On the Occasion of a Disaster   1 comment

San Francisco, California, After the 1906 Earthquake

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From Holy Women, Holy Men:  Celebrating the Saints (2010), of The Episcopal Church:

Compassionate God, whose Son Jesus wept at the grace of his friend Lazarus:  Draw near to us in this time of sorrow and anguish, comfort those who mourn, strengthen those who are weary, encourage those in despair, and lead us to fullness of life; through the same Jesus Christ, our Savior and Redeemer, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, God for ever and ever.  Amen.

First Reading Options:

Job 14:7-13

Jeremiah 31:15-20

Psalm Options:

60:1-5

130

80:1-7

23

Second Reading Options:

Romans 8:35-38

Revelation 21:1-7

Romans 8:18-25

Gospel Reading Options:

Luke 6:20-26

Mark 13:14-27

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