The Church of England–from the past to the future

Canterbury Cathedral

This post will remain at the top of the blog until March 21.  Look below for new entries.

In preparation for Bishop Justin Welby’s enthronement on March 21–

For Bishop Welby and his enthronement
Participants and visitors at the enthronement
Into the unknown

For Caroline
Celtic prayer
Dr. Peter Toon’s bidding prayer
Rain in the springtime
Delight in Your works
Altars of worship
Bell ringers’ hymn, adapted

Hymns and praise
O, For a Heart to Praise my God
Love Came Down at Christmas
In the Bleak Midwinter
Hail, Gladdening Light
Gracious Savior, Gentle Shepherd
Omnipotent Lord, My Savior and King
Eternal Power, of Earth and Air!
I Love to Tell the Story
The Saints Should Never Be Dismayed
And Can It Be that I Should Gain?
O, For a Thousand Tongues to Sing
We Lift our Hearts to Thee
Celtic hymn

Anglican Communion bishops and primates

Anglican luminaries (An asterisk denotes the post has a prayer for Bishop Welby.)
Henry Liddon, theologian and orator
Elizabeth Ferard and Isabella Gilmore, deaconesses
William Holman Hunt, artist
Christina Rosetti, poet
Edward Pusey, priest and scholar
Vicars’ daughters
John Keble, priest and poet
The Clapham sect
William Wilberforce, statesman and abolitionist
Charles Simeon, priest and evangelist
Charles Wesley, priest, evangelist, and hymn-writer
John Newton, priest and hymn-writer
John Wesley, priest, theologian, and evangelist
Thomas Bray, priest and missionary*
Jeremy Taylor, author and bishop of Down and Connor*
Eyam village
Nicholas Ferrar, deacon
George Herbert, priest and poet
John Donne, priest and poet
Lancelot Andrewes, bishop and scholar
Myles Coverdale and William Tyndale, Bible translators
St. Richard, bishop of Chichester
Becket’s last words*
St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury
St. Anselm, monk, theologian, and Archbishop of Canterbury
Wulfstan, monk and bishop of Worcester
Lanfranc, monk and Archbishop of Canterbury
St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland
St. Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury and martyr*
Anglo-Saxon sculptors
St. Dunstan, monastic reformer and Archbishop of Canterbury
Alcuin, deacon and abbot of Tours
St. Willibrord, apostle to the Frisians
Venerable Bede, scholar
St. Chad, monk and bishop of Mercia*
Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury*
Caedmon, monk and poet
St. Cuthbert, monk and bishop of Lindisfarne*
St. Hilda, abbess of Whitby
St. Aidan, monk and bishop of Lindisfarne*
Queen Bertha
St. Augustine, monk, missionary, and archbishop
St. David, monk bishop of Wales*
St. Columba, monk pilgrim for Christ*
St. Patrick, missionary bishop of Ireland
St. Ninian, missionary to the Picts*
St. Alban, martyr

Church history and institutions
Church of
The relics of St. John the Baptist
The Oxford Movement
Lambeth Palace
KJV of the Bible
Those who are preparing for the enthronement
Diocese of St. Alban
Canterbury Cathedral

Pagan influences, past to present
Contemporary confession and plea for protection
Contemporary confession
Zodiac roundels
Glastonbury Abbey gateway
Glastonbury portals
Glastonbury Tibetan wheels
Glastonbury Abbey
Glastonbury psalm
Glastonbury idolatry
Glastonbury Chalice Well
A history of Glastonbury
Our pagan roots

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