Category Archives: Gender & Sexuality

Morning Prayer 8.1.15, Joseph of Arimathaea, Protector of the Body of Christ

He allotted the times of their existence and the boundaries of the places where they would live, so that they would search for God and perhaps grope for him and find him—though indeed he is not far from each one … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 7.29.15, Mary, Martha & Lazarus of Bethany

We had that old-time religion going today – and people enjoyed the icon of the Bethany Saints below. Play us back here: — “These men are disturbing our city; they are Jews and are advocating customs that are not … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 7.26.15, Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 12

Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints; extend hospitality to strangers. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:2 INVITATORY AND PSALTER … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 7.25.15, St. James the Apostle

They will hand you over to councils and flog you in their synagogues; and you will be dragged before governors and kings because of me. Seek the One who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns deep darkness into the … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 7.24.15, Thomas à Kempis, Priest, 1471

Mother Kelsey pronounced the General Absolution this morning. (In Ordinary Time it has to cover a week’s worth of sins, so we let the young one do it!) Click here: — For in every city, for generations past, Moses … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 7.22.15, St. Mary Magdalene, Apostle to the Apostles

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all consolation, who consoles us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to console those who are in … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 7.22.15, St. Mary Magdalene, 1st Witness to the Resurrection

Thanks today to Alison, Sr. Hilary-Grace and Katrina, members of our Cantors Guild who made this morning’s prayers both festal and holy. Ladies, you were great! Watch and listen here: — Sing aloud, O daughter Zion; shout, O Israel! … Continue reading

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