name for similar books used in other churches in the Anglican Communion.
In addition to the adapted liturgy, an additional Pastoral Provision allowed Anglican and some other Protestant clergy who joined the Roman Catholic Church to be ordained priests for the Catholic Church despite having been married.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Anglican-Use   (480 words)

 Anglican Use Society
The Anglican Use Society supports existing Personal Parishes of the Anglican Use, all Pastoral Provision congregations, and encourages the formation of new common identity congregations of the Anglican Use for the Catholic Church.
Those Anglicans who are not yet in full communion with the Pope are invited to join us as Associate Members and to work together with us to promote the unity of all catholics with the Holy See.
All members are urged to pray daily using prayers from The Book of Divine Worship for the Pope, for the Ecclesiastical Delegate, for their Local Bishop, and for all Anglican Use clergy and laity, living and departed.
www.anglicanuse.org /MoreInfo.htm   (226 words)

 VirtueOnline-News - Exclusives - SCRANTON, PA: Roman Catholic Diocese To Receive First ECUSA Priest
The Anglican Use is considered a local variation to the Latin Rite, which is the Rite of the Roman Church generally found in the West.
There were some similar examples in England just after the purported ordination of women, in which former Anglican priests and those members of their congregations who went with them continued for a time to worship together as RCs in their former Anglican buildings (with the consent of their former ordinary and the RC bishop).
In no case was there any suggestion of an "Anglican use", probably because in England "the high tends to be higher" when compared with ECUSA, and the new RCs would often have come from C of E parishes which were using the Roman Rite.
www.virtueonline.org /portal/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1891   (3882 words)

 Pharsea: Anglican Catholicism
For example, because the Anglican Eucharistic Prayer is defective, it was replaced by an English translation of the Roman Canon, as used in the English Sarum Rite, prior to the Protestant Reformation.
The pastoral provision governing the Anglican use allows married Episcopal clergy to be ordained as Catholic priests, but does not permit them to become bishops or remarry in the case of widowhood.
But he says that even if he had not been granted the dispensation to be ordained a Catholic priest, he would have become Catholic anyway.
homepage.ntlworld.com /pharseas.world/AnglicanUse.html   (780 words)

 Catholic Answers Forums - Anglican Use Parishes
To promote an understanding of the special pastoral provision of Pope John Paul II for the Anglican Usage of the Roman Rite both within and outside of the Roman Catholic Church (http://www.pastoralprovision.org/about.html).
This book is based on the1979 Book of Common Prayer (ECUSA) with some prayers from the Sacramentary used in the Roman Catholic Church.* The use of this book is what is commonly referred to as the “Anglican Use”.
No priests are being trained in the Anglican Use, all of their priests are former Episcopalian priests, and as they retire or die, they're replaced with ordinary diocesan priests if another Episcopal priest convert can't be found.
forums.catholic.com /showthread.php?s=4494f55d469afc264f176a2035e1cab2&t=44690   (830 words)

 St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, Rosary
The Anglican Rosary is a relatively new form of prayer which uses a blending of the Roman Catholic Rosary and the Orthodox Jesus Prayer Rope.
The Anglican Rosary is made up of thirty-three beads divided into four groups of seven called weeks.
The use of the rosary or prayer beads helps to bring us into contemplative prayer, really thinking about and being mindful of praying, of being in the presence of God by use of mind, body, and spirit.
www.saintgabriels.org /rosary.html   (752 words)

 The Anglican Use Association   (Site not responding. Last check: )
All Priests and Deacons of the Anglican Use.
Apostolic zeal of Anglican Use Clergy and Laity.
Those of the Anglican Use who live in places where there is no Anglican Use Parish or Community.
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 Anglican Custom Regarding Christian Burial
Church families are encouraged to take part in a service of the Holy Communion in the parish church at the time of bereavement, with the Burial Office, or as soon afterwards as possible.
The Anglican tradition of a family Corporate Communion should be more commonly observed.
The Office of Burial is an ancient service of the Church, and the same service continues to be used for rich and poor alike.
www.anglican.nb.ca /pgrbay/burials/burials.html   (939 words)

 The Catholic Church of St Mary the Virgin (Anglican Use)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Remember, however, that a torchbearer while carrying a torch, or the crucifer while carrying the cross, never genuflects or bows (except for a minor bow of the head), and does not kneel except that the torchbearers kneel on the altar step during the Eucharistic prayer.
The general rule in the Anglican Use is that we genuflect to greet the Sacrament in the tabernacle when we first enter the sanctuary, and in farewell when we depart it.
If the MC thinks it well, he may, holding the cruet in his right hand, use his left hand to move the paten to the left of the missal so that it can be taken away by someone else without everyone crowding to the center of the altar.
www.stmarythevirgin.org /Servers/altarserverdirections.html   (9961 words)

 CINEAST Archives: Re: Anglican Use ruminations (was Re: mythical prohibition... )
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 CBC News: Anglican leaders opt to allow 'flying bishops'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
SASKATOON - Anglican bishops have voted to let "Episcopal visitors" — often traditionalists who reject same-sex blessings — intervene in dioceses that are divided over the controversial issue.
Canada's Anglican community has been bitterly divided since the bishop of New Westminster, B.C., made it the only Anglican diocese in the country to allow same-sex unions in 2003.
In mid-October, a commission of the worldwide Anglican Church released a report that called upon all 38 national churches to sign an agreement to support the church's current teachings.
www.cbc.ca /story/canada/national/2004/11/21/anglican-bishop-041121.html   (312 words)

 The Anglican Use Gradual by C. David Burt, editor (Book) in Christianity
I used portions of the Anglican Use Gradual when I was choir director at a conservative Roman Catholic parish.
It was a fine way to introduce chant to the congregation, and to adhere to the directives of the GIRM.
I highly recommend this to all, both Roman Use and Anglican Use, who wish to recover the richness of the tradition.
www.lulu.com /content/620850   (257 words)

 Anglican Independent Communion
We are by the Blessed Trinity, part of the One Holy Catholic-Orthodox Apostolic Church by intent, form and practice.
We have a male priesthood and strong roots in classical Anglican theology, morality and practice.
Our Churches and missions are either Classical Anglican Use or Orthodox Western Rite.
www.cinemaparallel.com /anglican.html   (248 words)

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