Bishops and Communion

“I want to write a longer piece about those bishops who seek to keep some from the table of Christ, but for now I will say this: it is not your table (nor mine). Bishops, priests, etc. are neither the hosts nor the bouncers nor the ones who wrote the guest list. The Eucharist is …

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Advent Prayer of the Day

There is no rose of such virtue As is the rose that bear Jesu. Alleluia   – Medieval, author unknown

Advent Prayer of the Day

Let justice descend, O heavens, like dew from above, Like gentle rain, let the skies drop it down. Let the earth open and salvation bud forth.   Isaiah 45.6

Advent Prayer of the Day

May God’s breath stream within me. May God’s breath renew me. May God’s breath invigorate me. I walk with confidence into this day.

Advent Prayer of the Day

“There is no way of telling people that they are all walking around shining like the sun. There are no strangers. The gate of heaven is everywhere.”   Thomas Merton

Advent Prayer of the Day

A Celtic Blessing May God the Father bless us in all that we do this day. May Jesus, beloved Son of the Father, bless us as we go our way. May God’s Holy Spirit bless us in every thought, in every deed, in every word we say, May Blessed Mary, Mother of Jesus, bless us, …

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Advent Prayer of the Day

O God, with your judgment endow the king, and with your justice the king’s son; He shall govern your people with justice and your afflicted ones with judgment. Justice shall flower in his days, and profound peace, till the moon be no more. May he rule from sea to sea, and from the River to …

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Advent Prayer of the Day

May the wonderful grace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ be with you. May the unfathomable love of God, our heavenly Father/Mother, envelop you. May the undefeatable power of the Holy Spirit be your bulwark of strength, today and forevermore. Amen.

Prayer of the day

Lord, you are closer to me than my own breathing, nearer than my hands and feet. St Teresa of Avila

Prayer of the Day

May you become ancestors who see your children’s children. May you become known for the hospitality of your table. May God favor you with friends who respect you and troubles that neglect you. May God bless your home and all who are home to you.