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Resources for the Reign of Christ

Resources for the Reign of Christ

The Reign of Christ On Sunday 26 November, Roman Catholics and Anglicans/Episcopalians again share a common collect. Here is my Book of Prayers in Common. My rendering for this coming Sunday is: Let us pray (in silence) [that the reign of Christ may live in our hearts and come to our world] Pause Almighty ever-living… Continue Reading

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Resources for 32nd Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 32nd Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [to live in the freedom God gives us] Pause Almighty and most tender-hearted God, [or Compassionate God] through your inexhaustible goodness, keep us from all that may hurt us, so that, ready in both mind and body, we may, with free hearts, pursue your purpose; through Jesus Christ who is… Continue Reading

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New Missal Translation?

New Missal Translation?

I’m grateful to regular commenter here, Deacon Chris Sullivan, who pointed to the statement from the New Zealand [Roman Catholic] bishops welcoming Pope Francis’ edict on translations of liturgical texts. For those not (fully) up to speed on this, let’s just recap: Liturgiam authenticam was promulgated by the Vatican in 2001. It had a very… Continue Reading

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Resources for 31st Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 31st Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that God’s love strengthen us to do God’s will] Pause Almighty and merciful God, [or Living God or Eternal God] it is your gift alone by which your faithful people offer you true and laudable service, grant, we beseech you, that we may run, without stumbling, towards your promises; through… Continue Reading

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Resources for 30th Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 30th Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that God’s love strengthen us to do God’s will] Pause Almighty everliving God, [or God of holiness] increase within us your gifts of faith, hope, and love, and make us cherish what you command, so that we may obtain what you promise; through Jesus Christ who is alive with you,… Continue Reading

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Resources for 28th Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 28th Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may know God’s love and grace before, in, and after anything we do] Pause Lord, [or Lifegiving God] we pray that your grace may always precede and follow us, that we may continually be given to good works; through Jesus Christ who is alive with you, in the… Continue Reading

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Resources for 27th Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 27th Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may be open to God’s goodness] Pause Almighty everliving God, [or Compassionate God] you are always more ready to hear than we to pray, and to give more than we desire or deserve; pour upon us the abundance of your mercy, forgiving us those things of which our… Continue Reading

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