Fr Christopher Phillips, a Pastoral Provision priest in the United States, first delivered this paper at the recent International Symposium: “Council and Continuity” which took place in Phoenix, Arizona. It contains some of his own observations about the place of The Book of Divine Worship as a foundational document in any future Ordinariate liturgy. It was published on the Anglo-Catholic.
The Book of Divine Worship is one of the results of the implementation of the Pastoral Provision of Blessed John Paul II, which he approved in 1980, and which opened the way for Anglicans to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church while maintaining worthy elements of their Anglican heritage. In this brief presentation, we are looking particularly at the Book of Divine Worship as it contains many of those elements, and as part of the Church’s response to requests which had come from various corners of Anglicanism, but most especially from some Episcopal clergy in the United States...
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Hat tip to Dr. William Tighe