Liturgy for Lent: 8 Essential Actions for Eucharist

Mike: In the last post, we poked the bear. Jason, you asked whether the Eucharistic prayers needed to be read verbatim. People responded, a lot. Jason: Thanks to everyone for the feedback over social media. It’s nice to know that this is a dialog that folks care about. Mike: I’m convinced we need to be ableContinue reading “Liturgy for Lent: 8 Essential Actions for Eucharist”

Liturgy for Lent: The Eucharist: Too Much Structure?

Mike: We talked in the last post about the WHY of Eucharist. Now I think we should talk about the HOW. You’ve expressed to me a discomfort with how much structure we have. I think we need structure. I think it helps sometimes to think of liturgies like poetry. Different kinds of poetry have differentContinue reading “Liturgy for Lent: The Eucharist: Too Much Structure?”

Liturgy for Lent: Eucharist, an Introduction

Mike: We first met as we prayed at the fence on the US/Mexico border in Friendship Park. We were there for the Border Posadas in Advent 2006, holding hands with fellow worshipers across border and hearing “there is no room at the inn.” This was figuratively true for some families, torn apart by our immigrationContinue reading “Liturgy for Lent: Eucharist, an Introduction”