This week, the reading from First Peter is catching my attention. I know the Tuesday Bible Study had a good long look at it today.
"But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light."
How do you feel about that? When you think about this parish being a community that is a Royal Priesthood, what images come to your mind? How do you proclaim the mighty acts of him who called YOU out of darkness into his marvelous light? How is that your own priestly ministry?
Or do you just feel really uncomfortable thinking of yourself as part of a royal priesthood?