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Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 12.05.10

Liturgy Emmanuel, God with us, Savior to captives and prisoners everywhere, at the celebration of your birth be with each lonely soul exiled behind bars. Emmanuel, God with us, Savior to leaders and rulers everywhere, at the celebration of your birth protect those with power from temptations of tyranny and exploitation. Emmanuel, God with us, Savior to families and friends […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 11.28.10

Liturgy In this Advent season, we give you thanks, our Father in heaven, and we praise you through our Lord Jesus Christ. You promised him as our Savior to a humanity gone astray. His truth is a light for those who seek, his power gives strength to the weak, his holiness brings forgiveness to sinners. For he is the Savior […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 11.21.10

Liturgy Lord Jesus Christ, who teaches us to love our enemies, and those who defame and injure us, and to pray for them and forgive them; Who also prayed for your enemies, who crucified you: grant us, we pray, the spirit of reconciliation and meekness, that we may heartily forgive every injury and be reconciled with our enemies. Grant us […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 11.14.10

Liturgy O God of peace and love, Companion in solitude, Protector in exile, You inhabit the shadows of our communities. Show us the way to stand against injustice, to protect and nurture life, to live nonviolently. Help us to embrace simplicity, to be mindful of the value of all things, to care tenderly for others. Teach us to conserve and […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 11.07.10

Liturgy Father of light, in you is found no shadow of change but only the fullness of life and limitless truth. Open our hearts to the voice of your Word and free us from the original darkness that shadows our vision. Restore our sight that we may look upon your Son who calls us to repentance and a change of […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 10.31.10

Liturgy We believe that God the Father, Good Creator and giver of life, Calls us to love all creation And care for it as respectful stewards, To do justice, to love mercy, And to walk humbly with God. We believe that Jesus Christ, Sent from God to save and lead us, Teaches us to love God with heart, soul, mind, […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 10.24.10

Liturgy Lord Jesus Christ, pierce our souls with your love that we may always long for you. You, the bread of angels and the fulfillment of the soul’s deepest desires. May our hearts always hunger and feed on what you provide, so that our souls may be filled with sweetness in your presence. May our souls thirst for you, the […]