Rogation Days

From Latin rogare, meaning, “to ask.” Color is violet (penitential). Immediately follow Rogate Sunday (John 16:23,24 – In that day you will ask nothing of Me. Truly, truly I say to you, whatever you ask of the Father in My Name, He will give it to you. Until now you have asked nothing in My…… Continue reading Rogation Days

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Introducing the Litany

The word Litany comes from the Greek word, litaneia, which means entreaty or supplication, it is a penitential prayer designed to be prayed responsively. The Litany’s foundation rests on the strong assurance of God’s love shown forth by Christ’s works. Litany Class Handout Most UpdatedDownload

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StandDown Success

Operation Barnabas had a great group of members who worked hard to make the Tucson StandDown, March 16, 2022, a successful event.  Those in attendance were Marty, Vicar Steffensen, Mary Jane, Tammy, Mike & Laura, Lynette, and Russ & Dawn.  Twenty-five Bibles were handed out and many homemade cookies and eyeglasses.  All 50 adult hygiene…… Continue reading StandDown Success

LSB 395: O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright – Study Notes

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Chief Hymn for the Feast of the Epiphany, selected also as our CLC seasonal hymn for Epiphanytide, AD 2022.  During the Epiphany season, the Church recounts the glorious appearances and manifestations of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  The season is thus often known as the season of light, recalling Jesus as the light of…… Continue reading LSB 395: O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright – Study Notes

LSB 395: O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright – Epiphanytide

We have chosen LSB 395: O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright, as our seasonal hymn for Epiphanytide, AD 2022. During the Epiphany season, the Church recounts the glorious appearances and manifestations of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  The season is thus often known as the season of light, recalling Jesus as the light…… Continue reading LSB 395: O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright – Epiphanytide

LSB 359: Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming – Christmastide

https://www.folger.edu/events/lo-how-a-rose-e-er-blooming We have chosen LSB 359, Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming, as our AD 2021-2022 Christmastide seasonal hymn. During this beautiful season of the Church Year, we celebrate our Lord Jesus Christ’s taking on human flesh in the womb of the Blessed Virgin Mary, to dwell among us, ultimately to die on the Cross…… Continue reading LSB 359: Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming – Christmastide

LSB 949 Heavenly Hosts in Ceaseless Worship – All Saints-tide

Today marks the beginning of All Saints-tide, the final part of the long Trinity season.  As we end the Church Year looking to the Eschaton (the Last Day), we have chosen LSB 949, Heavenly Hosts in Ceaseless Worship, as our seasonal hymn.  This hymn is a versification of the Dignus es (“Worthy are You”) canticle,…… Continue reading LSB 949 Heavenly Hosts in Ceaseless Worship – All Saints-tide