I Was Glad When They Said unto Me…

Since its infancy the Church has gathered for worship, sometimes under threat of great danger and persecution. At Trinity Lakeside our shared way of life orients around three essentials: corporate worship, prayer and care of souls. These three are meant to be the ordering practices, the structure around which the rest of life falls. ItContinue reading “I Was Glad When They Said unto Me…”

The Last Week of Advent: Praying the O Antiphons

In these last days of Advent (beginning December 16) join us in preparing for Christmas by praying daily the O Antiphons. Each of these brief ancient prayers emphasizes a different name of Jesus. Each O Antiphon corresponds with a verse in the beloved Advent hymn, O Come, O Come, Emmanuel. Below are listed the sevenContinue reading “The Last Week of Advent: Praying the O Antiphons”

An invitation to a Lenten Fast

The season of Lent is upon us! In the church year, Lent is a gentle invitation to renewed devotion. A time of repentance, fasting and prayer which begins with Ash Wednesday (this year on February 26) and precedes the 50-day festal season of Easter. The 40-day season of Lent reflects our Lord’s preparation and fastingContinue reading “An invitation to a Lenten Fast”