The Lutheran Missal

  • Ashen Observations

    February 20, 2020 by

    With the beginning of Lent, Ash Wednesday (quarta feria in capite jejunii for you Latinists) rapidly approaching, it seems only appropriate to offer some suggestions on the mass for the day, as well as a rite for the blessing of the ashes. American Lutherans have quite a diversity of practices for Ash Wednesday. The author,… Read more

  • Spangenberg 1545 and the Lutheran Liturgical Tradition

    February 15, 2020 by

    In the course of the Lutheran Missal Project, the contents of around 40 missals and other liturgical books will be catalogued. To paraphrase George Orwell, every one of these missals is unique, but some are more unique than others. This description is particularly apt in the case of one of the books in question: Cantiones… Read more

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