Stories tagged:
benediction

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 8.29.10

Liturgy We call you Father, First Person of the Trinity, Creator, Holy God, Abba. Your name is a mystery. We call you Jesus, Embodiment of the Kingdom, Wise One, Teacher, Friend. Your name is a mystery, and must remain a mystery. We call you Holy Spirit, Breath of all life, Sovereign Guide, Mighty Fire, Everlasting. Your name is a mystery, […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 8.22.10

Liturgy God of all, You call us together from north, south, east, and west; from places of joy and sorrow; young and old alike: sinners who desperately need your grace. As your Holy Spirit gathers us together, unites us as a community, and gives us strength, we humbly set this time apart from anything normal, routine, or worldly. We dedicate […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 8.15.10

Liturgy Almighty God, we thank you for your past blessings. Today we offer ourselves – whatever we do, say, or think – to your loving care. We make this morning offering in union with the divine intentions of Jesus Christ who offered himself up on a cross that we may have life and live it to the fullest. Continue to […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 8.8.10

Liturgy Holy are you, God of infinite imagination, and blessed is Jesus Christ, your Son, our Hope, our Lord and Savior. He should have been clothed in royal robes of purple and gold, but put on the uniform of a condemned prisoner, so we could be clothed in your grace. He should have been given every honor the world has, […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 8.1.10

Liturgy Lord, you made all things, and you made us in your image, and saw that it was good. We thank you for your work of creation, for the beauty we enjoy, for human skill and artistry. We thank you for community, friendship and love, for family and marriage, for the privilege of parenthood. And above all we thank you […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 7.25.10

God of our past and our present, God of our future, yet to be and awaited, God of our years, our days, and even of this moment: Our lives are deeply rooted in miracles before us, Our faith is richly set in courage running thick, Our vocation is shaped by all those who have risked for your purposes. And now, in […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 7.18.10

Liturgy Gracious God, make each of us an instrument of your grace. Weave us into a community showing forth your power and tenderness. Bless us and our differences, to courageously stand together when times prove difficult. We call on you today to gather us in your love. Lead us to better know you and glorify you on each step of […]