United with the Orthodox churches, the Roman Catholic church now marks this day in the calendar in a particular way, as the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.
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I invite readers to share their experiences of liturgies that did or did not address these large issues of our day.
Eternal, All-Compassionate God:
You are our help in ages past,
our hope for years to come,
our shelter from the stormy blast,
and our eternal home.
My point here is that I originally considered the children’s questions about prison food to be a distraction from the “important” points of the class. In fact, however, their questions had deeper implications that I did not recognize.
Her imprint, Wondaland Records, released a song in 2015 that I can only call a “litany of martyrs.” Not so much a tribute to Black Lives Matter as a tributary of that movement, it turns the formula and slogan “Say his name! … Say her name!” into a litanic refrain…
“The link between religious liturgy and the social leitourgia that cares for the poor body is part of the Christian liturgy from the very earliest texts…”
What has been your experience of electronic giving? How does it affect the liturgy, specifically the collection?
God was the only father Josh Bishop ever knew, and that knowledge came only after a childhood of violence and drug abuse led him to death row.