Do you know why the word Catholic is sometimes spelled with a lower case 'c' ? Answer = : The word “catholic” spelled with a lowercase “c” refers to the universal church. The word “Catholic” spelled with a capital “C” refers to the Roman Catholic Church.
Do you know what the diocese is? Answer = : A Diocese is the primary geographic and administrative unit of the Episcopal Church. All the churches in a diocese share the diocese’s bishop or bishops. St. Barnabas is in the Diocese of Southern Virginia. Which includes The Eastern Shore to Danville. The Diocese of Southern Virginia is divided into nine Convocations. We are in Convocation 7.
Do you know what the word “rubric” means? Answer = Rubrics are directions for ceremonies. The word “rubic” comes from the Latin word rubric, which means red ochre. In early manuscripts liturgical instructions were written in red ink.
Do you know why the “Fraction Anthem” is called “fraction”? Answer = Fraction means “to break”, the “Fraction Anthem” gets its name from marking the breaking of the bread.
Do you know which book of the Bible is included in its entirety in the Book of Common Prayer? Answer = Psalms