SSM Prays for Unity

Posted on October 4, 2017 by

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This week, the four largest and most stable of the continuing Anglican jurisdictions are meeting in synod together in Atlanta. As a way of supporting this monumental event, the Society of St Michael encourages all its members and all other Anglicans to pray and offer the Holy Sacrifice with a special intention for intercommunion that leads to reunification of all Continuing Anglican bodies.
The Society of St Michael (SSM) is a Fraternity of Anglican Clergy, organized as a Society of apostolic
life. The SSM’s special charism is dedication to the Catholic faith and practice in its Anglican tradition. The Society of St Michael exists for mutual support, encouragement, and fellowship, and witness to Anglican tradition in its Catholic fullness.
Be it resolved:

That we, the Council of the Society of St Michael, on behalf of the entire membership of the Society of St Michael, with members representing multiple jurisdictions, fully support the unity of Christ’s Church and strongly urge our Continuing Anglican communities diligently to work together for unity, in the spirit of the Affirmation of St Louis and with deep respect for our common heritage.

Be it resolved:
That we the Society of St Michael pray that all Primates, Metropolitans, Bishops and Leaders of Continuing Anglican communities will show the way to greater unity, that we may be one, as our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ intends.

Be it resolved:
That we the Society of St Michael humbly beseech St Michael the Archangel and Our Lady of Walsingham to pray and intercede for us to Almighty God, for the restoration of Catholic Unity, that we may walk together bonded by our Catholic faith and share our Anglican tradition in Christ’s One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church.
Be it resolved:
That we the Society of St Michael pray without ceasing for unity.
O Lord Jesus Christ, who didst say unto thine Apostles, Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: Regard not our sins, but the faith of thy Church, and grant unto it that peace and unity, which is agreeable to thy will; who livest and reignest with the Father, and the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.
 
Dated: The Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi
October 4th, 2017
Signed by the Council of the Society of St Michael
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