New/Current Resources

  • De Trinitate: The STS Newsletter, current issue: Lent 2016 pdf

  • Tri-Fold STS Brochure, updated March 2016 (pdf)

  • Society Dues Form for 2016-17 (pdf)

  • Society Dues Letter for 2015-16

  • The Rule of the Society

  • Resource Archive

    The STS Rule
    in several formats

    Daily Prayer Resources

    Newsletter Archive

    Pastoral Letters and Addresses

    Sermons

    Teaching Addresses

    Retreats

    Other STS Resources


    Pastoral Letters, Statements
        and Addresses

  • Guidance on the Wearing of Clerical Attire and Vestments by Members of the STS: A Pastoral Statement (January 2013) pdf

  • Implementing Chapter VIII of The Rule – Address by Pr. Frank C. Senn, STS Senior to 2010 General Chapter

  • The STS: Its Gift and Spirit: A Pastoral Statement on the Society's Charism (February 2010)

  • The Doctrine of Justification: from Works to Faith – Address by Pope Benedict XVI during the Year of St. Paul, November 2008

  • Pastoral Guidance Concerning the Language of Worship – Received by the 2008 General Chapter

  • Pastoral Guidance Concerning Same-Sex Unions – Received by the 2008 General Chapter

  • Conception—Gestation—Birth: The Urgeschichte of the Society of the Holy Trinity – 10th Anniversary Banquet Address by Pr. Richard Niebanck, STS, to 2007 General Retreat

  • The Inescapable Choice – a reflection by Pr. Richard Niebanck, STS, June 2006

  • Reasons to Avoid Schism – Address by Pr. Frank Senn, STS Vicar, to STS Council, Jan. 2003

  • Concerning Homo-Genital Love & Same Sex "Unions" – Pastoral Letter by Pr. Phillip Max Johnson, STS Senior, July 2000 (pdf)
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    Teaching Addresses
        and Papers

  • Teaching Authority among the Lutherans – Teaching Address by Dr. Charles Cortright to 2011 General Retreat

  • God Is Our Father / The Church Is Our Mother – Teaching Address by Dr. Carl Braaten to 2010 General Retreat

  • Lutheran Church Structures – Teaching Address by Pr. Richard Johnson, STS to 2010 General Retreat

  • The Pastor as In Persona Christi – Teaching Address by Pr. Rodney L. Eberhardt, STS to 2009 General Retreat

  • Breaking Down the Chancel Rails – Teaching Address by Dr. Paul Lehninger to 2008 General Retreat

  • Confession and Communion in the Visitation of the Sick – Teaching Address by Pr. Philip Pfatteicher to 2008 General Retreat

  • The Office of the Keys and Confession and its Relationship to the Brief Order of Confession and Forgiveness – Teaching Address by Pr. Eugen Lehrke, STS, to 2008 General Retreat
  • Response by Pr. Rodney L. Ronneberg, STS

  • Doing Ministry between Law & Gospel – Teaching Address by Pr. Larry Vogel, STS, to 2006 General Retreat

  • The Nicene Notes of the Church and the Fullness of Ministry – Paper by Pr. Frank Senn, STS Vicar, to the Colloquium on Ministry sponsored by the Society and Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Fort Wayne, Nov. 2004
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    Daily Office Resources

  • For All the Saints: The Divine Office, recommended for private use.

  • The Daily Prayer of the Church: The Divine Office, recommended for corporate use.
  • Errata sheet by Dr. Philip Pfatteicher for The Daily Prayer of the Church (pdf)
  • Brief Lessons
        for STS Little Office

  • Brief Lessons for Advent 2014—Pentecost Day 2015 (pdf)

  • Brief Lessons for Pentecost 2012 (pdf)

  • Brief Lessons for Advent 2011—Pentecost Day 2012 (pdf)

  • Brief Lessons for Advent 2010—Pentecost Day 2011 (pdf)

  • Brief Lessons for Pentecost 2010 (pdf)

  • Brief Lessons for Advent 2009—Pentecost Day 2010 (pdf)

  • Brief Lessons for Advent 2008—Pentecost Day 2009 (pdf)

