Oremus for Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Saint ClareBorn in 1193 in Assisi of a wealthy family, Clare caught the joy of a new vision of the gospel from Francis’ preaching. Escaping from home, first to the Benedictines and then to a B├ęguine-style group, she chose a contemplative way of life when she founded her own community, which lived in corporate povertyContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, August 11, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, August 10, 2020

Saint LawrenceThe sources for the martyrdom of Laurence are among the earliest, though the details are thin. Laurence was one of the seven deacons at Rome and closely associated with Pope Sixtus II, martyred just a few days before him. His examiners insisted he produce the Church treasures. He promptly did so: assembling all theContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, August 10, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, August 9, 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/2635/ Antiphon1 Ant. Remember, O Lord, your covenant, * and do not abandon for ever the souls of your poor; arise, O Lord, and judge your own cause; forget not the cries of those who seekContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, August 9, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, August 7, 2020

John Mason Neale John Mason Neale was born in 1818 and, whilst an undergraduate at Cambridge, was influenced by the ideas of the Tractarians. He was a founder of the Cambridge Camden Society, which stimulated interest in ecclesiastical art and which played a part in the revival of Catholic ritual in the Church of England.Continue reading “Oremus for Friday, August 7, 2020”

Oremus for Thursday, August 6, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. The righteous man shall flourish like the palm tree;he shall grow up like a cedar of Lebanon.V. It is good to give thanks to the Lord, *to make music to your name, O Most High,to proclaim your loving mercy in the morning, *and your truth in the watches of the night,on the ten-stringedContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, August 6, 2020”

Oremus for Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Skies, let the Just One come forth like the dew, *let him descend from the clouds like the rain. The earth will open up and give birth to our Savior.V. The heavens declare the glory of God, *and the firmament proclaims the work of his hands.Day unto day conveys the message, *and nightContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, August 5, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, August 2, 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/2625/ Antiphon1 Ant. All you who are thirsty, * come to the waters,says the Lord, and you who have no money, come, drink in gladness.V. Give ear, my people, to my teaching; *incline your ear toContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, August 2, 2020”