Oremus for Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. O Lord, you have blessed your land, * you have put an end to Jacob’s captivity; you have forgiven the guilt of your people.V. You forgave the guilt of your people, *and covered all their sins.You averted all your rage; *you turned back the heat of your anger. Psalm 85 Almighty God,to whomContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, October 21, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. My heart declared to you: * Your countenance have I sought; I shall ever seek your countenance, O Lord; do not turn your face from me.V. The Lord is my light and my salvation; *whom shall I fear?The Lord is the stronghold of my life; *whom should I dread? Psalm 27 Almighty God,to whomContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, October 20, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, October 19, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Honor the Lord with your substance and with the first fruits of all your produce; then shall your barns be filled with abundance, and your presses shall run over with wine.V. Blessed the man who fears the Lord, *who takes great delight in his commandments.His descendants shall be powerful on earth; *the generationContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, October 19, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, October 18, 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/2887/ St Luke the EvangelistLuke was a dear friend of the apostle Paul, and is mentioned by him three times in his Letters. Paul describes him as ‘the belovèd physician’ and, in his second Letter toContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, October 18, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, October 17, 2020

Ignatius of AntiochIgnatius was the second bishop of Antioch in Syria, who was caught in a persecution of the Church around the year 115 and condemned to suffer death in the public arena. The authorities decided to send him all the way to Rome for execution of this sentence. He was put in the custodyContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, October 17, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, October 16, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. I will relate all your wondrous deeds. I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing to the honor of your name, O Most High.V. But the Lord sits enthroned forever; *he has set up his throne for judgment.He will judge the world with justice; *he will govern the peoples withContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, October 16, 2020”

Oremus for Thursday, October 15, 2020

Teresa of Ávila Teresa was born into an aristocratic Spanish family in 1515. Following her mother’s death, she was educated by Augustinian nuns and then ran away from home to enter a Carmelite convent when she was twenty. After initial difficulties in prayer, her intense mystical experiences attracted many disciples. She was inspired to reformContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, October 15, 2020”

Oremus for Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. A multitude with diseases, and those who were troubled by unclean spirits, came unto him, because a power emanated from him which healed them all.V. I will bless the Lord at all times; *praise of him is always in my mouth.Look towards him and be radiant; *let your faces not be abashed. LukeContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, October 14, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord, walking by the sea of Galilee, * saw two brothers, Peter and Andrew, and he called out to them: Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.V. The heavens declare the glory of God, *and the firmament proclaims the work of his hands.Day unto day conveys the message, *andContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, October 13, 2020”