season of Epiphany

Transfiguration

& archive, Year C.

Lord Jesus Christ, You see how bent over we are Under the weight of the world’s habits. Unburden us Clear the path within our soul Lift up our heads to see you Our hearts to love you And welcome You. Transfiguration Our lectionary guide bids us join Jesus as he walks further north into the… Read more »

Sixth Sunday After Epiphany

& archive, Year B.

Prayer before reading: Lord Jesus, You call us to come To be with you. By your Spirit help me To see you To know you To follow you. Amen Read slowly. Listen deeply. Indwell the scripture. Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany While we are engaged in doing the work of God we also discover that… Read more »

Fifth Sunday of Epiphany

& archive, Year B.

Prayer before reading: Lord Jesus, You  call us to come To be with you. By your Spirit help me To see you To know you To follow you.  Amen Read slowly. Listen deeply. Indwell the scripture. Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany This week our lectionary guide bids us linger in Capernaum on the Sabbath. We… Read more »

Third Sunday of Epiphany

& archive, Year B.

Prayer before reading: Lord Jesus, You  call us to come To be with you. By your Spirit help me To see you To know you To follow you.  Amen Read slowly. Listen deeply. Indwell the scripture. Third Sunday after the Epiphany As we listen to the reading in Mark this week, and then enter into… Read more »

Second Sunday After Epiphany

& archive, Year B.

Prayer before reading: Lord Jesus, You call us to come To be with you. By your Spirit help me To see you To know you As you see and know me. Amen Read slowly. Listen deeply. Indwell the scripture. Second Sunday after the Epiphany God showing up among us – in Jesus – is Epiphany:… Read more »

Epiphany and Baptism of the Lord

& archive, Year B.

Prayer before reading:   Lord Jesus, You  call us to come To be with you. By your Spirit help me To see you, As  Simeon and Anna see And know you. Amen   Read slowly. Listen deeply. Indwell the scripture. Epiphany and Baptism of the Lord The early narratives of the infant Jesus have led us… Read more »

Eighth Sunday after Epiphany

& archive, Year A.

This week we continue in retreat with Jesus and his disciples. We are invited now to go for  quiet walk – here in the out-of-doors. Aware of our deeply entrenched anxiety, Jesus brings our fears and worries into the light of day. We worry about a multitude of things, and many of these anxieties connect… Read more »

Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

& archive, Year A.

This week we continue in retreat with Jesus and his disciples. He continues to take us beyond the reach of the Mosaic Law and its traditions, into the realm of fulfillment—how we respond to those who are injust, those who are our enemy. Jesus tells us who we are: children of your Father in heaven…. Read more »

Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

& archive, Year A.

We are still on this mountain retreat, along with the early disciples and Jesus. He continues to take us beyond the reach of the Mosaic Law and its traditions, into the realm of fulfillment–the righteousness of the kingdom of heaven. This kind of fulfillment is no esoteric bubble. Rather this One who comes to fulfill… Read more »

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

& archive, Year A.

Season of Epiphany:  Week Five   We are on retreat, along with the early disciples, and Jesus. He is taking us beyond the reach of the Mosaic Law and its traditions, into the realm of fulfillment–the righteousness of the kingdom of heaven. We may struggle with this word righteousness, because it may conjure up religious… Read more »