Thomas Cranmer and the Great Litany

Saint Paul's ChurchChurch News

submitted by The Rev. Lindsay Hardin Freeman The Rev. Leonard Freeman On the first Sunday in Lent at Saint Paul’s (March 5), we participate in a masterpiece, The Great Litany, crafted by Archbishop Thomas Cranmer (1489-1556). The litany is traditionally read or sung in Episcopal congregations on the first Sunday of Lent, and is only service that remains in its original form from the First Book of Common Prayer (1549). The pleas in the litany … Read More

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