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Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 06.05.11

Liturgy 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 […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 05.29.11

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 […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 05.22.11

Liturgy Loving God, let there be: A way of walking that harms not the earth, A way of having that leaves plenty for others, A time for tears that dissolves grief, A time for kindness that heals many wounds, A path of peacemaking that settles strife, A path of justice-seeking that creates hope. Loving God, let there be: A season […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 05.15.11

Liturgy We believe in God whose goodness Is more than enough for all: Filling the universe with gifts of love And resounding through our lives in praise, We will take hold of all that God gives With reverence and joy. We will make God known in the breaking of bread, We will share the life-giving wine, So that all may […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 05.08.11

Liturgy Christ is risen: The world below lies desolate Christ is risen: The spirits of evil are fallen Christ is risen: The angels of God are rejoicing Christ is risen indeed from the dead, the first of the sleepers, Glory and power are his forever and ever. In God’s greatest sacrifice, we are given a new birth and inheritance through […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 05.01.11

Liturgy Redeeming God, we journey in hope: daring to believe in impossible things; seeing your imprint on our lives and in our world; knowing that you break through in unexpected ways, even in confusion and despair: in the love of friends and strangers; in the beauty of creation and in the laughter of our neighbors, where we catch a glimpse […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 04.24.11

Liturgy Today symbolizes the new beginning of hope. The new beginning for our children, our family, our friends, our neighbors. Today is the new beginning for us all and for our world. No longer can we remain silent; we will stand alongside our sisters and brothers and proclaim Christ’s call to us. We will not cling to what is known, […]