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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Prayer of the Day

Yahweh says to Moses, Bless the Israelites.Say to them: The Holy One, Adonai, bless and keep you!God’s face shine upon you with graciousness!The Holy One, Adonai, look upon you kindly and give you peace! Numbers 6:22-26

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Prayer of an Irish Grandfather   O Mother of Mercy, I place in the protection of your holy hands my going out, my coming in, my sleeping, my waking, the sight of my eyes, the touch of my hands, the speech from my lips, and the hearing of my ears, so that in everything I …

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My soul proclaims your greatness, O my God And my spirit has rejoiced in you, my Savior For your regard has blessed me, an ordinary woman who searches From this day all generations will call me blessed For you who are mighty, you have made me great And holy is your name.

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Grant a resting place to the souls of the faithful in the arms of our ancestors, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Feed them in a fertile land and by the waters of comfort, in a paradise of joy and in that place from which the broken heart, sorrow and sighing have flown. Make them rest in …

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Be strong, fear not! Our God is coming. Our God will save us. Then the blind will see and deaf people will hear. Then will the lame leap like deer and people who have never spoken will sing.

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O Lord God, our rock and our salvation, you have brought us to the beginning of our lives, and to the beginning of this day. We give you thanks for our companions along the way who have departed this life. Help us to follow in their steps. Keep us under your protection this day, give …

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The light of God Surrounds us; The love of God Enfolds us; The presence of God Watches over us; Where ever we are God is – And all is well.

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Because, O God, we are your chosen ones, clothe us with heartfelt mercy, with kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. Help us bear with one another, and forgive whatever complaints we have against one another. Colossians 3.12-13