Oremus for Thursday, October 1, 2020

Starting today, we will begin using the lessons appointed in W. Douglas Mills’ A Daily Lectionary, published in 1985 to accompany the Common Lectionary (the predecessor to the RCL). I’ve long had a copy in my possession and thought it a fine work; the changes to the RCL made it obsolete for many, but itContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, October 1, 2020”

Oremus for Wednesday, September 30, 2020

St JeromeJerome was born at Strido near Aquileia on the Adriatic coast of Dalmatia, in about the year 342. He studied at Rome, where he was baptised. He tried the life of a monk for a time, but unsuccessfully. Following a dream in which he stood before the judgement seat of God and was condemnedContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, September 30, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, September 29, 2020

St Michael and All AngelsMichael, Gabriel and Raphael are the three named biblical angels, depicted as the belovèd messengers of God. Michael, which means ‘who is like God?’, is described as protector of Israel and leader of the armies of God and is perhaps best known as the slayer of the dragon in the RevelationContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, September 29, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, September 27, 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/2812/ Antiphon1 Ant. Be mindful of your word to your servant, O Lord,in which you caused me to hope; this has been my comfort in my affliction.V. Blessed are those whose way is blameless, *who walkContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, September 27, 2020”

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”