Oremus for Saturday, December 12, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Render secure my footsteps in your paths * so that my feet do not slip; incline your ear and hear my words;display your wonderful mercies, O Lord, Savior of those who place their hope in you.V. O Lord, hear a cause that is just; *pay heed to my cry.Turn your ear to myContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, December 12, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, December 11, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. People of Zion behold, * the Lord is coming to save all nations; and the Lord shall cause you to hear his majestic voice for the joy of your heart.V. O shepherd of Israel, hear us, *you who lead Joseph like a flock:enthroned on the cherubim, shine forthupon Ephraim, Benjamin, Manasseh. *Rouse upContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, December 11, 2020”

Oremus for Thursday, December 10, 2020

Thomas MertonThomas Merton was among the most influential Catholic writers of the twentieth century. His writings cover a broad range of subject matter: spirituality and the contemplative life, prayer, and religious biography. He was also deeply interested in issues of social justice and Christian responsibility. He did not shy away from controversy and addressed raceContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, December 10, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Conception of the Blessed Virgin MaryToday is the feast marking 9 months prior to the feast of Mary’s birth on September 8. Like every other human being, Mary was born with traits and gifts which, in her case, made her open to accepting God’s will when the angel visited her and asked her to beContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, December 8, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, December 7, 2020

AmbroseBorn in Trier in 339, Ambrose was of an aristocratic family and in the year 374 was governor of northern Italy, with his headquarters in Milan. Whilst trying to bring peace to the Christian community, with Arianism and orthodoxy each trying to gain the election of its man as bishop, Ambrose, known and respected byContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, December 7, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, December 6, 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/3106/ Antiphon1 Ant. Arise, O Jerusalem, and stand on high; andbe-hold 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 ofContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, December 6, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, December 5, 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,give us grace to cast away the works of darkness,and put on the armor of light,nowContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, December 5, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, December 4, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord said unto me: You are my Son, today I have begotten you.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. Psalm 2 Almighty God,give us grace to cast away the works of darkness,and putContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, December 4, 2020”