Saturday Reflection

Dear All, July trundles on……….  I wonder how others are finding these weeks – I feel it is ‘going on a bit’!  I think I long for a ‘normal’ summer – without mention of COVID, infection rates, delta variants & so on.  Our theme today probably reflects something of this.  It is really just thoughts…

Feast of St Mary Magdalene – July 22.

  Leader:  On this feast of Mary Magdalene the empty tomb & the garden probably come to mind. All:     Our hearts are lifted – we hear our risen Lord call us by name. Leader: Risen one, stand among us; speak your words of peace. All:     Christ is risen – he is risen indeed, alleluia!   We sit…

WEDNESDAY  WEEK 4

Leader:     Life is a journey on many different roads All:        but God is always with us. Leader:     Sometimes we lift our faces to the sun All:        and God is with us. Leader:     But then there is the hard journey through pathways of pain & fears in dark places. All:        But God is with us. …

TUESDAY WEEK 4 – ferial

Leader:     Our God is a God who says to us, ‘I will be your God’. All:        And we will be your people & we will try to live as the people of God. Leader:     We gather as the people of God, trying to live as Jesus did. All:        We remember that Jesus is the way,…

Monday Week 4 – ferial

Leader: For the blessings that today has held: All:     We thank you, God.   Leader: For each person we have been in contact with today: All:     We ask your blessing on them.            Leader: For opportunities missed, for negative thoughts, for harmful words: All:     We ask forgiveness as we pray in the name of…

SUNDAY WEEK 4 (Wk 8, 16, 24, 32).

Leader:        As a parent raises her child to adulthood All:          So God brings creation to maturity. Leader:        Let us thank God for the beauty of the earth All:          We praise and bless you, Creator God. Leader:        We are part of this creation, growing to fullness in God. All:          Thanks be to God.…

Saturday Reflection

Dear All, Our theme today focusses on psalm 22 (23).  There is an alternative translation of it amongst the attachments.  Sometimes a different translation throws a different light on a well-known piece of scripture.  The words of the psalm don’t really need much additional material – they speak very clearly to us of a shepherding…

Friday Week 3

Leader:            Come, Lord Jesus: you too were weary when day was done;                 & you met your friends at eventide. All:            Come, Lord Jesus. Leader:           Come, Lord Jesus: when evenings drew on, you too enjoyed                 prayer and companionship at the close of the day. All:            Come, Lord Jesus. Leader:           Come, Lord Jesus: you…