web analytics
service and gratitude

liturgy RSS feed liturgy on twitter liturgy facebook

Tag Archives: collect

Resources for Ordinary Week 18

Resources for Ordinary Week 18

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may allow God to steer our lives] Pause Lord, [or O God] may your ceaseless mercy cleanse and defend your church, and, since it cannot stand firm without you, guide and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ who is alive with you, in the unity… Continue Reading

Share
Resources for Ordinary Week 17

Resources for Ordinary Week 17

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may put God at the heart of our lives] Pause O God, [or Living God] the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy; enfold us in your gracious care and mercy, that with you to govern and to guide us… Continue Reading

Share
Resources for Ordinary Week 15

Resources for Ordinary Week 15

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may follow the Good Shepherd] pause O God, you shine the light of your truth so that any who stray into error may be able to return to the right path, grant that all who profess the Christian faith may reject whatever is contrary to the name of… Continue Reading

Share
Resources for Ordinary Week 14

Resources for Ordinary Week 14

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may rejoice in sharing in Christ’s resurrection] pause O God, in Christ’s humiliation, you stooped down, and raised up the fallen world in the resurrection, grant to your faithful people a holy joy, so that those whom you have freed may delight in you eternally; through Jesus Christ… Continue Reading

Share
There Is No Theme

There Is No Theme

Once again, I have had conversations with clergy trying to find a theme in the readings and psalm of the Three-Year Sunday Lectionary. So, in the manner of Throwback Thursday and in some ways continuing from a couple of days ago, I say again: There is no theme. I regularly find this misunderstanding. There is… Continue Reading

Share
Resources for Ordinary Week 12

Resources for Ordinary Week 12

Let us pray (in silence) [that we praise, reverence, and serve God] pause Lord, may we always love and revere your Holy Name, for you never fail to help and guide those you establish firmly in your love; through Jesus Christ, our Saviour who is alive with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,… Continue Reading

Share
Resources for Ordinary Week 11

Resources for Ordinary Week 11

Let us pray (in silence) [that we grow in unity with God – the source of all good] pause O God, the strength of all who hope in you, mercifully accept our prayers, and, because through the weakness of our mortal nature we can do nothing without you, grant us the help of your grace,… Continue Reading

Share