An Easter Prayer

Happy Easter! The Lenten season and the celebration of Easter happens to coincide very nicely with spring when everything that has either died or is dormant comes to life again. It is as if nature itself is embracing the power of the “resurrection” by...
A Prayer Practice for the Stuff of Holy Week

A Prayer Practice for the Stuff of Holy Week

  Meet us this week, Lord, in the stuff of Holy Week. Help us notice the symbols that tell of your love. They are all around us—gift after gift from you.   Meet us in green leaves waving and in stones by the road. Remind us to lift our voices in hosannas as...

Interactive Prayer Stations for Lent

Prayer stations offer a practical idea for the Lenten season, with a focus on raising awareness of a number of social justice issues and hospitality. These themes and messages accompany us on a Lenten journey. The original “Interactive Prayer Stations on Lent &...
Breathe. Breathe.

Breathe. Breathe.

How far you’ve come.   Ashes to go. Foreheads or hands? Ash Wednesday in a bag. Wilderness sand and rocks on a tray. Buried Alleluias. Virtually. Lenten family practices. We could try coloring. One Great Hour or Sharing. Maybe? Holy Week planning. Palms. Parades....
Communal Prayers through Zoom

Communal Prayers through Zoom

  Creating space for prayer in community is critical to our faith formation. Lent is the perfect season to come together in prayer. When I think of community, I think of a place where you can come as you are, flaws and all. You develop a bond with one another....
For Lent: A Litany of Confessing

For Lent: A Litany of Confessing

We confess, O God, that the world is a mess of our own making. We have worshipped the idols of power and money at the expense of those you created in your own image. In so doing, we have suppressed the image of God. This way is not your way.   We confess, O God,...