Oremus for Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Aelred of RievaulxAelred was born in 1109, of a family which had long been treasurers of the shrine of Cuthbert of Lindisfarne at Durham Cathedral. After intense disillusion and inner struggle, Aelred went to Yorkshire, where he became a Cistercian monk at the abbey of Rievaulx in 1133. Aelred soon became a major figure inContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, January 12, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, January 11, 2021

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,to whom all hearts are open,all desires, known,and from whom noContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, January 11, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, January 10, 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/3235/ Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/y3w79tum Ant. As many as have been baptized into Christ,have put on Christ, alleluia. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:both now and ever and unto the agesContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, January 10, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, January 9, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. People of Zion behold, * the Lord is coming to save all nations; and the Lord shall cause you to hear his majes-tic 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 forth †upon Ephraim, Benjamin, Manasseh. *Rouse upContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, January 9, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, January 8, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. God is in his holy dwelling place; * the God who causes us to dwell together,one at heart, in his house; he himself will give power and strength to his people.V. Let God arise; let his foes be scattered. *Let those who hate him flee from his presence.As smoke is driven away, soContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, January 8, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, January 7, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. All you who are thirsty, * come to the waters, says the Lord, and you who have no money, come, drink in gladness.V. Give ear, my people, to my teaching; *incline your ear to the words of my mouth.I will open my mouth in a parable *and utter hidden lessons of the past. cf.Continue reading “Oremus for Thursday, January 7, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The EpiphanyThe subtitle in the Book of Common Prayer of this, one of the principal feasts of the Church, is ‘The Manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles’. This emphasises that, from the moment of the Incarnation, the good news of Jesus Christ is for all: Jew and Gentile, the wise and the simple, male and female. NothingContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, January 6, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, January 5, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. I am the true vine, and you are the branches; he who abides in me and I in him, he it is who bears much fruit, alleluia, alleluia.V. O shepherd of Israel, hear us, *you who lead Joseph like a flock. John 15; Psalm 80 Almighty God,you wonderfully created,and yet more wonderfully restored,the dignityContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, January 5, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, January 4, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Sing to the Lord a new song, alleluia; * for the Lord has accomplished wondrous deeds, alleluia;he has revealed his justice in the sight of the Gentiles,alleluia, alleluia.V. His right hand and his holy arm *have brought salvation.He has remembered his merciful love *and his truth for the house of Israel. Psalm 98Continue reading “Oremus for Monday, January 4, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, January 3, 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/3224/ Antiphon1 Ant. For it is God who has established the world, *it shall never be moved; your throne is established from of old; you are from all eternity.V. The Lord is king, with majesty enrobed. †TheContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, January 3, 2021”