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Lent 3

Lent 3

Let us pray (in silence) [that the more we see that we have no power of ourselves to help ourselves, the more we may be drawn closer to God] pause God, the source of all our strength; watch over us within and without, that in body we may be protected from all adversity, and in… Continue Reading

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Lent 2 – Transfiguration

Lent 2 – Transfiguration

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may grow into the likeness of Christ] pause Transfiguring God, before the passion of your beloved Son you revealed his glory on the holy mountain: grant that we who by faith behold the light of his face may be strengthened to bear the cross, and be changed into… Continue Reading

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Ash Wednesday and Lent Resources

Ash Wednesday and Lent Resources

Let us pray (in silence) [for grace to keep Lent faithfully.] pause Almighty and everlasting God, you hate nothing that you have made and forgive the sins of all who are penitent: create and make in us new and contrite hearts, that we, worthily lamenting our sins and acknowledging our wretchedness, may receive from you,… Continue Reading

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Holy Cross Day

Holy Cross Day

Remember the 67-70 AD war of Jews against Romans. The Romans won – the temple was destroyed; Jerusalem lay in ruins. Hadrian was born just after that, 76AD. He was the Roman emperor from 117 to 138. He rebuilt the Pantheon, and built “Hadrian’s Wall”, the northern limit of Britannia – areas of the island… Continue Reading

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Lent and Easter

Lent and Easter

I created the above chart to illustrate, simply, the counting of Lent and Easter. All days in my table are inclusive. The forty days of Lent is an approximate tenth or tithe of the year. The fifty days of the Easter Season is approximately a seventh of the year – it forms the great Sunday… Continue Reading

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Of or In

Of or In

A bill was passed at General Synod Te Hinota Whanui 2014 (GSTHW14) that we only refer to Sundays ‘of Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, and Easter’ and ‘in Lent and Ordinary Time’. There was “detailed consideration” of the Bill at GSTHW14. Having now passed this first hurdle, this Bill now goes for further careful debate and voting… Continue Reading

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Lectio Divina

Lectio Divina

Lent can be a time when we experiment with different types of praying, and also rediscover ways we have tried praying in the past, and take them up once again. The Slow Food movement is the opposite of Fast Food. Slow food is about taking a little bit of food and enjoying it, appreciating it,… Continue Reading

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