The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #81  
Old 01-20-2012, 12:07 PM
Mermaid1962's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: NearTheCoast, Canada
Posts: 6,205
In many ways, I think that HM is the last of her kind; and this includes her overt Christianity. Although, I was encouraged by Kate and William's own prayer being included in their marriage ceremony.


Quote:
Originally Posted by Chris Ross View Post
If you listen to the ending of the Queen's annual Christmas address, she ALWAYS references Jesus Christ...I truly believe he has sustained her through often trying life and that she does, in fact, have what we Christians call a "personal relationship" with him!
Chris Moncrief-Ross
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #82  
Old 01-20-2012, 12:31 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 17,697
In 1995,Her Majesty The Queen attended an ecumenical service at the RC Westminster Cathedral,the first British Monarch to set foot inside an RC Church in Britain since the Reformation.The queen came at the invitation of the late Cardinal Basil Hume.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #83  
Old 01-20-2012, 05:34 PM
Iluvbertie's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Bathurst, Australia
Posts: 10,895
All the palaces do have private chapels so the Queen and other members of the family can attend services there. We don't see them all the time simply because the press don't cover them every Sunday.

I have been to the Queen's Chapel at St James' and the minister there is one of the Queen's private chaplains. I asked if members of the royal family attended the Queen's Chapel and she said rarely - but they might turn up one Sunday and not again for a couple of months.

Charles and Camilla are regularly seen at the church at Tetbury but the locals respect them and so let them get on with their worship in private.

The military bases where William and Harry are based also have chapels so it is reasonable to assume that they attend church there sometimes.
Reply With Quote
  #84  
Old 10-07-2012, 03:19 PM
Warren's Avatar
Administrator in Memoriam
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 15,474
For the record...

The Telegraph, 7 October 2012

Royal role

While Julian Ovenden was winning plaudits for his performance in the new musical Finding Neverland, the Old Etonian’s father was, quietly, celebrating a great honour from the Queen.

Canon John Ovenden, who retired as one of the monarch’s chaplains in July, has been appointed as Canon Emeritus of St George’s Chapel, Windsor.
.
__________________
Seeking information? Check out the extensive Royal A-Z
Reply With Quote
  #85  
Old 02-06-2017, 10:07 AM
Iain's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 415
[QUOTE=Diarist;1351607]

Religious practice in the UK is a bit of an odd thing anyway - as most forum members here will know, Anglicanism is the 'official state religion', with the Queen of course being the Supreme Governor of the Church of England. /QUOTE]


Anglicanism is only the "official state religion" in England, not the UK.
Reply With Quote
  #86  
Old 02-06-2017, 10:34 AM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Pittsburgh, United States
Posts: 2,509
Quote:
Originally Posted by Iluvbertie View Post
All the palaces do have private chapels so the Queen and other members of the family can attend services there. We don't see them all the time simply because the press don't cover them every Sunday.

I have been to the Queen's Chapel at St James' and the minister there is one of the Queen's private chaplains. I asked if members of the royal family attended the Queen's Chapel and she said rarely - but they might turn up one Sunday and not again for a couple of months.

Charles and Camilla are regularly seen at the church at Tetbury but the locals respect them and so let them get on with their worship in private.
.
I remember learning at school that, during the Reformation, both Luther and Calvin opposed the use of private masses as practiced by the Roman Catholic Church. I believe the reason for that was related to the Reformers' belief that the sacrament of the Eucharist (or Lord's Supper) was not valid unless the consecration of the bread and wine was done in public.

From your message, I infer though that the Queen attends private Sunday services at Windsor. Is that practice allowed then in the Church of England ?
Reply With Quote
  #87  
Old 02-06-2017, 02:43 PM
Iluvbertie's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Bathurst, Australia
Posts: 10,895
Yes. The Church of England remained more closely aligned to Roman Catholicism than either the Lutheran or Calvinistic churches.

Henry and Elizabeth broke with Rome but the liturgy and practices were definitely more attuned to the old church then the newer ones developing elsewhere.

Private chapels don't mean an individual either - private simply means limited in the number of people who can attend e.g. the private chapels in the palaces would be available for the people in the palaces to attend.

All the royal palaces have private chapels where the royal family and their loyal retainers can go but not the ordinary members of the public.

If you think about it this is also a security measure.
Reply With Quote
  #88  
Old 07-12-2017, 01:02 PM
Iain's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 415
[QUOTE=
All the royal palaces have private chapels where the royal family and their loyal retainers can go but not the ordinary members of the public..[/QUOTE]

Holyrood doesn't have a private chapel.
Reply With Quote
  #89  
Old 07-15-2017, 06:25 AM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 17,697
Quote:
Originally Posted by Iain View Post
Holyrood doesn't have a private chapel.

