Notable Feast Days this Week:

May 31 - Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(Western Calendars)
June 3 - Charles Lwanga & Co (1886)
(Anglican and Roman Catholic Calendars)
June 4 - Mary and Martha of Bethany
(Eastern Calendars)
June 5 - Boniface, Apostle to the Germans (Died 754)

Revised Common Lectionary

I Kings 17:8-16; 17-24
Psalm 146
Galatians 1:11-24
Luke 7:11-17

Liturgical Color - Green 

The Third Sunday in Trinitytide (Year C) June 5, 2016

"The dead man was being buried, and many friends were conducting him to his tomb. Christ, the life and resurrection, meets him there. He is the Destroyer of death and of corruption. He is the One in whom we live and move and are. He is who has restored the nature of man to that which it originally was and has set free our death-fraught flesh from the bonds of death. He had mercy upon the woman, and that her tears might be stopped, he commanded saying, “Weep not.” Immediately the cause of her weeping was done away." -Cyril of Alexandria

Psalm of the Week
Scripture Readings
Psalm 146

"Praise the Lord.
Praise the Lord, my soul.
I will praise the Lord all my life;
    I will sing praise to my God
as long as I live.
Do not put your trust in princes,
    in human beings, who cannot save...
Blessed are those whose help 
is the God of Jacob,
    whose hope is in the Lord their God..."

St. Augustine's
Commentary on Psalm 146

Charles Spurgeon's 
Commentary on Psalm 146

Note:The daily readings will be designated as the week marked for Proper 4,
The Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth, or The Second Week of/after Pentecost.
Psalm 146 Spotify Playlist
Congregational Hymns: Recordings + Leadsheets
Psalm 146 - by Kaitlyn Ferry and Brian T. Murphy, 2015 |Leadsheet  

Sing Praise to God - by Eric Gilbert |Leadsheet Capo Leadsheet

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty - Joachim Neander, 1680 | Leadsheet (Contemporary Arrangement)

Alleluia 7 (Taize) - by Jacques Berthier | Leadsheet

Psalm 146 Metrical Options (Tune: Come Thou Fount, Beach Spring) 

Psalm 146 (Anglican Chant) - Anglican Chant Psalter

Read about "How to Chant the Psalms"
Commentary on Luke 7:11-17
"The Virgin’s son met the widow’s son. He became like a sponge for her tears and as life for the death of her son. Death turned about in its den and turned its back on the victorious one."

-Ephrem the Syrian
Practicing Prayer
Form for Contemplative Prayer (View and Download)
Form for Daily Prayer (View and Download)
Audio Prayer Meditation - Pray As You Go (Listen)
Music for Listening  (Trinitytide)
This new Indie release is a creative, well-written and produced collection of musical reflections perfect for Trinitytide. Musician Jess Alldredge leads this Seattle collective known as Emerald Hymns. Worthy of repeated listening!

Steam and download here
Spotify playlist here

*Sheet music available for download here.  
One need not go any further than the liner notes that accompany this jazz milestone to find themes that resonate with Trinitytide and the Christian journey towards the one supreme love of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. What other jazz composition rivals Coltrane's expression of Trinitarian joy, life, and resolve!? A Love Supreme is a Psalm of praise to the Giver of all good things, "Praise the Lord!"
Thematic Art 
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