Byzantine rite


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see Orthodox Eastern ChurchOrthodox Eastern Church,
community of Christian churches whose chief strength is in the Middle East and E Europe. Their members number some 300 million worldwide. The Orthodox agree doctrinally in accepting as ecumenical the first seven councils (see council, ecumenical) and in
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Raducanu, a well-known name on the Romanian and international jazz scene, considers herself to be a simple singer or a mourner of the Byzantine rite. Throughout her career she has manged to establish connections between archetypal tunes and jazz and the ultimate expression of the freedom in the art of sounds.
"Even where women deacons are ordained by laying on hands and epiklesis [an invocation of the Holy Spirit] analogous to the ordination of men deacons as in the Apostolic Constitutions and above all in the later Byzantine rite, the historical findings do not allow one to speak of the two ordinations as the same," Menke quoted Jorissen.
(This essay establishes the rationale for the publication of the text of the intervention.) Vagaggini's scholarship is sound: he marshals evidence on the role of deaconesses from church orders (Didascalia and Apostolic Constitutions), the late fourth-century writings of Epiphanius of Salamis, and the Byzantine rite of ordination from the earliest extant euchological evidence of Constantinopolitan provenance.
The current service of Baptism in the Byzantine Rite contains several services generally combined together; these include the churching of the child, the naming of the child, and the exorcisms.
(48) Robert Taft, The Byzantine Rite: A Short History, American Essays in Liturgy Series (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1992), p.
The night vigil began with the National Rosary for Life, and continued with Night Prayer (Byzantine Rite), Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, and Holy Hours hosted by seminarians from formation centers around the country.
His attempt to relativize its importance in the deaconess' ordination by reference to an epiclesis for minor orders in the Apostolic Constitutions is undercut, however, by his own admission that, "in the Byzantine rite, the Holy Spirit is invoked upon neither lectors nor subdeacons." (153) The second similarity is God's call to the ordinand, which Martimort implies was given to Phoebe but not to the candidate since the deaconess' willingness and desire is explicitly mentioned in her second prayer; (154) however, Martimort neglects to mention that the first prayer specifically asks God to "call her to the work of your diaconate," followed by the epiclesis, "and send down upon her the abundant gift of your Holy Spirit." (155)
Schisms, particularly those resulting from the christological and trinitarian debates of the 4th-6th centuries, led to the dominance of the Byzantine rite in the East, the Roman in the West.
Important points are made concerning the Byzantine Rite (108) and the ways in which a contemporary viewer would have understood God's presence in and for the Altar, with no need to include his overt presence in pictorial form within the Altar.
All the Byzantine rite Catholic churches (that is, churches whose ritual was not originally in Latin) who looked to the pope as their head have allowed married priests providing they married before they were ordained.
While he speaks of assistance and cooperation, he raises the issue of Uniatism (Christians who use the Byzantine rite but have been united to Rome since the late sixteenth century).