Tag Archives: Eucharist

Pentecost 9: The Meal That Satisfies

We long to return to restaurants and bars; but what is it that we are searching for? It is now most vital that we answer that question quickly for ourselves since pre-mature and thoughtless gathering without masks and distancing and … Continue reading

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Emmaus: The Way of Faith

My wife and I have done herding dog demonstrations with our Border Collies for many years. On those occasions countless people have come up to us, told us that they had some sort of a dog who might have herding … Continue reading

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Easter: To Rise With the Occasion

The Gospel Reading for Easter Day is John 20.1-18 The reading for this day, obviously, is about the empty tomb and the resurrected Lord speaking to Mary Magdalene and enabling her faith to develop.   I feel compelled by circumstances to … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday: Don’t Keep Safe. Keep Loving!

These epidemic days everyone tells us, “Keep safe.” But our real job is to keep loving, and loving often isn’t safe.   Maundy Thursday gets its name from the Latin, mandatum, which means “commandment.” Jesus’ new commandment to us, which … Continue reading

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Passion Sunday Petitions

Lifting our voices and turning toward God, let us pray for the church, the earth, and all who are in need. A time of silence. Lord of compassion, as we the people of your family, the church, conclude our Lenten … Continue reading

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