40 Days at the Foot of the Cross A Gaze of Love from the Heart of Our Blessed Mother. Today Lent has reacquired its significance as the final preparation of adult candidates for baptism. A Prayer for a Pandemic. Daily Prayer for All Seasons offers a variation on that theme, a shortened version, where a complete service covers one or two pages at most, thereby eliminating the need to shuffle prayer books and hymnals. Lent Prayers, Devotions, and Collects Eastern & Western Prayers & Collects for the Lenten Season. To hear the stories of God’s people. To sing the songs of old. We’ve turned to the darkness. This prayer book presents A time to give up or to take on. The Episcopal Diocese of Central New York 1020 7th North Street, Suite 200 Liverpool, NY 13088 (315) 474-6596 (315) 457-2947; office@cnyepiscopal.org

As the season of Lent approaches, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry invites Episcopalians and people of faith to turn and pray on behalf of our nation: “In times of great national concern and urgency, people of faith have returned to ancient practices of repentance, prayer and fasting as ways of interceding with God on behalf of their nation and the world. Eucharistic Prayers for Lent, Year A. As long as all rubrics are observed, any of these forms may be adapted by, or in consultation with, the Celebrant. The Book of Common Prayer, in both the current and the historical versions, can be found online. These meditations focus on the spiritual lives of children and how they can inform the prayers and meditations of all Christians. A retreat is an even deeper way to spend some time with Jesus and the community to delve deeper still.

Prayer for a Fruitful Lent. On April 12 we celebrate Easter. To sing the songs of old. Year A We’ve trusted that the light is present even as we doubt. Ezekiel 37:1-14; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45; Psalm 130; Download this page as a Word Document.

The Collect. The Episcopal Café seeks to be an independent voice, reporting and reflecting on the Episcopal Church and the Anglican tradition. I am often asked where one can find the Daily Lectionary (a two year cycle) online.. A number of pronunciation guides are available online.

Lent is the 40 day period of fasting, penitence, simplicity, and sorrow, leading up to the feast of Easter, recalling Jesus' 40-day fast in the wilderness. We can answer that call with our actions and our prayers… Ezekiel 37:1-14; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45; Psalm 130; Download this page as a Word Document. Daily Prayer for All Seasons works for individuals, small groups, and/or congregations. Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) Meditations.

Ours to pray. That time to embrace death. Their 2019 Lenten meditations, authored by faith leaders across the church, will ground and challenge you, renewing your determination and energy for service.