Come for Holli’s Smorgasbord of Outrage™; stay for Brendan’s ruminations on Pope John Paul II’s funeral. Featuring, for the second week, special guest Kyle Oliver!
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 service that changes every week. Turns out there’s a lot in those little paragraphs! Hosts Brendan O’Sullivan-Hale and Holli Powell challenge themselves to learn 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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NPR News story about Pope John Paul II’s funeral (from which we took audio for this podcast)
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This Week’s Prayer
Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen.
About the hosts:
Brendan O’Sullivan-Hale is a member of the Episcopal Church of All Saints, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Holli Powell is a member of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Georgetown, Kentucky.