Oremus for Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. He fed them with the finest of wheat, alleluia;and with honey from the rock he satisfied them, alleluia, alleluia.Ps. Sing joyfully to God our strength, *shout in triumph to the God of Jacob.Raise a song and sound the timbrel, *the sweet-sounding harp and the lute. Psalm 81 As you cause the sun toContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, June 30, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, June 29, 2020

Feast of Saints Peter and PaulPeter has often been called the ‘Prince of the Apostles’ because of the words of Jesus re-naming him, from Simon to Cephas. This was the Aramaic form of the Greek word Peter, which means ‘rock’. Jesus said that on this rock he would build his Church. But both Peter andContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, June 29, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, June 28, 2020

For another form of worship in the home based on today’s lessons in the Revised Common Lectionary, go to https://blogs.elca.org/worship/2504/ Antiphon1 Ant. All nations, clap your hands; shout unto God with a voice of joy.Ps. For the Lord, the Most High, is awesome, *the great king over all the earth. Psalm 47 God of allContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, June 28, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, June 27, 2020

St Cyril of AlexandriaCyril was born in Alexandria and was first heard of as a young priest. He succeeded his uncle as Patriarch in the year 412 and began his great defence of the classical doctrines of God the Holy Trinity and of Jesus Christ as a unique and single Person within the Trinity. HisContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, June 27, 2020”

Oremus for Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Birth of Saint John the Baptist The biblical story of John, the son of Elizabeth and Zechariah, begins even before his birth. His leaping in his mother’s womb is seen as a great alleluia in anticipation of the birth of his Redeemer and the good news of Jesus Christ is related in all fourContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, June 24, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Render secure my footsteps in your paths * so that my feet do not slip; incline your ear and hear my words;display your wonderful mercies, O Lord, Savior of those who place their hope in you.Ps. O Lord, hear a cause that is just; *pay heed to my cry.Turn your ear to myContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, June 23, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, June 22, 2020

St Alban Alban was a soldier in the Roman city of Verulamium (now St Albans in Hertfordshire) who gave shelter to a Christian priest fleeing from persecution, hiding him in his house for several days. Greatly influenced by his devotion to prayer, Alban received instruction from the priest and was converted. When the priest’s hiding-placeContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, June 22, 2020”