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March 31, 2019: Fourth Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 28, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 Tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to listen to Jesus, but the Pharisees and scribes began to complain, saying, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” So to them Jesus addressed this parable: “A man had two sons, and the younger son said to his father, ‘Father, give…

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March 24, 2019: Third Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 21, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 13:1-9 Some people told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their sacrifices. Jesus said to them in reply, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were greater sinners than all other Galileans? By no means! But I tell you, if you…

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March 17, 2019: Second Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 14, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 9:28-36 Jesus took Peter, John, and James and went up the mountain to pray. While he was praying his face changed in appearance and his clothing became dazzling white. And behold, two men were conversing with him, Moses and Elijah, who appeared in glory and spoke of his exodus that he was going…

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March 10, 2019: First Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 7, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 4:1-13 Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days, to be tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and when they were over he was hungry. The devil said to him, “If you are the Son…

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March 3, 2019: Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Lorraine Kirker | February 28, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 6:39-45 Jesus told his disciples a parable, “Can a blind person guide a blind person? Will not both fall into a pit? No disciple is superior to the teacher; but when fully trained, every disciple will be like his teacher. Why do you notice the splinter in your brother’s eye, but do not…

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Two Retired Episcopal priests become Providence Associates

By Lorraine Kirker | November 5, 2013 |

On Washington’s Whidbey Island, on a very Pacific Northwest Sunday morning as far as the weather was concerned, Rev. Amy Donohue-Adams and Rev. William Seth Adams, husband and wife retired Episcopal priests, became Providence Associates.

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Litany of Non-Violence delivers a powerful message

By Lorraine Kirker | August 6, 2013 |

In our increasingly violent world such a prayer as the Litany of Non-Violence delivers a powerful message, and today, Aug. 6, is a particularly appropriate day for us to meet or become reacquainted with that message. On this date in 1945 an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan and three days later, on Aug. 9, another was dropped on Nagasaki. For the sake of all humanity, let us pray such events are never repeated.

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Lorraine Kirker, PA, was taught by the Sisters of Providence at St. Polycarp School, Somerville, MA. A Providence Associate since 2010, Lorraine has served on the Congregation Peace with Justice Committee (currently Justice Coordinating Commission). A retired Naval Officer, Lorraine lives on Whidbey Island in Washington state where she is active in her parish, St. Hubert Catholic Church in Langley, and in the local fiber art community.

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