  • Brief Lessons for Pentecost 2007 (pdf)

  • Brief Lessons for Advent 2006—Holy Trinity 2007 (pdf)

  • Brief Lessons for Pentecost 2006 (pdf)

  • Brief Lessons for Advent 2005—Holy Trinity 2006 (pdf)

  • Brief Lessons for Pentecost 2005 (pdf)

  • Brief Lessons for Advent 2004—Holy Trinity 2005 (pdf)
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    The Rule of the Society

  • in html format for reading online

  • in (pdf) format for printing

  • in (pdf) format for printing in booklet form
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    Other STS Resources

  • Liturgical Practice and Custom within the Society of the Holy Trinity, October 2011 (pdf)

  • Tri-Fold STS Brochure (pdf)

  • Founding Statement of the Society of the Holy Trinity, Sept. 1996

  • The STS: Its Gift and Spirit: A Pastoral Statement on the Society's Charism

  • Pastoral Guidance Concerning the Language of Worship – Received by the 2008 General Chapter

  • Pastoral Guidance Concerning Same-Sex Unions – Received by the 2008 General Chapter

  • Chaplain's Manual for Chapter Retreats of the Society of the Holy Trinity (pdf)

  • Recovery of a Parish Practice of Individual Confession and Absolution: a manual (pdf)

  • CD Recording of Society Hymn Festival on The Marks of the Church from 2007 General Retreat

  • Festival of the Holy Trinity 2010 Bulletin Insert (pdf)

  • Interview with Senior Frank Senn's describing the Society, Confessio Augustana, Jan. 2005

  • Guidelines for an Ecclesiastical Ballot (pdf)

  • Society Dues Letter for 2015-16

  • Society Dues Form for 2016-17 (pdf)

  • Bylaws of the Society

  • Seal of the Society of the Holy Trinity black background gif

  • Seal of the Society of the Holy Trinity clear background gif

  • Rublev Icon of the Holy Trinity gif

  • The 9.5 Theses, from the Society's pre-history, March 1995
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    De Trinitate:
        The STS Newsletter

