The first principle of the Ordinariate is then about Christian unity. St. Basil the Great, the Church’s greatest ecumenist, literally expended his life on the work of building bridges between orthodox brethren who shared a common faith, but who had become separated from one another in a Church badly fragmented by heresy and controversy. He taught that the work of Christian unity requires deliberate and ceaseless effort...St. Basil often talked with yearning about the archaia agape, the ancient love of the apostolic community, so rarely seen in the Church of his day. This love, he taught, is a visible sign that the Holy Spirit is indeed present and active, and it is absolutely essential for the health of the Church.

- Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson, Homily on the Occasion of his Formal Institution as Ordinary

Friday, September 9, 2011

Anglican Use Evensong on September 11 in Savannah, GA

Join us for Evening Prayer, using the Book of Divine Worship, Rite One
to mark the 10th Anniversary of September 11th,
to reflect on the sacrifice of those who lost their lives
and to contemplate Jesus Christ's call to love one another as He loves us.
Sunday, September 11, 2011
2 PM
St Teresa's Chapel
Our Lady of Confidence Carmelite Monastery
11 West Back Street, Savannah, Georgia
Bishop Lou Lindsey will officiate at this Memorial Service.
Reception to follow

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