FaithLiturgical Reflections

A New Year’s Prayer

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As 2020 draws to a close, take some time to reflect on these words from the prayer of Saint Francis. May this new year be one in which God shapes us to become people who more fully reflect his image in our vocations, our theology, and our culture: Lord, make me an instrument of your...

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Beyond Death

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“Beyond the door, there’s peace, I’m sure And I know there’ll be no more tears in heaven” There are mysteries in this life, questions with answers that are hard to come by, difficult to make sense of, perplexing to live with. The meaning of heaven, and the meaning of earth, are like that. What are...

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FaithLiturgical Reflections

A Prayer of Praise & Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving might look a little different for you this year, but however you might be celebrating, take some time to reflect on God’s goodness and provision using this prayer from The Valley of Vision: O MY GOD, Thou fairest, greatest, first of all objects,       my heart admires, adores, loves thee,   for my little vessel is...

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Prayers During the Pandemic

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In many ways, we have forgotten how to pray — especially to pray with the richness and succinctness of expression of the historic church.  It is reassuring to remember that we are not the first people to face events that disrupt life and bring with them fear, anxieties, and worry. From its earliest days in...

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