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Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 07.22.12

Liturgy It is truly right always and everywhere to praise you, Lord God our Father, Lover of all. Your wind swept the waters when our world began, and you spoke the Word that was always your Word. Through him all things came to be, and his life lightened every life with the light, darkness could not swallow. And when sin’s […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 07.15.12

Liturgy This is what we have come to know, this is what we have heard: the Eternal is an everlasting God, Creator of heaven and earth, who does not grow weary or faint; whose wisdom is unsearchable, giving energy to the meek and strength to those who have none. Even youths shall faint and grow weary, young athletes shall fall […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 07.08.12

Liturgy Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world, who destined us for adoption as his children through Jesus Christ, who has forgiven our sins according to the riches of his grace, and has made known to us the mystery of his will. This is our […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 07.01.12

Liturgy Every generation has found its home in you, God our provider, and we discover that every moment spent in your holy presence lasts beyond all imaginable time. You watch over us in the night, protecting and leading, encouraging us to trust and to take courage in following your Son’s teachings. Full of wisdom, Creator of grace, you humbled yourself […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 06.24.12

Liturgy O God, 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 miracles. We come only to […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 06.17.12

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 06.10.12

Liturgy The Word you spoke, and keep speaking, O God, is the life, the sustenance, of all that is – seen and unseen. The Life you gave, and keep giving, O Christ, is the recreation, the renewed birth of every broken, wounded and sinful creature. The breath you breathed, and keep breathing, O Spirit, is the inspiration for creativity, compassion […]