Liturgy @ VOX

Liturgy Posts from Vox Veniae

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 03.22.09

Liturgy O God, our resurrection and life, the promise of your new life in Christ is a breath of fresh air in a dry and thirsty land. We gather as your people here, working in the city to be your hands and feet. Guide our liturgy this hour. O God, who makes all things new, speak to us as a […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 03.15.09

Liturgy Thank you, God. You are so good to us. Your love is steady and does not falter, unlike our own. You are faithful and true, even when we are not. Forgive us for when we step over the line in our relationship with you and with others, hurting those we love or those we don’t. Forgive us also when […]

St Francis of Assisi

[This is part of a series on the historical stream of Reconnection] Francis grew up in a wealthy family, his father a cloth merchant, but became disillusioned with the world that was around him early in life. He had been known for drinking and enjoying the company of his many friends, who were usually the sons of nobles, but began […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 03.08.09

Liturgy O God, in this season of Lent, we trust in your power, even as it is often found in weakness; in your wisdom, even as it is expressed in seeming foolishness; in your wholeness, even as it comes to us amid brokenness. We do not ask this day for displays of strength, exercises of intellectual prowess, or manifestations of […]

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 […]

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 […]