Oremus for Friday, July 31, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Say: Take courage, you who are fainthearted, and do not fear; behold, our God will come and he will save us.V. The desert and the parched land will exult; *the steppe will rejoice and bloom. Isaiah 35 O God,you are the well-spring of life.Pour into our hearts the living water of your grace,thatContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, July 31, 2020”

Oremus for Thursday, July 30, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. All power has been given to me in heaven and on earth, alleluia,*go therefore and teach all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and ofthe Son and of the Ho-ly Spirit, alleluia, alleluia.V. Give ear, my people, to my teaching; *incline your ear to the words of my mouth.TheContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, July 30, 2020”

Oremus for Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Mary, Martha, and Lazarus of Bethany The gospels describe how Mary, Martha and their brother Lazarus gave Jesus hospitality in their home at Bethany outside Jerusalem. Jesus is said to have loved all three. After Lazarus’ death, he wept and was moved by the sisters’ grief to bring Lazarus back from the dead. Martha recognisedContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, July 29, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits; and your youth shall be renewed like the eagle‚Äôs.V. Bless the Lord, O my soul, *and all within me, his holy name.It is the Lord who forgives all your sins, *who heals every one of your ills,who redeems your life fromContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, July 28, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, July 26, 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/2593/ Antiphon1 Ant. The kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant seeking fine pearls; having found one of great worth,he went and sold all that he had, and he bought it.Ps. I will bless theContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, July 26, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, July 25, 2020

St James (the Great)James, often called ‘the Great’, was a Galilean fisherman who, with his brother John, was one of the first apostles called by Jesus to follow him. The two brothers were with Jesus at his Transfiguration and with him again in the garden of Gethsemane. They annoyed the other followers of Jesus byContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, July 25, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, July 24, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. People of Zion behold, * the Lord is coming to save all nations; and the Lord shall cause you to hear his majestic voice for the joy of your heart.Ps. O shepherd of Israel, hear us, *you who lead Joseph like a flock:enthroned on the cherubim, shine forth upon Ephraim, Benjamin, Manasseh. *RouseContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, July 24, 2020”

Oremus for Thursday, July 23, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. God is in his holy dwelling place; * the God who causes us to dwell together,one at heart, in his house; he himself will give power and strength to his people.Ps. God arises, and his enemies are scattered: *and those who hate him flee from before his face. Psalm 68 God, our creator,youContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, July 23, 2020”