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PRAVDA – Baptism of the Lord


Almighty and eternal God, who at the baptism of Jesus didst reveal him to be thy Son, anointing him with the Holy Spirit: grant that we, being born again by water and the Spirit, may be faithful to our calling as thine adopted children. Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one

PRAVDA – Epiphany

Collect for The Epiphany

O God, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles: Mercifully grant, that we, which know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy glorious Godhead; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.  Book of Common Prayer View Newsletter

PRAVDA – Christmas

Collect for Christmas

Almighty God, who hast given us thy only-begotten Son to take our nature upon him, and as at this time to be born of a pure Virgin: Grant that we being regenerate, and made thy children by adoption and grace, may daily be renewed by thy Holy Spirit; through the same our Lord Jesus Christ, who liveth

PRAVDA – Fourth Sunday in Advent

Collect for the Fourth Sunday in Advent

O LORD, raise up (we pray thee) thy power, and come among us, and with great might succour us; that whereas, through our sins and wickedness, we are sore let and hindered in running the race that is set before us, thy bountiful grace and mercy may speedily help and deliver us; through

PRAVDA – Third Sunday in Advent

Collect for the Third Sunday in Advent

O Lord Jesus Christ, who at thy first coming didst send thy messenger to prepare thy way before thee: grant that the ministers and stewards of thy mysteries may likewise so prepare and make ready thy way, by turning the hearts of the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, that at thy

PRAVDA – Second Sunday in Advent

Collect for the Second Sunday in Advent

Blessed Lord, who hast caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant that we may in such wise hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that by patience and comfort of thy holy Word, we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which

PRAVDA – Advent Sunday

Collect for Advent Sunday

Almighty God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon us the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which thy Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious

Maundy Thursday in Westminster Abbey

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh attended the traditional Maundy Thursday Service at Westminster Abbey in London. The Monarch, who is celebrating her 85th birthday, distributed Maundy money to 85 men and 85 women. Each recipient is being recognised for their service to the church and the community.
In Britain today, the Queen follows a very traditional role of giving Maundy Money to a group of pensioners.  The tradition of the Sovereign giving

Amazon Prime – Priest and Iman meet for a cup of tea commercial

The ad features two religious leaders from the UK, the Telegraph reported. Their names are Rev. Gary Bradley, vicar in London, and Zubeir Hassam, an imam.

Hassam told the newspaper he wasn’t acting, but “being himself.”

“I honestly didn’t think about it – I think the message is very good – people from different backgrounds can share gifts and can see each other,” he said. ““With all the bad publicity


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