Monthly Archives: November 2012

Advent 1C (2 December 2012)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Introduction – Celebrating the One Who Comes 3 First Reading: The days are surely coming … 3.1 Zechariah 14:4-9 – On that day 4 Second Reading: Ready for the coming of our Lord Jesus 5 Gospel: … Continue reading

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Pentecost 26B (Reign of Christ) (25 November 2012)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 What kind of kingdom? What kind of king? 3 First Reading: A davidic model? 4 Second Reading: The true witness 5 Gospel Reading: A different kind of kingdom 5.1 Kingdom of God? 5.2 The empire of … Continue reading

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Insignificant God

A prayer for Tuesday in Holy Week Mysterious, pervasive and persuasive God, ever present in our lives, yet seemingly insignificant and ineffectual. Underwhelming when we want to be impressed, inexplicable when we seek the answers to life’s questions, your foolishness … Continue reading

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Blessed are those who hunger and thirst

A prayer for the Third Sunday of Lent (Year C) Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Living Lord, you spread a table before us, and draw water for us from the well … Continue reading

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Pray for the peace of Jerusalem

Psalm 122:6 calls upon people of faith to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Like me, I am sure you are watching with alarm as the tensions between the Hamas administration in the Gaza strip and Israel have reached a … Continue reading

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Pentecost 25B (18 November 2012)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 First Reading: Birth of Samuel 2.1 Daniel 12 3 Second Reading: Jesus the eternal high priest in Hebrews 4 Gospel: Jesus’ apocalyptic discourse 5 Jesus Database 6 Liturgies and Prayers 6.1 Music Suggestions Lectionary 1Samuel 1:4-20 … Continue reading

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Pentecost 24B (11 November 2012)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 First Reading: Ruth and Boaz 2.1 The Widow of Zarephath 3 Second Reading: Jesus – eternal priest in an otherworldly temple 4 Gospel: The widow’s gift 5 Jesus Database 6 Liturgies and Prayers 6.1 Music Suggestions … Continue reading

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