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We are Chosen for Joy

John 15: 11 NRSV – I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you,
and that your joy may be complete. 319 more words


Prepare to Prepare: Septuagesima

Today we dawn the violet garbs at the altar and remove from the Holy Mass the Alleluia and Gloria. Septuagesima refers to the “seventy days” (actually 63 days) before Easter in which we recall the 70 year Babylonian exile of the Old Testament. 969 more words

Three Easter Sunday Children's Time Ideas

Easter Sunday may be the trickiest children’s message to plan. The churches I have served in do not offer Sunday school and there are many guests. 709 more words


What Would You Say?

As I read the gospel acclamation for this morning (the “Alleluia verse”) which said, “The Lord sent me to bring glad tidings to the poor and to proclaim liberty to captives” (LK 4:18), a question passed through my mind. 155 more words

The Christ Candle

MERRY CHRISTMAS to you all today. I’m choosing this beautiful rendition of “Alleluia” for our Christmas post. It is raw and heartfelt and beautiful as well. 8 more words

Celebrate Christmas


We have spoken of the way, in 1818, this carol came about.  From the majestic heights of the Austrian Alps we see the image of the village covered in snow and the profound silence that the snow brings. 1,427 more words

Spiritual Growth

Is The Word 'Hallelujah' Found In The Bible?

No, you will not found hallelujah in the Holy Bible, however you will find two part word phrase: Hallelu and Jah, used together to make this one English expression found from the 4th century. 886 more words

Praise And Worship