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First Sunday of Lent

I am running a week behind now, as life has got in the way. Around a couple of weeks of a roller-coaster of looking after a very poorly, elderly dog, we had to have him put down last night. 500 more words


Quinquagesima / The Sunday Next Before Lent

Psalms/ Canticles: Psalm 99
OT Reading: Exodus 34:29-end
Gospel: 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2
NT Reading: Luke 9 28:36 (27-43a)

“Moses and Aaron were among his priests… they called on the LORD and he answered them. 576 more words


4th Sunday of Epiphany/ Sexagesima

Psalms/ Canticles Psalm 48
OT Reading Ezekiel 43:27-44:4
Gospel Luke 2:22-40
NT Reading 1 Corinthians 13

“Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness. 380 more words


Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Every year at this time, Christians are reminded of Jesus’ prayer for his disciples and, by extension, all Christians and followers of Jesus today:

‚ÄúThat they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me.” 384 more words


Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

Infant holy, infant lowly,
for his bed a cattle stall;
oxen lowing, little knowing
Christ the babe is Lord of all.
Swift are winging angels singing, 145 more words

The Church Year


Liturgically speaking, we are stepping in to the beginning of a time of waiting called Advent. We symbolically wait for Christ’s birth which has a predetermined beginning and end. 880 more words