Category Archives: liturgy

Advent Candle Lighting – Joy

Bonus post this week. This is a litany for lighting the third Advent Candle, Joy. It’s based on Philippians 4:4-7. One:  We are called to rejoice in God always. All:  Always? Even during the echoes of gun shots? One:  Yes. … Continue reading

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A Bidding Prayer for the Living of These Days

Come, let us pray for faithful people everywhere. (people may silently or quietly voice their prayers) Loving Creator, you are the Alpha and Omega of all that is. The names we have for you are more numerous than we like … Continue reading

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Bidding Prayer for Compassion

Come, let us pray for the Church throughout the world. (silence or a time for people to quietly give voice to their concerns) Eternal God, “Teach us to count our days that we may gain a wise heart.” Too often … Continue reading

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Confessing the Need for More Bread

Litany of Confession One:  Holy One, you call us to a life of loving-kindness. Yet, very often, we resort to violence with our words or actions forgetting our responsibility to love our neighbors and ourselves. people my quietly or silently … Continue reading

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Seven Last Words Bidding Prayer

Come, let us pray for the people of God gathered and scattered throughout the world. People may silently or quietly offer prayers On this holy day when we remember the crucifixion of Christ, we desire to be united with all who … Continue reading

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