Tag Archives: Holy Week

I Do Not Know the Man

Matthew 26:69-75 Powerless.  That’s how I feel every time a bomb goes off in an airport or subway station, every time gunmen attack the innocent whether it be on a beach, in a nightclub or school, an office building or … Continue reading

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Holy Week Prayers: Friday

Mark 15:21-39 O Lord, Jesus, as the many passed by your cross wagging their tongues and shaking their heads, they mocked you and belittled you with your own words. They put you down because you weren’t the messiah they were … Continue reading

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Holy Week Prayers: Thursday

Mark 15:1-20 God of peace, God of justice, I confess the violence of my heart. I see wrong doing and I want someone punished. I am hurt and I want others to hurt. The thrill of the crowd’s urging to … Continue reading

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Holy Week Prayers: Wednesday

Mark 14:53-72 O Lord Jesus, how often have I stood by silently while others mocked and derided you? How often have I let the judgments of others stand unchallenged, even when I knew the truth? How often have I preferred … Continue reading

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Holy Week Prayers- Tuesday

Mark 14:26-52 Never-failing God, how boldly I stand before you week after week; how brashly I proclaim faith and the meaning of faithfulness; how firmly do I believe in myself–and how little do I trust in you. At your hour … Continue reading

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Holy Week Prayers: Sunday

Mark 14:3-9 Compassionate and Merciful God, we confess that we are quick to judge in situations we don’t understand.  We confess that we do not see the big picture, but focus only on what is immediately in front of us. … Continue reading

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