Pity that the historic Abbey church was left a ruin and never restored to its former glory.
__________________
1st of August 2016-Death of Queen Anne of Romania
Reply With Quote
  #90  
Old 07-16-2017, 05:34 AM
Dee Anna's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Here, Ireland
Posts: 533
Is it too late?
__________________
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken ..... Oscar Wilde
Reply With Quote
  #91  
Old 07-16-2017, 05:57 AM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: London, United Kingdom
Posts: 1,868
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mermaid1962 View Post
In many ways, I think that HM is the last of her kind; and this includes her overt Christianity. Although, I was encouraged by Kate and William's own prayer being included in their marriage ceremony.
I think that Charles is an "overt Christian" too and certainly though he might not talk about it, has a faith.. but he's intellectualy curious enough to be interested in other religions.
Reply With Quote
  #92  
Old 07-16-2017, 01:06 PM
Osipi's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: On the west side of North up from Back, United States
Posts: 8,619
I would even go further and say that not only is Charles religious when it comes to practicing his faith, he's also a very spirituality minded person. One thing he's stated a few times is that there is a lack of focus these days on a person's soul and bringing it into harmony with the world around one.
__________________
“In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.”
~~~Ralph Waldo Emerson~~~
Reply With Quote
  #93  
Old 07-18-2017, 05:55 AM
Iain's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 415
Quote:
Originally Posted by An Ard Ri View Post
Pity that the historic Abbey church was left a ruin and never restored to its former glory.

I believe there was a plan many years ago to restore it but for some reason it didn't happen. The other royal palace in Edinburgh, the one in the castle, doesn't have a chapel either although it did have an oratory during the time of the Stuart Kings. The royal palace in Falkland has a chapel but as the Queen is a Presbyterian in Scotland she wouldn't be worshipping there as it's a Catholic chapel where Mass is celebrated every Sunday.
Reply With Quote
  #94  
Old 07-18-2017, 05:59 AM
Iain's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 415
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dee Anna View Post
Is it too late?
Probably not but the bodies that are buried within the walls would have to be exhumed and reburied somewhere else.
Reply With Quote
  #95  
Old 07-18-2017, 06:20 AM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 17,697
Quote:
Originally Posted by Iain View Post
Probably not but the bodies that are buried within the walls would have to be exhumed and reburied somewhere else.
Actually the royal remains are still buried in the royal vault,the tombs however were lost.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...3576681%29.jpg
__________________
1st of August 2016-Death of Queen Anne of Romania
Reply With Quote
  #96  
Old 07-18-2017, 06:53 AM
Skippyboo's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Atlanta, United States
Posts: 3,926
Quote:
Originally Posted by Iluvbertie View Post
Yes. The Church of England remained more closely aligned to Roman Catholicism than either the Lutheran or Calvinistic churches.

Henry and Elizabeth broke with Rome but the liturgy and practices were definitely more attuned to the old church then the newer ones developing elsewhere.

Private chapels don't mean an individual either - private simply means limited in the number of people who can attend e.g. the private chapels in the palaces would be available for the people in the palaces to attend.

All the royal palaces have private chapels where the royal family and their loyal retainers can go but not the ordinary members of the public.

If you think about it this is also a security measure.


Buckingham Palace doesn't have a chapel anymore. It got bombed during WWII. They built the Queen's Gallery where the private chapel stood.
Reply With Quote
  #97  
Old 07-18-2017, 05:28 PM
Iain's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 415
Quote:
Originally Posted by An Ard Ri View Post
Actually the royal remains are still buried in the royal vault,the tombs however were lost.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...3576681%29.jpg

Yes that's correct but what I meant was the other people buried within the ruins. You actually walk over their graves as you move around.


__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
balmoral, church attendance, church of england, church of scotland, elizabeth ii, queen elizabeth ii, religion, sandringham, windsor


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Royal Bad Habits SweetHomeNC Royal Chit Chat 21 09-21-2016 06:18 PM
Religion and the Danish Royal Family Her_Majesty Royal House of Denmark 97 04-13-2016 03:00 AM




Popular Tags
albania best gown best gown september 2016 best outfit best summer outfit 2016 birthday crown princess mary crown princess mary fashion crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria hats denmark duchess of cambridge duke of cambridge fashion poll general news jewels kate king abdullah ii king abdullah in new zealand king carl gustaf and queen silvia king willem-alexander monarchy multiple births nobel gala november 2016 october 2016 picture of the week picture of the week december prince charles princessanne princess beatrice princess charlene princess mary princess mary current events princess mary daytime fashion princess mary eveningwear princess mary fashion princess mette-marit fashion and style princess sofia queen elizabeth ii queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia cocktail dresses queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia eveningwear queen letizia fashion queen mathilde queen mathilde daytime fashion queen mathilde fashion queen mathilde style queen maxima queen maxima casual wear queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania queen rania fashion september 2016 state visit state visit to denmark state visit to spain succession sweden the duchess of cambridge the duchess of cambridge casual wear the duchess of cambridge daytime fashion the duchess of cambridge fashion the duchess of cambridge hats zog


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:41 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017
Jelsoft Enterprises