Pray for Our Bishops, Pray for Our Church
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From the pages of Times Against Humanity . . . For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood; but against principalities and powers, against the rulers of the world of this darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places. – Eph. 6:12 Commenting on Time's recent report, " Further Thoughts: The Rainbow Sash Coalition," Ad Altare Dei's Alan Phipps reminds us to pray for our bishops. Alan is, of course, absolutely right, and I join in his exhortation that we pray for our bishops—all the more for those who need our prayers the most. Accordingly, I would like to call the following prayer initiative to your attention and urge you to join us in making it a St. Blog's Parish tradition. Litany of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Priest and Victim As he did before the bishops' meeting in June 2002, Lane Core, Jr., is again calling for a novena before the bishops' meeting in Denver, CO, June 14–20, 2004. To conclude the novena on the day before the meeting begins, it will start Saturday, June 5. Beginning tomorrow, Lane will post a link to the litany each day on The Blog From the Core, along with a suitable prayer from the Sacramentary/Breviary. I urge you to respond to this prayer alert in the hope that we may witness more episcopal spine alerts as an answer to prayer.
Pray without ceasing. – 1 Thes. 5-17
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