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This is an ecumenical website of resources and reflections on liturgy, spirituality, and worship for individuals and communities. It is run by Rev. Bosco Peters.

Category Archives: lectionary

Book of Prayers in Common 2013

Book of Prayers in Common

I am absolutely delighted to launch the first edition of my Book of Prayers in Common. If you are a regular at this Liturgy website you will have seen this being developed step by step. If you are one of the people who has helped with that preparation of this book – thank you. YouContinue Reading


daily devotion

Daily Devotion

My good e-friend John van de Laar has recently added Daily Worship to his wonderful website Sacredise. His reflections are based around the reading system in the 2005 resource from the Consultation on Common Texts (CCT). That organisation, in 1992, produced the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL), a revision of the 1983 (Common Lectionary) which wasContinue Reading


is the lectionary obligatory?

I was recently at a gathering with a wide spectrum of clergy and laity from throughout New Zealand and a discussion developed whether or not the Lectionary is obligatory.Continue Reading


online lectionary resources

Although, unfortunately, the title of the website suffers from clericalism (as if only clergy would find use in a quality lectionary resource), the Biblia Clerus website is clearly a wonderful resource. You can search a Biblical text and its commentary to locate specific references to Sacred Scripture made by Doctors of the Church and churchContinue Reading


New Sunday preaching resource

I want to enthusiastically recommend a relatively new preaching resource to you: This has a wonderful collection of podcasts that is being updated each week. Click here for the podcast for this coming Sunday (February 13). The Rev. Dr. Howard Pilgrim is a colleague and friend. He has had a lifelong passion for biblicalContinue Reading


Transfiguration – Hiroshima – Peace


On this day in 1945, someone climbed not a holy mountain, but into the cockpit of a plane – a machine of war. There had been a lull of a week in the fighting between America and Japan. The Americans had a new secret weapon and they wanted to use it with the maximum psychologicalContinue Reading


NZ Lectionary online

I have not previously put a link from this site to this year’s online lectionary from the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. Click here to download a PDF of this year’s lectionary (4 MB)Continue Reading