A Treatise on the Law of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States

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Stanford and Swords, 1850 - 480 páginas
 

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Página 167 - A Book of Common Prayer, Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, Articles of Religion, and a Form and Manner of making, ordaining, and consecrating Bishops, Priests, and Deacons...
Página 39 - Moses' law was), but it is a religion to serve God, not in bondage of the figure or shadow but in the freedom of the Spirit, being content only with those ceremonies which do serve to a decent order and godly discipline and such as be apt to stir up the dull mind of man to the remembrance of his duty to God, by some notable and special signification whereby he might be edified.
Página 295 - Every Minister of this Church shall keep a Register of baptisms, confirmations, communicants, marriages, and funerals, within his cure, agreeably to such rules as may be provided by the Convention of the Diocese where his cure lies ; and if none such be provided, then in such manner as in his discretion he shall think best suited to the uses of such a register.
Página 333 - When people understand that they must live together, except for a very few reasons known to the law, they learn to soften by mutual accommodation that yoke which they know they cannot shake off; they become good husbands and good wives from tinnecessity of remaining husbands and wives, — for necessity is a powerful master in teaching the duties which it imposes.
Página 152 - The Bishops of this Church, when there shall be three or more, shall, whenever General Conventions are held, form a separate House, with a right to originate and propose acts for the concurrence of the House of Deputies...
Página 435 - Lord's table, until he hath openly declared himself to have truly repented and amended his former naughty life, that the congregation may thereby be satisfied, which before were offended ; and that he hath recompensed the parties, to whom he hath done wrong ; or at least declare himself to be in full purpose so to do, as soon as he conveniently may.
Página 317 - Every Minister shall, before all sermons and lectures, and on all other occasions of public worship, use the Book of Common Prayer, as the same is or may be established by the authority of the General Convention of this Church. And in performing said service, no other prayer shall be used than those prescribed by the said book.
Página 255 - State, upon the application of any religious corporation, in case he shall deem it proper, to make an order for the sale of any real estate belonging to such corporation...
Página 259 - act to provide for the incorporation of religious societies," passed April 5, 1813, or in any special charter of any such corporation.
Página 141 - The church in each state shall be entitled to a representation of both the clergy and the laity ; which representation shall consist of one or more deputies, not exceeding four of each order, chosen by the convention of the state ; and, in all questions, when required by the Clerical and Lay Representation from any state, each order shall have one vote...

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