Oremus for Sunday, January 31, 2021

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/3307/ Antiphon1 Ant. Let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice; * seek the Lord and be strengthened; seek his face for evermore.V. Give thanks to the Lord; proclaim his name. *Make known hisContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, January 31, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, January 30, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord has become my protector; * he has brought me forth into free spacesand open he delivered mebecause he was well pleased with me.V. I love you, Lord, my strength; *O Lord, my rock, my fortress, my savior;my God, my rock where I take refuge; *my shield, my saving strength, my stronghold.I cryContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, January 30, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, January 28, 2021

Thomas AquinasThomas Aquinas has been described as the greatest thinker and teacher of the mediæval church. Born at Rocca Secca, near Aquino, in Italy, Thomas was educated first by the Benedictines at Monte Cassino and then at the University of Naples. Against his family’s wishes, he joined the mendicant Dominican Order of Preachers. His profound,Continue reading “Oremus for Thursday, January 28, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. He who meditates day and night on the law of the Lord, shall bear fruit in due season.V. Blessed indeed is the man *who follows not the counsel of the wicked,nor stands in the path with sinners, *nor abides in the company of scorners. Psalm 1; Psalm 30 Almighty God,to whom all hearts areContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, January 27, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Timothy and TitusOn the day following the Conversion of St Paul, the Church remembers two of his companions, ‘partners and fellow-workers in God’s service’. Timothy, we are told, had a Jewish mother and a Greek father, whilst Titus was wholly Greek. It was because of Titus that Paul stood out against compulsory circumcision but, toContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, January 26, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, January 25, 2021

The Conversion of St PaulThe conversion of the anti-Christian zealot, Saul, to the apostle of Christ, Paul, is clearly related in the reading from the Acts of the Apostles, but it has to be remembered that this was a beginning: Saul took some time to become Paul and some time to begin to understand thatContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, January 25, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, January 24, 2021

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/3290/ Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord’s right hand has shown strength, * the Lord’s right hand has exalted me.I shall not die, but live; and I shall declare the works of the Lord. V. I called toContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, January 24, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, January 23, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Seek first the kingdom of God, and the rest will be given to you in addition, says the Lord.V. Do not fret because of the wicked; *do not envy those who do evil,Trust in the Lord and do good; *then you will dwell in the land and safely pasture. Matthew 6; Psalm 37 AlmightyContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, January 23, 2021”