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Challenging Thoughts for Sunday, April 5, 2020

Jesus did not say that it would be a great thing if the Kingdom of God existed. He announced that the Kingdom was at hand. W.A. Visser ‘t Hooft *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * The … Continue reading

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Challenging thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, March 29, 2020

The Church is not so much a continuously living thing, as something that has survived a thousand crucifixions through a thousand Resurrections. Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * If you have not … Continue reading

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Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, April 5, 2020

In Times of Social Conflict or Distress: Increase, O God, the spirit of neighbourliness among us, that in peril we may uphold one another, in suffering tend to one another, and in homelessness, loneliness, or exile befriend one another. Grand … Continue reading

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Prayers for the week starting on March 29, 2020

O Lord, we lift to You our concern for people who are more likely than others to become severely ill from COVID-19 — the elderly and people with chronic health conditions. Protect them from harm and be their comfort in … Continue reading

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Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, March 15, 2020

Household Prayer: Morning God, my maker, hold me this day,                                                              Ps. 95 with the same hand that shapes the mountains, with the same hand that cradles the deep. Keep my heart soft and supple, make my faith strong and firm. … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, March 22, 2019

If you want to get warm you must stand by the fire; if you want to be wet you must get into the water. If you want joy, power, peace, eternal life, you must get close to, or even into, … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the week starting on March 15, 2020

If you want to get warm you must stand by the fire; if you want to be wet you must get into the water. If you want joy, power, peace, eternal life, you must get close to, or even into, … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the week starting on Sunday, March 8, 2020

The process of becoming a Christian (that is, being changed into the likeness of God) is, in a human sense, a greater torment and wretchedness and pain than the greatest conceivable human suffering, and moreover a crime in the eyes … Continue reading

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Prayers for Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020

Household Prayer: Morning Loving God, I awaken this morning and raise up my mortal body from sleep. I know that one day you will raise me to everlasting life. Thank you for such an inexpressible gift! Thank you, too, for … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the week starting on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020

If we cannot find God in your house or in mine, upon the roadside or the margin of the sea; in the bursting seed of opening flower; in the day duty or the night musing, in the general laugh and … Continue reading

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