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Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 04.29.12

Liturgy Mighty God, in whom we know the power of redemption, you stand among us in the shadows of our time. As we move through every sorrow and trial of this life, uphold us with knowledge of the final morning when, in the glorious presence of your risen Son, we will share in his resurrection, redeemed and restored to the […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 04.15.12

Liturgy Love has its source in you, Creator God. It flows from you like an ocean into a world as unyielding as any shoreline cliff. And like the ocean which batters, erodes and wears away even the hardest stone, your love persists, finds cracks and inlets in hardened hearts and flows inside and works a miracle. Who would think that […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 04.08.12

Liturgy This is the day, when tears are wiped away; shattered hearts are mended and fears are replaced with joy. This is the day our Lord rolls away the stone of fear, throws off death’s clothes and goes ahead of us into God’s future. This is the day the Lord has made: death has no fear over us; sin has […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 04.01.12

Liturgy The King is coming. Our God arrives, clothed in frail human flesh, riding a meek donkey’s foal. Yet, this is not the first time you have come to us, O God. The history of human affairs is the history of your arrival among us, As Creator, Purpose-Giver, Liberator, Prophet’s voice and Priest’s desire. The story of each of our […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 03.18.12

Liturgy O God of our hearts, You yearn to be so close to us that we can know you in every breath, in every hope, in every relationship. Meet us this week and teach us to recognize the covenant of justice, peace and love you have written on our hearts. May your desires become our desires, your work become our […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 03.11.12

Liturgy Come, O God, come near. For we who were one time far off, are drawn close by the sacrifice of your Son, Jesus Christ. He is our peace, who has made us one and has broken down the wall between us. We come to you, no longer as strangers or foreigners, but as fellow citizens with the saints and […]

Time Change: Spring Forward

This Sunday (March 11) is the beginning of Daylight Savings Time. Yep, that means we lose an hour. So set your clocks an hour earlier this Saturday night and make sure you wake up earlier than normal so you can make it to liturgy before it’s over. [Photo by ana cabaleiro¬†@ Flickr]