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pascalcandle

When someone dies, Episcopal Native Americans burn a Paschal Candle from two to four days, so an individual Paschal Candle does not last long [...]

CandleStubs

The lighting of candles in worship goes back over 3,000 years into the history of ancient Israel. But what can do you do with all those old candle stubs [...]

Cuba1

While it may seem surprising that our church is thriving in a country where religion has been suppressed, there are 44 Episcopal churches across Cuba, from the Cathedral in Havana to simple house churches with five to six people[...]

Q&Afeature

What is the protocol for using colored embroidery on linens? Where should the inscription go on vessels or paraments? Send us your questions and we’ll find the answers [...]

Adventwreath_feature

When you use an Advent wreath in personal or family devotions, you can use whatever scriptures and prayers you like. Here is something to get you started [...]

purifictorstain

One of the most comprehensive and informative workshops held at our Triennial in Indianapolis was conducted by Alice Scarbrough who discussed all aspects of linen construction, maintenance and stewardship [...]

adventmeditation

A meditation from Anthony deMello’s “Book of Spiritual Exercises” [..]

votives

Years ago I was challenged by members of the congregation over an issue I call “Holy Waste.” As things like this often happen in congregations, it all started innocently enough [...]

metalware

We know how much you value your church heirlooms — the warm glow of brass and silver heightens your experience of the liturgy’s holy mystery. In addition to making church metalware, CM Almy also repairs and refurbishes articles to its proper splendor [...]

weddingbinder

Weddings can be the most exciting and frustrating times in the lives of couples about to be married. They can also be the most exciting and frustrating times in the lives of altar guilds, particularly if the parish doesn’t have a “wedding customary” [...]

candle

The name candle comes from the Latin candere meaning “to shine.” While no date can be definitely pinned down for the development of the first candle, accounts of their use date back to ancient times with Biblical references as early as the 10th century BC [...]

HolyWeekFlowers

Holy week requires a diversity of arrangements in just one week [...]