Readings for the Week ~ April 14

Jn 20:19-31 • Acts 3:12-26 • Ps 111 • Is 26:2-9, 19 “Almighty and everlasting God, who in the Paschal mystery established the new covenant of reconciliation: Grant that all who have been reborn into the fellowship of Christ’s Body may show forth in their lives what they profess by their faith; through Jesus Christ…

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Readings for Easter Week ~ 2012

Psalm 114 • Romans 6:3-11 • Matthew 28:1-10 “O God, who made this most holy night to shine with the glory of the Lord’s resurrection: Stir up in your Church that Spirit of adoption which you have given us in Holy Baptism, that we, being renewed both in body and mind, may worship you in…

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Readings for March 24, 2012

Psalm 51 • Jer 31:31-34 • Heb 5:1-10 • John 12:20-33 Almighty and everliving God, in your tender love for the human race you sent your Son our Savior Jesus Christ to take upon him our nature, and to suffer death upon the cross, giving us the example of his great humility: Mercifully grant that…

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Readings for the Week ~ March 17

Psalm 122 • 2 Chronicles 36:14-23 • Eph 2:4-10 • John 6:4-15 This Saturday marks the Feast of St. Patrick. Patrick is credited with being one of the first missionary bishops and is largely responsible for bringing the Gospel to Ireland. Patrick is an icon of Christian service emphasizing the incarnation of Christ and the…

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Readings for the Week of March 10

Psalm 97 • Exodus 20:1-17 • Romans 7:13-25 • John 2:13-22 As we continue our journey through Lent we are confronted with failure. Repentance is an acknowledgment, usually after the fact but possibly before, that we have failed. We failed to live up to a standard set for us or by us. We failed to…

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Readings for the Week of March 3

Psalm 16 • Genesis 22:1-14 • Romans 8:31-38 • Mark 8:31-38 “O God, whose glory it is always to have mercy: Be gracious to all who have gone astray from your ways, and bring them again with penitent hearts and steadfast faith to embrace and hold fast the unchangeable truth of your Word, Jesus Christ…

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Readings for the Beginning of Lent

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten season. I encourage you to join us this Wednesday, Feb 22, at 7 PM for a service of prayer, repentance and the imposition of ashes. Some Christians call the season of Lent “The Bright Sadness”. While it is a season of repentance, reflection and mourning it is…

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Readings for the Week of February 18

Psalm 27 • 1 Kings 19:9-18 • 2 Peter 1:16-21 • Mark 9:2-9 Each of our readings this week have a reference to a “mountain top” experience. From being set “high upon a rock” while God protects the psalmist, to the earth-shattering experience of Elijah that reveals God’s voice heard not in the loudness but…

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