Sunday, November 7, 2010

Liberty, Kentucky Site Of MSJ Clericus

The Missionaries of St John descended upon the small southern Kentucky area of Liberty for three days of prayer, worship, meetings and fellowship, October 27-31.

We will not soon forget the azure blue skies, the soft rustle of autumn leaves and beauty that is rural Kentucky. Our thanks go out to the good people of Christ the King Anglican for hosting and to the Kentucky Deanery for all their work in preparing a great clericus.

Sharing in a sung morning prayer, using Anglican Chant, was particularly memorable as were the late night conversations around a bonfire.

Two men were accepted as postulants for holy orders and Nathan Dunlap was recognized as having completed his postulancy is a candidate for ordination to the deaconate.

The MSJ clerics spent time studying the liturgics concerning using unction within the context of Holy Communion, studying the role of the Anglican deaconess, and reviewing the principles of canonical conciliarism as outlined by Dr. Kevin Donlon at last year's Forward In Faith Assembly.

1 comment:

Office of Foreign Missions said...

I affirm the report as listed in the blog. The description of the clericus was an accurate report of not just what happened but what it was like to be there.

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