Oremus for Friday, January 22, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord is my light and my salvation, * whom shall I fear? The Lord is the protector of my life,of whom shall I be afraid? My enemies who trouble me have themselves grown weak and have fallen.V. Though an army encamp against me, *my heart would not fear.Though war break out againstContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, January 22, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, January 21, 2021

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 my prayer:Continue reading “Oremus for Thursday, January 21, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. I prayed to my God, I, Daniel, and I said: *“Hearken, O Lord, unto the prayers of your servant, and cause your face to shine upon your sanctuary; look with forgiveness upon this nation over whom your name has been invoked, O God.”V. I was still occupied with my prayer, *confessing my sin andContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, January 19, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, January 18, 2021

The Confession of St PeterToday we commemorate the confession of Simon Peter as told in the Gospel according to Matthew. When Jesus asked, “Who do you say that I am?” Simon spoke up and said, “You are theChrist, the Son of the living God!” Jesus then responded: “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah! ItContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, January 18, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, January 17, 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/3253/ Antiphon1 Ant. Shout joyfully to God, all the earth; shout with joy to God, all the earth; sing a psalm in honor of his name; come and hear, all you who fear God, and IContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, January 17, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, January 16, 2021

Charles GoreCharles Gore was born in 1853 in Wimbledon and educated mainly at Oxford. He was ordained in 1876 and served in positions at Cuddeston and Pusey House, Oxford, both of which were focused upon theological education and the formation of clergy. While at Pusey House, Gore founded the Community of the Resurrection, a communityContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, January 16, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, January 15, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God; blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God; blessed are those who suffer persecution for the sake of justice, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.V. When the Lord brought back the exiles of Sion, *we thought weContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, January 15, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, January 14, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Andrew said to his brother Simon: “We have found the Messiah” which means Christ; and he led him to Jesus.V. I will bless the Lord at all times; *praise of him is always in my mouth.In the Lord my soul shall make its boast; *the humble shall hear and be glad. John 1; PsalmContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, January 14, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Hilary of PoitiersHilary was born at Poitiers in about the year 315; his family, though pagan, gave him an excellent education and he was proficient in Latin and Greek. After extensive personal study, he tells us that he was baptised at the age of thirty. He was elected bishop of the city in the yearContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, January 13, 2021”