Category Archives: Civil Rights

Morning Prayer 11.27.15, Last Ordinary Friday before Advent

Great attendance this morning, and Gwen introduced a lovely new chant. We are blessed. Watch it here: — Always be ready to make your defense to anyone who demands from you an accounting for the hope that is in … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 11.10.15, Pope Leo the Great, 461

Jesus answered her, “Woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish.” And her daughter was healed instantly. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:2 … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 11.14.15, Anna Alexander, Deaconess & Teacher, 1947, tr.

Smooth webcast today – people liked learning about Deacon Anna and the red-footed booby! Play it back here: — The devil has come down to you with great wrath, because he knows that his time is short! Let the words … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 11.2.15, All Souls’ Day

Alison officiated today and chanted the first canticle; Gwen and Scotty also sang. We were blessed! Play back our webcast here: — Then they said to me, “You must prophesy again about many peoples and nations and languages and … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 10.29.15, James Hannington & Companions, Martyrs in Uganda, 1885

When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what is sown in the heart. Yours is the day, O God, yours also the night; you established the moon … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 10.10.15, Vida Dutton Scudder, Peace & Justice Leader, 1954

The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest. Seek the One who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns deep darkness into the morning, and … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 10.5.15, Monday of Pentecost 19

Then the whole town came out to meet Jesus; and when they saw him, they begged him to leave their neighborhood. Let my prayer be set forth in your sight as incense, the lifting up of my hands as the … Continue reading

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