Oremus for Saturday, November 21, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. O Lord our governor, how admirable is your name in all the earth!From the mouths of children and of babes you fashioned praise to foil your enemy, *to silence the foe and the rebel. Psalm 8 Almighty God,to whom all hearts are open,all desires, known,and from whom no secrets are hid:Cleanse the thoughtsContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, November 21, 2020”

Oremus for Thursday, November 19, 2020

Hilda of WhitbyHilda was born in 614 of the royal house of Northumbria. Baptised in York at the age of twelve by the Roman missionary Paulinus, she was later an influential lay leader of the Church. She was encouraged by Aidan of Lindisfarne to become a Religious, and subsequently established a monastery at Streanaeshalch (Whitby).Continue reading “Oremus for Thursday, November 19, 2020”

Oremus for Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Elizabeth of HungaryElizabeth was born in 1207, the daughter of a king of Hungary, and was given in marriage to Louis IV, Landgrave of Thuringia, with whom she had three children. Theirs was a happy, if short, marriage but her husband of four years died of the plague. Elizabeth was driven from the court andContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, November 18, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. If a man wishes to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.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.This lowly one called; the Lord heard, *andContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, November 17, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, November 16, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Ask of me, * and I will give you the nations as your inheritance and the utmost parts of the earth as your possession.V. Why do the nations conspire, *and the peoples plot in vain?They arise, the kings of the earth; *princes plot against the Lord and his Anointed.“Let us burst asunder theirContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, November 16, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, November 15, 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/3030/ Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord says: “I am pondering thoughts of peace and not of affliction* you shall call upon me, and I will hear you; and I will bring you back from all the landsContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, November 15, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, November 14, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Make vows unto the Lord your God, and accomplish them, * all you who gather around him to present offerings; to the awesome God who takes away the life of princes; he is greatly feared by all the kings of the earth.V. God is renowned in Judah; *in Israel his name is great.HisContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, November 14, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, November 13, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. The earth will be satisfied by the work of your hands, O Lordas you bring forth bread from the landand wine to gladden the heart of man; oil to make his face shine, and bread to strengthen man’s heart.V. Bless the Lord, O my soul! *O Lord my God, how great you are,clothedContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, November 13, 2020”

Oremus for Thursday, November 12, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. The Lamb who has been slain * is worthy to receive power, and divinity,and wisdom, and strength, and honor; let glory and dominion be his for ever and ever.V. O God, give your judgment to the king, *to a king’s son your justice,that he may judge your people in justice, *and your poorContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, November 12, 2020”