Oremus for Wednesday, November 11, 2020

St Martin of ToursMartin, one of the patron saints of France, was born about 330 at Sabaria, the modern Szombathely in Hungary. His early years were spent in Pavia in Italy. After a term of service in the Roman army, he traveled about Europe, and finally settled in Poitiers, whose bishop,Hilary, he had come toContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, November 11, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Leo the GreatLeo the Great became pope in the year 440 and twice proved his bravery in saving the citizens of Rome from the invading barbarians. He was an eloquent and wise preacher, using simple gospel texts to proclaim the Christian faith. His administrative skills were unrivalled and he used the resources of the ChurchContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, November 10, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, November 8, 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/2988/ Antiphon1 Ant. Guide my footsteps, O Lord, according to your word,so that no iniquity may ever gain the upper hand, O Lord.V. Blessed are those whose way is blameless, *who walk in the law of theContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, November 8, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, November 6, 2020

William TempleWilliam Temple was born October 15, 1881, and baptized three weeks later, on November 6, in Exeter Cathedral. His father, Dr. Frederick Temple, Bishop of Exeter and then of London, became Archbishop of Canterbury when William was fifteen. Growing up at the heart of the Church of England, William’s love for it was deepContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, November 6, 2020”

Oremus for Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Let the heavens rejoice and let the earth be gladbefore the face of the Lord for he comes.V. O sing a new song to the Lord; *sing to the Lord, all the earth.O sing to the Lord; bless his name. *P roclaim his salvation day by day.Tell among the nations his glory, *andContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, November 4, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Behold, the Sovereign Lord is coming; kingship, government and power are in his hands.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 poor in right judgment. Cf. Mal 3: 1; 1 Chron 29:12; Psalm 72 Almighty God,to whom allContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, November 3, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, November 2, 2020

All Souls‘The believer’s pilgrimage of faith is lived out with the mutual support of all the people of God. In Christ all the faithful, both living and departed, are bound together in a communion of prayer.’ This simple, agreed statement from the Anglican–Roman Catholic International Commission explains the purpose of the celebration on this day.Continue reading “Oremus for Monday, November 2, 2020”