How will we be able to recognize the change to the season of Lent this year since we cannot meet in person for church services? Even outdoor services would still not allow us for the imposing of ashes. So, Ash Wednesday and the imposition of Ashes is a church service where our being separated shouldContinue reading “Francisco-fact: Ash Wednesday during a pandemic. How?”
Presider Remember not, Lord Christ, our offenses, nor the offenses of our forefathers; neither reward us according to our sins. Spare us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious blood, and by thy mercy preserve us, for ever.
People Spare us, good Lord…
Dear Franciscans, Yesterday, our nation experienced deeply troubling events in the capitol, Washington, D.C. These events include the disruption of the process by which our leaders are affirmed and invested with their responsibilities. Because of the nature of these disturbances, I want to encourage you to join me in prayers for our nation, for itsContinue reading “Prayers for Our Nation”