Liturgy @ VOX

Liturgy Posts from Vox Veniae

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 03.01.09

Liturgy O God, our resurrection & life,      the promise of your new life in Christ      is like a breath of fresh air in a dry & thirsty land. We have gathered as believers,      and as those who are honestly seeking the truth.      Guide our worship this hour. O God who makes all things new,      speak to us as whole people […]

Lent: Sacrifice

March 1 to April 12, 2009 Sacrifice. We live in a culture that prefers convenience over sacrifice. What does it mean to sacrifice? What does it look like to give up something because you love someone? What did it feel like for God to sacrifice His son in order to redeem the world? How can we sacrifice our lives to […]

Meister Eckhart

[This is part of a series on the historical stream of Reconnection] Eckhart von Hochheim, also known as Meister Eckhart was born in approximately the year 1260 and died in 1328. He is said to have been born in the village of Tambach in the Germanic region of Thuringia. They called him Meister because of the degree he received in […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 02.22.09

Liturgy Lord God, in a world where truth seems so relative,      your Word is a solid foundation; where love is but a flickering, momentary flame,      your passion is a constant ember; where power is widely abused,      your quiet strength works for justice; where law is enforced from the outside in,      your rule is from the inside out; where peace is […]

Ignatius of Loyola

[This is part of a series on the historical stream of Reconnection] “The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. As a young child, discipline was a naughty word to me. It was synonymous with early bedtimes, homework, and refraining from too many sweets. […]

Teresa of Avila

[This is part of a series on the historical stream of Reconnection] Saint Teresa of Avila, born in 1515 as Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada in Gotarrendura, Spain, is a popular figure in modern examinations of Christian mysticism. She has become a kind of pop icon representing Christian funkiness from back in the day, you know, before Christianity got so […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 02.15.09

Liturgy Gentle, yet powerful. Lowly, yet almighty. Shepherd, yet King. In your gentleness, guide us. In your power, strengthen us. In your lowliness, strip from us our selfish pride which only destroys us. In your greatness, lift us up that we might aspire to greater things. As a shepherd, call us to be your servants. As a King, call us […]