Oremus for Saturday, September 26, 2020

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 to the words of my mouth.I will open my mouth in a parable *and utter hidden lessons of the past.Continue reading “Oremus for Saturday, September 26, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, September 25, 2020

Lancelot AndrewesBorn in 1555 in Barking, Lancelot Andrewes studied at Merchant Taylors’ School and then Pembroke Hall, Cambridge. After ordination, he held several posts before accepting appointment as bishop, first of Chichester, then of Ely and finally of Winchester in 1619. Andrewes was present at the Hampton Court Conference in 1604, which furthered the reformContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, September 25, 2020”

Oremus for Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Arise, O Jerusalem, and stand on high; and behold the joy that shall come to you from your God.V. O Jerusalem, glorify the Lord! *O Sion, praise your God!He has strengthened the bars of your gates; *he has blessed your children within you.He established peace on your borders; *he gives you your fillContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, September 23, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord opened the doors of heaven * and rained down manna upon them to eat; he gave them bread from heaven; man ate the bread of an-gels, alleluia.V. Give ear, my people, to my teaching; *incline your ear to the words of my mouth.I will open my mouth in a parable *and utterContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, September 22, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, September 21, 2020

Saint Matthew the EvangelistMatthew appears in the list of the twelve apostles of Jesus and, according to the gospel written under his name, was a tax collector. Mark and Luke called the tax collector Levi, and it has been assumed that they are one and the same. This occupation was despised by his fellow JewsContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, September 21, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, September 20, 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/2783/ Antiphon1 Ant. I am the salvation of the people, says the Lord; *from whatever tribulations they cry out to me, I will give heed to them; and I will be their Lord for ever.V. GiveContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, September 20, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, September 18, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. The love of God has been poured into our hearts, alleluia; by his Spirit which dwells in us, alleluia, alle-lu-ia.V. Bless the Lord, O my soul, *and all within me, his holy name.Bless the Lord, O my soul, *and never forget all his benefits. Romans 5; Psalm 103 Almighty God,to whom all heartsContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, September 18, 2020”

Oremus for Thursday, September 17, 2020

Hildegard of BingenHildegard was born in 1098 at Böckelheim in Germany. From her earliest years she had a powerful, visionary life, becoming a nun at the age of eighteen, much influenced by her foster-mother, Jutta, who had set up the community and whom she succeeded as Abbess in 1136. Her visions of light, which sheContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, September 17, 2020”