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Jesus Litany


 Jesus Litany

R/ We praise / thank/ adore you, 0 Lord
R/- Sing Praise him/thank him…..after 9 verses –bold letters

01) Jesus, Word of the Father, (we thank you, etc)           Jn 1, 1.
02) Jesus, eternal Wisdom of God.                                 I Cor. 1, 24
03) Jesus, Son of God.                                                   Rom. 1,4(R/)
04) Jesus, Son of Man.                                           Mt. 8, 20
05) Jesus, Son of David.                                         Mt. 21, 9.
06) Jesus, Son of Abraham                                     Mt. 1, 1. (R/)

Holy Thursday - Adoration Prayers


WE ADORE YOU, LORD JESUS

Our Response: We adore you, Lord Jesus, and we bless you

a)     We adore you, Lord Jesus, Firstborn of all creation. Fill the universe with your splendor and our hearts with your love. (R)
b)    We adore you, Lord Jesus, first Word in the silence of the world. Be the praise on our lips and the love in our hearts. (R)

Easter 2020 - Liturgical Prayers

A. The Victory Of Life
Greeting (See alternative Second Reading)
Christ, our passover, has been sacrificed
and he is risen from the dead.
Let us celebrate the feast
by getting rid of all that is evil
and becoming all new in the Lord.
May the Risen Lord be always with you.

Matters India - Apr 8

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Holy Week -5: Meditation: Jesus Betrayed

The betrayals of so many people ended in a tragedy of cosmic proportions. Let us pay particular attention to all those seemingly insignificant decisions made by the supporting actors in this melancholy drama. It won't be difficult to see ourselves in this play; each of us commits the same little murders every day. 

COVID – Prayer-18: Open our Locked Doors

Lord, our God,

Your earth whispered but we did not hear. Your earth spoke but we did not listen. Your earth screamed but we turned her off. And so “it” was born...It was not born to punish us… It was born to awaken us…. The earth cried out for help...Massive flooding. But we didn't listen, Lord. Burning fires. But we didn't listen. Strong hurricanes. But we didn't listen. Terrifying Tornadoes. But we didn't listen. We still don't listen to the earth when….. Ocean animals are dying due to pollutants in the waters. Glaciers melting at an alarming rate. Severe drought.

Easter 2020

Good Friday - He took Our Place


Betrayal: Fr. Roger Swenson 

The betrayals of so many people ended in a tragedy of cosmic proportions. Let us pay particular attention to all those seemingly insignificant decisions made by the supporting actors in this melancholy drama. It won't be difficult to see ourselves in this play; each of us commits the same little murders every day.  

COVID – Prayer-17: You have invaded, Lord, our Hiding Places


Dear Lord, our God,

You have tested your people often through exiles and wars, snake bites and deprivations, under foreign rules and captivities. Even then they have yearned for the junk food of the slavery of Egypt rather than the freedom to be a chosen people. They have bent their backs before idols and made sacrifices to them. They have rebelled against their leaders and scattered their tribes and communities. Through Covid today, Lord, you have brought us back to our families and communities in order to deepen our bonds and connections. And yet we too yearn for the junk food of the market, desire to thumb through the social media for hours and use the “mobility” of the phones to carry it everywhere with their sounds trespassing the peace and sanctity of the family / community and invading their quiet privacy for reflection, meditation or rest.

Good Friday - Liturgical Prayers

Introduction by the Commentator
A. The Suffering Servant Wins
We are here to remember the passion and death of our Lord Jesus Christ. He stands before us as the Man of Sorrows, insulted, tortured, disfigured, crushed, finally dying on a cross the death of a criminal. Yet, at the foot of the cross we are not lamenting a man whose life was a failure, for to us the cross is the sign of victory over sin and death. We believe that he is God’s own Son risen from the dead and alive in our midst. This is not merely a story about the past, for the passion and death of Jesus is still going on in the people and the nations that suffer, in the poor, the hungry, in the victims of war, in all those crucified in any way. But we also believe that Christ rises today in Christians who struggle against sin and evil, in those who bring hope and joy to others. This is how we are one with our Lord today.