Diocese of Toronto | Anglican Church of Canada

The Word Made Flesh: Encountering Christ in Bread and Wine

This series will explore spiritual, historical, and liturgical insights into the sacrament of Holy Communion in the Book of Common Prayer tradition of the Anglican Church. Jesse Billett is an animated and passionate theologian from the University of Toronto; join us to learn and have your own spirituality deepened.

Lecture 1 (Wednesday, December 5) “Like Eagles in this Life”: Thomas Cranmer (1489–1556) and the Creation of the Prayer Book Holy Communion

Lecture 2 (Wednesday, December 12): “This Heavenly Banquet”: Richard Hooker (1554–1600) on the Eucharist as Participation in Christ

Lecture 3 (Wednesday, December 19): “The Centre of Unity”: Frederick Denison Maurice (1805–1872) on the Eucharist as Communion with God, the Goal of Christianity

The schedule for each evening is as follows:
6:00pm Service (St. James Cathedral, 106 King St. E)
6:30pm Light Supper (Cathedral Centre, 65 Church St.)
7:00pm Lecture (Cathedral Centre, 65 Church St)

 

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