  • Vol. 19, No. 1: Lent 2016 pdf

  • Vol. 18, No. 3: The End of the Church Year 2015 pdf

  • Vol. 18, No. 2: After Pentecost 2015 pdf

  • Vol. 18, No. 1: Lent 2015 pdf

  • Vol. 17, No. 4: Conclusion of Ordinary Time 2014 pdf

  • Vol. 17, No. 3: Ordinary Time 2014 pdf

  • Vol. 17, No. 2: Easter 2014 pdf

  • Vol. 17, No. 1: After Epiphany 2014 pdf

  • Vol. 16, No. 4: After Pentecost 2013 pdf

  • Vol. 16, No. 3: After Pentecost 2013 pdf

  • Vol. 16, No. 2: Easter 2013 pdf

  • Vol. 16, No. 1: Lent 2013 pdf

  • Vol. 15, No. 4: After Pentecost 2012 pdf

  • Vol. 15, No. 3: After Pentecost 2012 pdf

  • Vol. 15, No. 2: Easter 2012 pdf

  • Vol. 15, No. 1: Lent 2012 pdf

  • Vol. 14, No. 4: Advent 2011 pdf

  • Vol. 14, No. 3: After Pentecost 2011 pdf

  • Vol. 14, No. 2: Easter 2011 pdf

  • Vol. 14, No. 1: Lent 2011 pdf

  • Vol. 13, No. 4: Christ the King 2010

  • Vol. 13, No. 3: After Pentecost 2010

  • Vol. 13, No. 2: Easter 2010

  • Vol. 13, No. 1: Lent 2010

  • Vol. 12, No. 4: After Pentecost 2009

  • Vol. 12, No. 3: After Pentecost 2009

  • Vol. 12, No. 2: Pentecost 2009

  • Vol. 12, No. 1: Lent 2009

  • Vol. 11, No. 4: Advent 2008

  • Vol. 11, No. 3: After Pentecost 2008

  • Vol. 11, No. 2: After Pentecost 2008

  • Vol. 11, No. 1: Lent 2008

  • Vol. 10, No. 4: Advent 2007

  • Vol. 10, No. 3: After Pentecost 2007

  • Vol. 10, No. 2: After Pentecost 2007

  • Vol. 10, No. 1: Lent 2007

  • Vol. 9, No. 4: After Pentecost 2006

  • Vol. 9, No. 3: After Pentecost 2006

  • Vol. 9, No. 2: Easter 2006

  • Vol. 9, No. 1: After the Epiphany 2006

  • Vol. 8, No. 4: After Pentecost 2005

  • Vol. 8, No. 3: After Pentecost 2005

  • Vol. 8, No. 2: Pentecost 2005

  • Vol. 8, No. 1: Lent 2005

  • Vol. 7, No. 4: After Pentecost 2004

  • Vol. 7, No. 3: After Pentecost 2004

  • Vol. 7, No. 2: Easter 2004

  • Vol. 7, No. 1: After the Epiphany 2004

  • Vol. 6, No. 4: Kingdomtide 2003

  • Vol. 6, No. 3: After Pentecost 2003

  • Vol. 6, No. 2: Easter 2003

  • Vol. 6, No. 1: After the Epiphany 2003

  • Vol. 5, No. 4: After Pentecost 2002

  • Vol. 5, No. 3: After Pentecost 2002

  • Vol. 5, No. 2: Pentecost 2002

  • Vol. 5, No. 1: Lent 2002

  • Vol. 4, No. 3: After Pentecost 2001

  • Vol. 4, No. 2: After Pentecost 2001 pdf

  • Vol. 4, No. 1: Ascension 2001

  • Vol. 3, No. 2: Pentecost 2000 pdf

  • Vol. 2, No. 1: Pentecost 1999 pdf

  • Vol. 1, No. 2: Pentecost 1998 pdf

  • Vol. 1, No. 1: Advent 1997
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    Sermons

  • 2011 General Retreat Sermons by STS Pastors Janice Campbell, Keith Forni, Andrew Jagow, and Senior Frank Senn

  • 2010 General Retreat Sermons by STS Pastors Brett Jenkins, Paula Murray, Carl Roemer, David Wendel, and Senior Frank Senn

  • 2009 General Retreat Sermons by STS Pastors Timothy Hubert, Richard Johnson, Vicar Carl Voges, and Senior Frank Senn

  • 2008 General Retreat Sermons by STS Pastors Bradley Everett, Thelma Megill-Cobbler, W. Stevens Shipman, and Senior Frank Senn

  • Vigil of Pentecost Sermon to Sangre de Cristo Chapter Retreat, May 8, 2008, by Pr. David Wendel, STS

  • 2007 General Retreat Sermons by STS Pastors Patrick Rooney, Erma Wolf, and Senior Frank Senn

  • Sermon to 2007 STS Council Retreat by Pr. Paddy Rooney, STS

  • 2006 General Retreat Sermons by STS Pastors Ronald Bagnall, Pari Bailey, Karl Johnsen, and Senior Frank Senn

  • Funeral Sermon for Phil May, STS, by Pr. Paul Bagylos, STS, Dec. 2005

  • Senior's Opening Sermon to 2005 General Retreat by Pr. Frank Senn, STS (pdf)

  • Sermon to January 2004 STS Council Retreat by Pr. Richard Johnson, STS (pdf)

  • Sermon to 2002 General Retreat by Pr. Beth Schlegel, STS
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    Society Retreats

  • Current Chapter Retreats: Dates, Places, Contacts

  • 2014 General Retreat: information, registration

  • 2013 General Retreat: Sermons, Addresses, Photos, etc.

  • 2012 General Retreat: Sermons, Addresses, Photos, etc.

  • 2011 General Retreat: Sermons, Addresses, Photos, etc.

  • 2010 General Retreat: Sermons, Addresses, Photos, etc.

  • 2009 General Retreat: Sermons, Addresses, Photos, etc.

  • 2008 General Retreat: Sermons, Addresses, Photos, etc.

  • 2007 General Retreat: Sermons, Addresses, Photos, etc.

  • 2006 General Retreat: Sermons, Addresses, Photos, etc.

  • 2005 General Retreat: Photos
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