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Written by AnnetteJ
(4/23/2010 2:43 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, A clergyman's actual duties (longish), penned by Line
Episcopalian since the early 70s, and having lived in various parts of the United States, I know that each parish has its own observance of Holy Communion -- my current parish (in Virginia) celebrates it weekly, while other Episcopal churches alternate morning prayer with Communion. In England during that time period, and even today from what I understand from a recent article in The New Yorker, the CofE was pretty much divided between the Anglo-Catholic faction and the Evangelical faction. I would think that a country parish during Austen's time might be more Protestant than Anglo-Catholic in its practice and therefor not have communion weekly. Hope this didn't cross the line about not discussing religion on the site.
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