Oremus for Monday, March 1, 2021

DavidDavid, or Dewi, was a monk and a bishop in the sixth century. He was reputed to be an exemplar of the ascetic, spiritual life but was also highly regarded for his kindness and compassion to others, particularly the poor and the sick. He is believed to have founded the monastery at Menevia, now StContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, March 1, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, February 28, 2021

The Second Sunday in Lent 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/3450/ Antiphon1 Ant. I shall meditate upon your commandments * which I greatly love; I will extend my hands towards your commandments which I love.V. I have said, “O Lord, myContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, February 28, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, February 27, 2021

George HerbertBorn in 1593 into the aristocratic Pembroke family, George Herbert went up to Cambridge in 1614, eventually becoming a fellow of Trinity College. At the age of twenty-five, he became Public Orator in the University and then a Member of Parliament, apparently destined for a life at court. To everyone’s surprise, he decided toContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, February 27, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, February 26, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/49dy3unt Refrain Lord, come and save us.1 The Lord God keeps faith forever,secures justice for the oppressed,gives food to the hungry.The Lord sets captives free. Refrain2 The Lord gives sight to the blind;the Lord raises up those who were bowed down.The Lord loves the just;the Lord protects strangers. Refrain3 The fatherless and the widowContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, February 26, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, February 25, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits; and your youth shall be renewed like the eagle’s.V. Bless the Lord, O my soul, *and all within me, his holy name.It is the Lord who forgives all your sins, *who heals every one of your ills,who redeems your life fromContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, February 25, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Make vows unto the Lord your God, and accomplish them, * all you who gather around him to present offerings; to the awesome God who takes away the life of princes; he is greatly feared by all the kings of the earth.V. God is renowned in Judah; *in Israel his name is great.His tentContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, February 24, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, February 23, 2021

PolycarpHonoured as one of the first Christian martyrs, Polycarp had been Bishop of Smyrna on the Adriatic coast of Asia Minor for over forty years when the persecution of Christians began. He was arrested and given the option to renounce his faith and so save his life. His response was: “I have been Christ’s servantContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, February 23, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, February 22, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Arise, O Jerusalem, and stand on high; and behold 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 of your gates; *he has blessed your children within you.He established peace on your borders; *he gives you your fillContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, February 22, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, February 21, 2021

The First Sunday in Lent 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/3423/ Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord will overshadow you with his pinions, *and you will find refuge under his wings. His faithfulness will encompass you with a shield.V. He who dwells inContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, February 21, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, February 20, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/24pyxhcq Ant. The Lord upholds my life.V. O God, by your name save me,and by your might defend my cause.O God, hear my prayer;hearken to the words of my mouth. Ant. V. For the haughty men have risen up against me,the ruthless seek my life;they set not God before their eyes. Ant.V. Behold, God isContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, February 20, 2021”