a general term, normally applied to those Anglicans who stress the authority of the Church and its Bishops, and who place high value on the Sacraments.
a group in the Anglican Church that emphasizes the Catholic tradition (especially in sacraments and rituals and obedience to church authority)
Describes a church that emphasizes theological or liturgical formality; such churches may use incense and sing the service rather than speak it. See " low church."
a designation of a church emphasizing theological or liturgical formality; a church with several vested assistants and many fine utensils used in the service; a church that sings or chants its service rather than reading or speaking it; a church that celebrates the Eucharist every Sunday [though most Episcopal Churches do this now]. Such churches sometimes appear to be more "catholic".
"High Church" is a term that may now be used in speaking of viewpoints within a number of denominations of Christianity in general, but it is one which has traditionally been employed in Churches associated with the Anglican tradition in particular.