Readings for the Week ~ June 2

Psalm 29 • Isaiah 6:1-8 • Romans 8:12-17 • John 3:1-17 This week we celebrate the Trinity. This is one of the deepest mysteries of the Christian faith. As you read the Scriptures for this week I encourage you to search for glimpses of the Trinity in each one. It must be acknowledged that the…

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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 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 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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Readings for the Week of February 11

Psalm 42 • 2 Kings 5:1-15 • I Corinthians 9:24-27 • Mark 1:40-45 “Almighty and eternal Father, a new day dawned when your only-begotten Son came among us. Grant that we who share in his human nature may also share in the kingdom of his glory. We ask this through the same Jesus Christ, your…

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Readings for January 28, 2012

Psalm 111 • Deuteronomy 18:15-20 • I Cor 8:1-13 • Mark 1:21-28 “Almighty and everlasting God, you govern all things both in heaven and on earth:  Mercifully hear the supplications of your people, and in our time grant us your peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy…

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