Oremus for Sunday, July 12, 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/2549/ Antiphon1 Ant. As for me, I will appear before you in righteousness;I will be satisfied when your glory is made manifest.Ps. O Lord, hear a cause that is just; *pay heed to my cry.Turn yourContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, July 12, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, July 11, 2020

St BenedictBenedict was born in Nursia, central Italy, around the year 480. As a young man he was sent to study in Rome, but was soon appalled by the corruption in society and withdrew to live as a hermit at Subiaco. He quickly attracted disciples and began to establish small monasteries in the neighbourhood. AroundContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, July 11, 2020”

Oremus for Thursday, July 9, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Sing unto the Lord, alleluia; * sing to the Lord, bless his name; proclaim his salvation day after day, alleluia, alleluia.Ps. O sing a new song to the Lord; *sing to the Lord, all the earth.Tell among the nations his glory, *and his wonders among all the peoples. Psalm 96 God, our creator,youContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, July 9, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, July 6, 2020

Saints Thomas More and John Fisher Born in London in 1478, Thomas More studied classics and then the law, being called to the Bar at twenty-three years old. His clear honesty and integrity impressed Henry VIII and he appointed Thomas as his Chancellor. He supported the king in his efforts to reform the clergy butContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, July 6, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, July 5, 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/2531/ Antiphon1 Ant. We have received your mercy, O God, * in the midst of your temple; even as your name, so also does your praise extend to the ends of the earth; your right handContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, July 5, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, July 3, 2020

Feast of St Thomas the ApostleThomas is mentioned among the number of the Apostles in the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke but it is in John’s gospel that his significance is revealed. Firstly, he is heard encouraging the other disciples to go to Jud├Ža with Jesus; then, not knowing what Jesus meant when heContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, July 3, 2020”