Liturgy @ VOX

Liturgy Posts from Vox Veniae

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 04.12.09

Liturgy Christ Jesus, you hung upon a cross and died for us so that we might live for you Your body broken and your blood shed so that we might be healed and made whole You were faithful unto death so that we might be faithful unto life Your last command was that we might love one another, One family […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 04.05.09

Liturgy May this Lenten season be for us A time of learning to look, A time of learning to recognize the complex roots of injustice, To recognize the Gethsemanes in our community. May Lent be for us A time of learning to become an Easter people, A time of learning to recognize the deep roots of compassion, To recognize we […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 03.29.09

Liturgy Let us pray that by growing in love this Lenten season we may bring the peace of Christ to our world. God our Father, your Word, Jesus Christ, spoke peace to a sinful world and brought mankind the gift of reconciliation by the suffering and death he endured. Teach us, the people who bear his name, to follow the […]

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 […]