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Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 04.03.11

Liturgy It is our greatest joy to offer you praise, God of all hope and power: you whispered your goodness, and the stars shimmered in adoration; you spoke your tenderness, and all creatures sang your name; you sang your love, and we were created in your image. But placed in the Garden of heavenly delights, we hungered for the unfruitful […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 03.27.11

Liturgy We come, our souls thirsting for God, our spirits longing for acceptance. We come to the One who supplies every need; we come to the One who gives us living water. We come, with prayers in our hearts, and with words too painful to speak. We come to the One who listens to our hearts, who carries our suffering […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 03.20.11

Liturgy Our Father, in this season of Lent, we remind ourselves of the sacrifice your Son made. And yet, our hearts may be heavy with sins untold and cares unshared. Our lives may be burdened with doubts unvoiced and fears unmentioned. O God, who is greater than our hearts and deeper than our minds, you are eternal and always longing […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 03.13.11

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 […]