The Brotherhood of Saint Gregory is a Christian Community of The Episcopal Church, its Communion Partners, and the worldwide Anglican Communion, whose members follow a common rule and serve the church on parochial, diocesan, and national levels. Members — clergy and lay, without regard to marital status — live individually, in small groups, or with their families. They support themselves and the community through their secular or church-related work, making use of their God-given talents in the world while not being of the world. The trust that all labor and life can be sanctified is summed up in the community’s motto: Soli Deo Gloria, To God Alone the Glory.
Flexibility is crucial in the ministry of the Brotherhood.
Each member is encouraged to develop his gifts and talents under the
guidance of the Holy Spirit and the care and direction of the community.
Brothers work in parishes as liturgists, musicians, librarians, artists,
visitors to the poor and the sick, administrators, sextons, teachers, guild
members, and clergy. On diocesan and national levels, brothers serve in a
number of administrative and pastoral capacities. Many of those in secular
employment continue the servant theme, and work as teachers, nurses and
administrators. The aim is always to follow Saint Gregory the Great as
“servants of the servants of God” — whether in church or
by Tobias Stanislas Haller, BSG
Combines a Symphonic Poem (#1) Br. Tobias composed in 1982 with images from the Way of the Cross that he wrote last year for his parish. The musical portion is based on some of the traditional Passion music, including a closing chorale the looks beyond the Way of the Cross to Easter...