Category Archives: Parish Life

Morning Prayer 3.29.15, Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope; today I declare that I will restore to you double. To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, because we have rebelled against him and have not obeyed the voice of … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 3.27.15, Charles Henry Brent, Bishop of the Philippines & of Western New York, 1929

Fun with Tom & Linda today. For playback, click here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p3a33h8shld/ I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 3.23.15, Gregory the Illuminator, Apostle of Armenia, c. 332

Some of the Pharisees said, “This man is not from God, for he does not observe the sabbath.” Rend your hearts, and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, who is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 3.22.15, Fifth Sunday in Lent

Those who are ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of them the Son of Man will also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels. Jesus … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 3.22.15, Fifth Sunday in Lent

I am against the prophets, says the LORD, who use their own tongues and say, “Says the LORD.” To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, because we have rebelled against him and have not obeyed the voice of … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 3.14.15, Saturday in 3 Lent

I do not seek my own glory; there is one who seeks it and he is the judge. I will arise and go to my father, and I will say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and before … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 3.12.15, Pope Gregory the Great, 406

If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free. To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, because we have rebelled against him and … Continue reading

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