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Liturgy Posts from Vox Veniae

The Rhythm of Ordinary Life

May 31 to Aug 16, 2009 During the summer, the rhythm of the Lectionary focuses on these weeks called ordinary weeks. In the busyness of western life we need these weeks to enjoy life, enjoy God, enjoy community, and rest. And this rhythm of life is built into the church calendar. What does it look like to be faithful and […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 05.24.09

Liturgy Father in heaven, make your love the foundation of our lives. May our love for you express itself in eagerness to do good for others. Through the intercession of Jesus Christ, your Son, by his example, give us courage. By his teachings, make us wise, so that we, like him, may burn with compassion and mercy, living humbly and […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 05.17.09

Liturgy Father, we pray for courage as we begin this week, for we understand there is work to be done, burdens to be carried, feelings to be shared and joys to be celebrated. Grant us the courage to be silent that we may hear your voice; to persevere, that we may share in your victories; and to remember, so that […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 05.10.09

Liturgy Our God, give us courage, for perhaps we lack it more than anything else. We need courage before men against their threats and against their seductions. We need courage to bear unkindness, mockery, contradiction. We need courage to fight against ourselves, against terrors and troubles, temptations, attractions, darkness and false lights, against tears, depression, and above all fear. We […]

Baptism Profile: Derrick Lin

Name: Derrick Lin Hometown: Port Lavaca, TX Job: Student Background of faith: Non-Christian I was born in Port Lavaca TX, and ever since I could remember, I was taken to church by a family friend. Each Sunday I would wake up, dress up, and then rush out to catch a ride to church. However, at that time church was just […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 05.03.09

Liturgy God, we pray. Empower us to be bold participants, rather than timid followers in waiting; to exercise authority of honesty, rather than to defer to power or deceive to get it; to influence someone for justice, rather than impress anyone for gain; and by grace, help us find the treasures of joy, friendship, and peace hidden in the fields […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 04.26.09

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, […]