SUNDAY WEEK 3 (Weeks 3, 11, 19, 27)

As we gather we will listen to some music.     Leader:        We are gathered here tonight to worship God in the name of the Father & of the Son & of the Holy Spirit, All:          Thanks be to God. Leader:        We are conscious that our worship is expressed both through coming together to…

SATURDAY REFLECTION

Dear All, After several big feasts we are back to the ‘ordinary’ this weekend.  Looking at the scripture readings assigned to this Sunday, we find all kinds of natural growing things.  The first reading is from Ezekiel: Ezekiel, son of man, tell the people of Israel the following story, so they will understand what I am…

1st VESPERS OF THE FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART

Leader: The feast that we begin to celebrate tonight invites us to              enter more deeply into the heart of Christ. All:     Lead us into your heart. Leader: In entering more deeply into the heart of Christ we want to              be open to having our hearts widened & deepened. All:     Be with us as…

WEDNESDAY WEEK 2 FERIAL

We put ourselves in the presence of God as we listen to some music.     Leader:     Giver of Life, giver of nights & days, giver of           this moment now, open our lips All:        that we may speak truthfully. Leader:     Open our hearts All:        that we may love wholeheartedly. Leader:     Open our whole being…

TUESDAY WEEK 2 FERIAL

We will have some reflective music as we gather together to help us become more aware of the presence of God amongst us.     Leader:        Lord as we gather to pray, we are like threads waiting to be woven: All:   Weave us into fabric. Leader:        Lord we want to be woven in your image:…

MONDAY WEEK 2 FERIAL

Leader:        This day has been what it has been, & we bring it to you, our God. All:          We bring it in thanksgiving. Leader:        For those parts of it that could have been better, All:          We ask your forgiveness. Leader:        For those people who have been part of it, All:          We ask your blessing. Leader:        We…

SATURDAY REFLECTION

Dear All, Another big feast tomorrow – Corpus Christi or the Feast of the Body & Blood of Christ.  We are attaching two reflections on Eucharist & hope you may find some inspiration from them. As always we end with a blessing – this time John Rutter’s Clare blessing – written by him in memory…

 Friday – Week 1

Leader:        We have come from the work of the day & the week: All:          And we ask that we be open to this moment together. Leader:        We have come here to pray: All:          We are gathered as the children of God. Leader:        We have with us the realities of our lives: All:          We await with…