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Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 8.15.10

Liturgy Almighty God, we thank you for your past blessings. Today we offer ourselves – whatever we do, say, or think – to your loving care. We make this morning offering in union with the divine intentions of Jesus Christ who offered himself up on a cross that we may have life and live it to the fullest. Continue to […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 8.8.10

Liturgy Holy are you, God of infinite imagination, and blessed is Jesus Christ, your Son, our Hope, our Lord and Savior. He should have been clothed in royal robes of purple and gold, but put on the uniform of a condemned prisoner, so we could be clothed in your grace. He should have been given every honor the world has, […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 8.1.10

Liturgy Lord, you made all things, and you made us in your image, and saw that it was good. We thank you for your work of creation, for the beauty we enjoy, for human skill and artistry. We thank you for community, friendship and love, for family and marriage, for the privilege of parenthood. And above all we thank you […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 7.25.10

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 now, in […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 7.18.10

Liturgy Gracious God, make each of us an instrument of your grace. Weave us into a community showing forth your power and tenderness. Bless us and our differences, to courageously stand together when times prove difficult. We call on you today to gather us in your love. Lead us to better know you and glorify you on each step of […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 7.11.10

Liturgy Open my lips, O Lord, and my mouth shall proclaim your praise. Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from your presence and take not your Holy Spirit from me. Give me the joy of your saving help again and sustain me with your bountiful Spirit. Glory […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 7.4.10

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 […]