Focusing the Eyes with Faith

Focusing the Eyes with Faith

Fourth Sunday in Lent Prayer of the Day Bend your ear to our prayers, Lord Christ, and come among us. By your gracious life and death for us, bring light into the darkness of our hearts, and anoint us with your Spirit, for you live and reign with the Father and the...
Our Thirst-Quenching Savior

Our Thirst-Quenching Savior

Sunday, March 19, 2017 Third Sunday in Lent Introduction In today’s gospel the Samaritan woman asks Jesus for water, an image of our thirst for God. Jesus offers living water, a sign of God’s grace flowing from the waters of baptism. The early church used this gospel...

Getting to Know God

The Holy Trinity “O Lord our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!” Today we celebrate the name of God: holy blessed Trinity. There is no other day quite like this one in the church’s year. There is no other god like ours. Praise Father, Son, and Holy...

All Go to All

Day of Pentecost Pentecost is a day of promises fulfilled. The promised Spirit of God is poured out. The baptized have become “children of God” and “joint heirs with Christ.” By the power of the Spirit we have seen the face of the Father in his only begotten Son and...

For the Unity of All Creation

Seventh Sunday of Easter It is possible to hear in Jesus’ high priestly prayer, a prayer he offered shortly before his death, the petitions of the ascended Lord for his own throughout history—to our day—and beyond. Jesus prays for us. In holy baptism we become...

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