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DEVOTIONS

ON THE

Communion of Saints.

ON THE

Communion of Saints.

COMPILED
FROM THE "PARADISE FOR THE CHRISTIAN SOUL,"

AND OTHER SOURCES.

For the Dse of English Churchmen.

PART I.

COMMUNION WITH THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED.

PART II.
COMMUNION WITH THE SAINTS AND ANGELS.

BY CHARLES WALKER,
Author of the Liturgy of the Church of Sarum," The Ritual Reason

Why,A Prayer Book for the Young," đc., &c.

WITH PREFACE BY
RICHARD F. LITTLEDALE, LL.D., D.C.L.

J. T. HAYES, LYALL PLACE, EATON SQUARE, S.W.
NEW YORK: POTT & AMERY.

. 1869.

138. 9.3331

LONDON: SWIFT AND CO., REGENT PRESS, KING STREET,

REGENT STREET, W.

PREFACE.

Now that the Church of England, áwaking from her long slumber, and shaking off the lethargy of centuries, clothes herself once more in her beautiful garments, and puts on again, one by one, the costly ornaments of which she was despoiled in evil days, it is most natural that her yearning to pass from isolation to re-union should manifest itself, amongst other tokens, in a fuller realization of the Communion of Saints, a doctrine which, though a cardinal article of the Creed, has been suffered to lie in well-nigh complete oblivion amongst us. The subjective type of religion which alone found currency in popular teaching, could not

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