Prayers of the People, February 17

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector: Dear Creator, Some of us are grateful for the snow as we enjoyed  the secure warmth of our homes. The snow holiday gave us extra time for prayer, and more hours to read and visit together, time that we often don’t take.  At the same time, we became more aware of the difficulties caused […]

Prayers of the People, March 10

by Prayers of the People Team

Dear God, we pray with gratitude for your constant love.  We pray for the whole world, in these times of turmoil and violence:         for an end to tyranny and terrorism, for the people of Syria, the fleeing refugees from many nations, the homeless families, the hungry and suffering children. These struggles are difficult for us to […]

Prayers of the People, February 3

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector: Precious Lord, have mercy on our broken world and grant us peace. Help us to engage one another with kindness and patience. Dear Lord, teach us to love. Precious Lord, we ask for your healing spirit as we seek love’s truth in response to wrongdoing in your church. Dear Lord, teach us to love. […]

Prayers of the People, January 27

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector: Holy Immortal One, may all who can hear with understanding be enlightened by your laws through the good instruction of our priests, Berto and Hugh, as well as our Bishops, Michael and Greg Your joy is our strength Holy Immortal One, open the hearts and minds of Donald, our President, and members of Congress […]

Hugh’s sermon of January 20

by SKM

Hugh’s sermon on the wedding at Cana discusses Hugh’s sermon from today on contradiction, messiness, and, ultimately, openness. You can listen here.

Prayers of the People, January 20

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector:  Dear Creator – we are your people, the People of the Book.  We celebrate the progression of the story of your son, Jesus the Christ, through each year, awakening anew the joy and hope that the shepherds and angels celebrated on the night of your birth. Today we remember another celebration in the marriage […]