Formation @ VOX

Formation Posts from Vox Veniae

The Risk of Birth

This is no time for a child to be born, With the earth betrayed by war & hate And a comet slashing the sky to warn That time runs out & the sun burns late. That was no time for a child to be born, In a land in the crushing grip of Rome; Honour & truth were trampled by […]

Into The Darkest Hour

  It was a time like this, War & tumult of war, a horror in the air. Hungry yawned the abyss- and yet there came the star and the child most wonderfully there. It was time like this of fear & lust for power, license & greed and blight- and yet the Prince of bliss came into the darkest hour […]

Work of the People

Liturgy means work of the people.  Vox gathers weekly for our liturgy, to share in the work of our people. Several weeks ago, my friend in Seattle tweeted, “The problem with the modern Church is that we have too many people pretending they are guests when they need to be hosts.”  In reading this, I wondered if Vox’s liturgy is […]

All Saints Day

For all the saints Whom no one thought to name No litany of bliss For their praise proclaims For the homely saints No halo aglow Favored by the Lord But to us so so For the ruined saints Who craved no boardroom glee But offered their arms And gave without fee For the tattered saints Who found no rest at […]

Engaging Scripture

For many, reading the Bible can be intimidating and confusing.  It was written over centuries by dozens of authors covering multiple genres.  Since William Tyndale gave his life to translate the Bible to the masses, we should take advantage of having access to a timeless text.  Two books that might be helpful with regard to this subject are Eat This Book by Eugene Petersen […]

Sunday Midweek Group

For those of you who are unable to plug into a Midweek Group during the week or are still waiting for a group, join us on Sunday mornings before liturgy to participate in a Sunday Midweek Group. We will be spending the morning reflecting on Scripture through Lectio and praying for the needs of those in our community and around […]

Sunday Prayer

Join us on Sunday mornings before liturgy to participate in prayer for Vox, our neighborhood, our city and world. We will be spending the morning to contemplate and meditate in order to listen to God and to pray for the needs of those around. We will be meeting for the first time this Sunday (Sept 16) at 10am in the […]