CREEDS Retreat Conference I: Advent and the Incarnation of Christ

Readings:  Matthew 1:18-25; Matthew 3:1-7 Godspell:  “Prepare Ye” and “Save the People” One of the single greatest mysteries of our faith is the Incarnation of Christ.  When you stop to think about it, who are we that the Author of all Life should take on our own corrupt and broken form and become one of… Continue reading CREEDS Retreat Conference I: Advent and the Incarnation of Christ

CREEDS Retreat Conference II: The Eucharist and the Church

Scriptures: Matthew 26:14-30 Godspell: “Beautiful City” and “On the Willows” The Eucharist is an amazingly complex event.  Ordinary food – bread and wine – become the very body and blood of our Lord and God.  Through the Eucharist we mere creatures are given the opportunity to take part in the very life of God our… Continue reading CREEDS Retreat Conference II: The Eucharist and the Church

CREEDS Retreat Conference III: Salvation through the Cross and Resurrection

Scriptures: Matthew 27:33-56; Matthew 28:1-10 Godspell: “Finale” Ask a bunch of church type people what their favorite celebration of the Church year is, and inevitably most of them will tell you that it’s the Paschal Triduum.  That period from the evening of Holy Thursday to the Evening of Holy Saturday, celebrating the giving of the… Continue reading CREEDS Retreat Conference III: Salvation through the Cross and Resurrection