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The Apostles’ Creed: First Month—Day 15

the holy catholic Church,

Scripture

Just as we have many members in one body, but all the members do not have the same function, so we who are many are one body in Christ and individually members of one another. And we have different gifts, according to the grace given to us. (Romans 12:4-6)

Reading (Lectio)

  • Slowly read the Scripture passage several times.

Meditation (Meditatio)

  • Reflect and ruminate on the words and phrases in the text.
  • Which words, phrases, or images speak most to you?

Prayer (Oratio)

  • Offer the internalized passage back to God in the form of a personalized prayer of adoration, confession, renewal, petition, intercession, affirmation, or thanksgiving.

Contemplation (Contemplatio)

  • What word or image encapsulates the spirit of the passage for you?
  • Take a few minutes to present yourself before God in silence and yieldedness. When your mind wanders, center yourself by returning to the spirit of the passage.

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