Tag Archive: liturgical year

Maundy Thursday Responsive Prayer

Leader: And Jesus said, “The greatest love a person can have for his friends is to lay down his life for them.” People: We gather to recall the night in which Jesus was… Continue reading

Lenten Responsive Prayer

Leader: In this is love, not that we loved God but that God loved us and sent God’s Son. People: We come to worship the One who knows our pain, for he himself… Continue reading

What Wondrous Love with Triduum Verses

Maundy Thursday Verses 1. What wondrous love is this, O my soul, O my soul? What wondrous love is this, O my soul? What wondrous love is this that cause the Lord of… Continue reading

Shrove Tuesday & Our Shadowy Side

I went to church tonight and ate way too many pancakes. Of course I did. I am struck by how little pancakes on Shrove Tuesday really means to us.  It has become this thing… Continue reading

The Baptism of the Lord

from the Book of Common Prayer: Father in heaven, who at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit: Grant that… Continue reading

Moors and Mountains: An Epiphany Reflection

Old hymns are so fascinating to me. Half the time I have no idea what I’m singing. The language is antiquated and sometimes downright silly. But I love the haunting melodies of old… Continue reading

Liturgical Rhythms and Such

i’ve been thinking a lot lately about about liturgical rhythms and their purpose/function/meaning in our lives, particularly the liturgical calendar.  well, that’s kind of a result of my job facilitating our sacred space… Continue reading

Rob Bell on cynicism and Advent

from an article he wrote for relevant magazine entitled, “why we wait: how the advent season was designed to prepare our hearts for the Savior’s birth” (nov/dec 10 issue) advent, then, is a… Continue reading