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Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 04.17.11

Liturgy Today is the Palm Sunday – the day we remember what’s called Jesus’ “Triumphal Entry” into Jerusalem. When Jesus came into the city, about a week before he died, the whole city came out, waving palm branches and hailing him as their King. A week later, they would call for his death as a criminal. We can celebrate this […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 04.10.11

Liturgy Grace is who you are, God of every heart, and blessed is your Son, Jesus Christ, our Brother, our Redeemer, our Hope. Weeping over the brokenness of your dreams for us, he came to make us whole. Weeping over the pain we cause, he came to heal us. Weeping over Jerusalem, he came to bring forth the new kingdom […]

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 […]