Pathways Through Lent, our annual series of devotions, is a companion in the deeply spiritual time of Lent. Parishioners contribute to this series by writing reflection, sometimes based upon the day’s readings from the Daily Office, and often drawing from their lives’ experiences.
New entries appear here daily through Lent, or you may subscribe to receive a daily email.
First Friday of Lent [Cyril, Bishop of Jerusalem, 386] Deuteronomy 10:12-22 Psalms 40, 51, 54 Hebrews 4:11-16 John 3:22-36 Many years ago, Mrs. Reed, our daughter’s nursery school teacher, had a wonderful way of speaking to the children, all of whom were venturing from home.
First Thursday of Lent [Patrick, Bishop and Missionary of Ireland, 461] Deuteronomy 9:23-10:5 Psalms 19, 46, 50, 59, 60 Hebrew 4:1-10 John 3:16-21 Saint Patrick’s Confessio sketches his remarkable life story, including the six years he spent in slavery in Ireland as a young man..
First Wednesday of Lent Deuteronomy 9:13-21 Psalms 49, 53, 119:49-72 Hebrews 3:12-19 John 2:23-3:15 Dios tiene un Plan de Redención; es un proceso de restauración con control de daños, políticas y manuales. Todo ha sido revelado en la Biblia a través de sus mandamientos, pero.
First Tuesday of Lent Deuteronomy 9:4-12 Psalms 45, 47, 48 Hebrews 3:1-11 John 2:13-22 On January 19, 2011, I lost a dear client to cancer at the age of 62. She fought bravely for two years before succumbing at home, surrounded by her three adult.
First Monday of Lent Deuteronomy 8:11-18 Psalms 41, 44, 52 Hebrews 2:11-18 John 2:1-12 ________________________________________________________ In the late winter of my senior year in college, I had a very vivid dream. In it I was asked the question “do you know how to receive?” I.
Saturday after Ash Wednesday [Gregory the Great, Bishop of Rome, 604] Deuteronomy 7:17-26 Psalms 30, 32, 42, 43 Titus 3:1-15 John 1:43-51 ________________________________________________________ I have often highlighted the many strengths of St. John’s Church, not the least of which are our outreach programs both domestic.
Friday after Ash Wednesday Deuteronomy 7:12-16 Psalms 31, 35, 95 Titus 2:1-15 John 1:35-42 _______________________________________________ Mark 10:17-31 During the season of Lent, we have the opportunity to take a step back from how we live daily. We may give something up — a food, a.
Thursday after Ash Wednesday Deuteronomy 7:6-11 Psalms 37:1-18, 37:19-42 Titus 1:1-16 John 1:29-34 “To Titus, my true son in our common faith. Grace and Peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.” (Titus 1:4) One of the readings for today is a.
Ash Wednesday Jonah 3:1-4:11 Psalms 95, 32, 143, 102, 130Hebrews 12:1-14 Luke 18:9-14A Each of us suffers at some time in life. Suffering may be due to physical pain, mental distress, misfortune, or the experience of an unwanted condition. Though the experience of suffering is universal.
The St. John’s Pathways through Lent Blog will go live on Ash Wednesday: March 9, 2011. Each day, a reflection by a member of St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square in Washington DC will appear. We walk this Lent as companions, meditating together on scripture.