God on this day, we invoke the spirit of our ancestor, the Apostle Mary Magdalene Grant us the audacity of Mary Magdalene to break gender roles and dismiss stereotypes Grant us the confidence of Mary Magdalene to step into spaces, work, and movements—sometimes uninvited, often unwanted, always unapologetic Grant us the courage of Mary Magdalene… Read More
Revised Common Lectionary: I have seen the Lord!
Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! But not quite yet. For church professionals, we first have to endure the hard and holy week leading up to Easter. We live out the mental, emotional, and spiritual drama in real time. On Maundy Thursday, we may wash feet or share Communion, or both (hopefully with some… Read More
Friday Prayer: Feast Day of Mary Magdalene
Holy Mary of Magdala, Apostle to the Apostles, Friend of Jesus, Soul Freed from Seven Demons, pray for us. Brown-skinned prophetic sister, comfort those who are grieving and exhausted. Bring the consolation of company, rest, and return for their labor. Watcher at the foot of the cross, give us the strength to bear witness to… Read More
Wednesday Festival: Blessing Mary Magdalene
Among many other reasons, I am deeply grateful to the RevGalBlogPals community for the ecumenical relationships that are here and that continue my introduction to the beautiful diversity of the Body of Christ. As one born & raised in a Protestant tradition sans saints, it is because of sisters around this blogging ring that I am at all aware of… Read More