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Resources for 29th Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 29th Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that God may continue to guide and gather us] pause Almighty and everlasting God, in Christ you have revealed your glory among the nations: Preserve the works of your mercy, that your Church throughout the world may persevere with steadfast faith in the confession of your Name; through Jesus Christ… 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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Resources for 26th Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 26th Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may run to receive God’s gift of God’s divine life] Pause O God, [or God of heaven and earth] you declare your almighty power above all by showing mercy and compassion; grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, who are running to obtain your promises, may… Continue Reading

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Resources for 24th Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 24th Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may love God in our hearts and in our actions] Pause Lord, [or God of compassion] direct our hearts by the action of your mercy, for without your help we cannot please you; through Jesus Christ who is alive with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,… Continue Reading

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Framing Sunday’s Readings

Framing Sunday’s Readings

Many people may have missed that week by week I have been pointing to introductions to the Sunday readings. Many places tell the congregation what they are about to hear. I think this restricts what we might hear the Spirit saying to the Church, what you might hear the Spirit say to you individually. On… Continue Reading

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Resources for 22nd Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 22nd Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that what is good within us may flourish] Pause God of power and might, [or Faithful God] source of all good, graft in our hearts the love of your name, and bind us more closely to you so that you nourish the goodness you sow in us and, by your… Continue Reading

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