Our little cohort has come a long way in the past few years. While we began primarily to discuss theological issues, we have since experienced the joy of new life together, and the pain of death. This Sunday will center around the figure that for two-thousand years Christians have contemplated, the Virgin Mary. She experienced great joy at the birth of Jesus, and great pain at his crucifixion. But she is also a figure of hope, as she brought the Son of God, and salvation, into the world.
We will read texts about Mary from the Bible, as well as prayers that have been written to her over the centuries. We will listen to a few of the most beautiful Marian compositions ever written. Most importantly, we will pray for each other as we share each other's joy, pain, and hope.
The service will start at 5:00, and we will have a potluck at 6:00.
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with You.
Blessed art thou among women,
And blessed is the fruit of they womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
Pray for us sinners, now, and at the hour of our death.