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Wondrous Encounters: Scripture for Lent, Richard Rohr

Richard Rohr has a new book of Scriptural reflections to be used during lent.  He says that in the course of writing these reflections almost all of the major themes of Scripture, as he understands it, have found their way into this book.  He doesn't present them as daily meditations, but as a lenten-based encounter with the Bible itself.  Not so much information as an experience of transformation.

He begins each meditation with a single title or phrase that sums up the point.  "A little bit of God's wisdom goes a long way."  He uses THE MESSAGE translation primarily.  Then he offers a "starter prayer".  This starter prayer is just that and then it is our turn to put our meditations into own words.  I think he offers a good aid for our lenten practice.

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Council of the Baptized Open Forum, May 8, 2018

  

The Open Forum is held at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 700 S. Snelling Avenue in St. Paul. 

Continuing our discussion of Vatican II spirituality on May 8,  Nancy Gotto and Bonnie Strand, Council of the Baptized members, with Catherine Michaud, C.S.J., will be discussing the People of God: Sharing in the roles of Jesus, Priest, Prophet, and King.

What does Vatican II say about the shared mission of Christ? 
Does Baptism really establish us as a royal priesthood? 
Have you embraced your anointed prophet yet?   

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