The Collect Call
About This Show
The Collect Call is a podcast that unpacks and reflects upon the meaning of the collect of the week – that prayer at the start of the Episcopal church service that changes every week. Hosts Brendan O’Sullivan-Hale and Holli Powell challenge themselves to learn a little about the history of the prayers, reflect on their spiritual meaning and application to daily life, and, inevitably, reduce them to tweets.
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The Collect Call: For Those Who Influence Public Opinion
4 days ago
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Thanks to a super-fan, we’re embarking on a new exploration of the Book of Common Prayer, starting with the prayer for those who influence public opinion. Plus – what’s in the lectionary this week?
This week’s prayer (BCP 827):
Almighty God, you proclaim your truth in every age by many voices: Direct, in our time, we pray, those who speak where many listen and write what many read; that they may do their part in making the heart of this people wise, its mind sound, and its will righteous; to the honor of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
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