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Gregorian Chant Propers in English

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

“Music is next to theology.” It is because of this that the Church has always had its own unique music, as it has its own language, art, and culture. Martin Luther especially understood the importance of music, and wrote this in his preface to a collection of funeral hymns and Latin Responsories: “We have collected […]

Using the Historic Lectionary

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

This fall I have been tapped as a presenter at the St. Michael’s Liturgical Conference, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  It is on St. Michael and All Angels (duh). Anyway, my topic is the vague and ambiguous “Using the Historic Lectionary”.  That can mean just about anything.  So one of the things […]

Notes on Trinity 15

Monday, August 25th, 2008

True faith and confidence of the heart is directed toward the one true God and clings to Him alone. He says, “See to it that you let Me alone be your God, and never look about for another.” In other words, “Look to Me for any good thing that you lack. Come to Me for […]

The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

Monday, August 25th, 2008

+ + + Jesu Juva + + + The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity Text: Matthew 6:24-34 In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. This morning our Lord Jesus poses a question to you. “What do you seek, the things of this life, or the Kingdom […]

St. Bartholomew Sermon (Luke 22:24-30) – 8.24.08

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

The Rev. Dustin L. Anderson, Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church, Marseilles, IL In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. “Beaten with rods, flayed like a fish and then crucified upside down.” This was the fate of St. Bartholomew, also known as Nathanael. He is among the lesser-known […]