High Church

  1. a group in the Anglican Church that emphasizes the Catholic tradition (especially in sacraments and rituals and obedience to church authority)
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  • I used to have a boyfriend who was a High Church Episcopal seminarian. MORE TALES OF THE CITY
  • I used to have a boyfriend who was a High Church Episcopal seminarian. MORE TALES OF THE CITY
  • Other groups sought to promote High Church ritual within Anglicanism .
  • The former cloistral building of the ‘Augustiner-Eremiten’ with its Gothic cloister and its high church room creates an impressive atmosphere.
  • High Church principles, an abandoner of the High Canadian Tory ranks, or anything else the reader may fancy. Canada and the Canadians, Vol. 2
  • After a leisurely tour of the cathedral and with cricks in the neck from looking up all the time (it's a very high church), we repaired to one of the bistros that line the stone pavement around the church, to have a bite of lunch.
  • He was a high churchman for whom the sacrament of holy communion was the supreme moment of worship.
  • The Bishop takes an old-fashioned high church view on divorced clergy.
  • He has three main sets of conclusions: that Elizabeth learned important lessons of statecraft from the bitter failures of her sister Mary's reign, that her attitude to religion was a sincere adherence to what evolved into High Church Anglicanism, and that her attitudes to both marriage and religion were perhaps crucially formed during her residence with her father's last wife and her second husband, Thomas Seymour. November Books 31 and 32) Two books about Elizabeth I
  • Alderman Constantine, a High Churchman, indignant at being passed over by a junior in the contest for the mayoralty, brought the matter before the Council Board, and produced an old by-law by which aldermen, according to their ancientry, were required to keep their mayoralty. The Journal to Stella
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