Oremus for Tuesday, December 22, 2020

AntiphonChant: https://tinyurl.com/y97vabos O Rex Gentium, et desideratus earum,lapisque angularis, qui facis utraque unum:veni, et salva hominem,quem de limo formasti. O King of the nations, and their desire, the cornerstone making both one: Come and save the human race, which you fashioned from clay. O Ruler of all nations,Lord of all time and space,you hold humanityContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, December 22, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, December 21, 2020

AntiphonChant: https://tinyurl.com/yar6cdh3 O Oriens, splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae:veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis. O Morning Star, splendour of light eternal and sun of righteousness:Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death. O Rising Dawn,you shine with warm brightness and clean freshness,chasing the fearsome shadows ofContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, December 21, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, December 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/3148/ AntiphonChant: https://tinyurl.com/y9a62bf3 O Clavis David, et sceptrum domus Israel;qui aperis, et nemo claudit;claudis, et nemo aperit:veni, et educ vinctum de domo carceris,sedentem in tenebris, et umbra mortis. O Key of David and sceptre of theContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, December 20, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, December 19, 2020

AntiphonChant: https://tinyurl.com/y8zya7wc O radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum,super quem continebunt reges os suum,quem Gentes deprecabuntur:veni ad liberandum nos, jam noli tardare. O Root of Jesse, standing as a sign among the peoples; before you kings will shut their mouths,to you the nations will make their prayer:Come and deliver us, and delay no longer.Continue reading “Oremus for Saturday, December 19, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, December 18, 2020

AntiphonChant: https://tinyurl.com/yaqpktwa O Adonai, et Dux domus Israel,qui Moysi in igne flammae rubi apparuisti,et ei in Sina legem dedisti:veni ad redimendum nos in brachio extento. O Adonai, and leader of the House of Israel,who appeared to Moses in the fire of the burning bushand gave him the law on Sinai:Come and redeem us with anContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, December 18, 2020”

Oremus for Thursday, December 17, 2020

O SapientiaThe Western Church has been singing the “O” Antiphons since at least the eighth century. They are the antiphons that accompany the Magnificat canticle of Evening Prayer from December 17-23. They are a magnificent theology that uses ancient biblical imagery drawn from the messianic hopes of the Old Testament to proclaim the coming Christ as theContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, December 17, 2020”

Oremus for Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Jerusalem, built as a city whose parts are bound firmly together! It is there that the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, to give thanks unto your name, O Lord.V. I rejoiced when they said to me, *“Let us go to the house of the Lord.”And now our feet are standingContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, December 16, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, December 15, 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. Malachi 3; 1 Chronicles 29; Psalm 72 Almighty God,give us grace to castContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, December 15, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, December 14, 2020

John of the CrossBorn to an impoverished noble family near Avila in Spain in 1542, Juan de Yepes was brought up by his widowed mother and went to a charity school. He worked as a nurse and received further education from the Jesuits before entering the Carmelite order when he was twenty-one. Having distinguished himselfContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, December 14, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, December 13, 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/3133/ Antiphon1 Ant. Rejoice in the Lord always; * again I say, rejoice.Let your forbearance be known to all men. The Lord is at hand. Do not be anxious over anything; but in all manner ofContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, December 13, 2020”