Category Archives: Parish Life

Evening Prayer 6.30.15, Tuesday in Week 5 of Ordinary Time

Now the men who were holding Jesus began to mock him and beat him; they also blindfolded him and kept asking him, “Prophesy! Who is it that struck you?” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and from … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 6.30.15, Tuesday in the 5th Week after Pentecost

The Vicar got knocked offline today, but the webcast continued and he was able to rejoin the service. Never a dull moment! For playback click here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p62r93brigo/ — That day a severe persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 6.19.15, Friday in the 3rd Week after Pentecost, Proper 6

(The Vicar needs to go to confession too – he added a prayer to the liturgy last night and didn’t inform the Officiant.) Play back today’s service here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p3791y9g29f/ — Peter said to them, “Repent, and be baptized every one … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 6.12.15, Enmegahbowh, 1st American Indian Priest, 1902

We often say on this site that praying the Daily Office twice a day is how to get closer to God. And there is a corollary: joining a Daily Office congregation is how to get close to other people. That’s … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 6.8.15, Roland Allen, Mission Strategist, 1947

Katrina was our Officiant this morning and led a smooth webcast; Clint was present to read a canticle. Play it back here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p2yqsar1ufp/ — I need not show boldness by daring to oppose those who think we are acting according … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 6.3.15, The Martyrs of Uganda, 1886

Remember Lot’s wife. Those who try to make their life secure will lose it, but those who lose their life will keep it. Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth tremble before the Holy One. … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 5.30.15, Joan of Arc, Warrior & Mystic, 1431; Ember Day

We are always confident; even though we know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord. The hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit … Continue reading

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