Oremus for Friday, February 19, 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 heartsContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, February 19, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, February 18, 2021

Martin LutherMartin Luther, (born November 10, 1483, Eisleben, Saxony [Germany]—died February 18, 1546, Eisleben), German theologian and religious reformer who was the catalyst of the 16th-century Protestant Reformation. Through his words and actions, Luther precipitated a movement that reformulated certain basic tenets of Christian belief and resulted in the division of Western Christendom between RomanContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, February 18, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Ash Wednesday Antiphon1 Ant. Your mercy extends to all things, O Lord, * and you despise none of the things you have made. You overlook the sins of men for the sake of repentance. You grant them your pardon, because you are the Lord our God.V. Have mercy on me, God, have mercy, *for in youContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, February 17, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Jerusalem, built as a city whose parts are bound firmly together! It is there that the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, to give thanks unto your name, O Lord.V. I rejoiced when they said to me, *“Let us go to the house of the Lord.”And now our feet are standing *withinContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, February 16, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, February 15, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Grant peace to those who are waiting for you, O Lord, * so that your prophets may be proved trustworthy;hear the prayers of your servant and of your people Israel.V. I rejoiced when they said to me, *“Let us go to the house of the Lord.”And now our feet are standing *within yourContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, February 15, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, February 14, 2021

The Last Sunday before 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/3369/ Antiphon1 Ant. Tell no one about the vision you have seen until the Son of Man has risen from the dead.V. My heart overflows with noble words. *To the kingContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, February 14, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, February 13, 2021

Absalom Jones (1746-1818)Absalom Jones was born a house slave in 1746 in Delaware. After being sold to a store owner in Philadelphia at sixteen, he eventually bought his own freedom in 1784. At St. George’s Methodist Episcopal Church, he served as lay minister for its Black membership. The active evangelism of Jones and that ofContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, February 13, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, February 11, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Remember, O Lord, your covenant, * and do not abandon for ever the souls of your poor; arise, O Lord, and judge your own cause; forget not the cries of those who seek you.V. Why, O God, have you cast us off forever? *Why does your anger blaze at the sheep of your pasture?RememberContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, February 11, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, February 10, 2021

ScholasticaAccording to the Dialogues of Gregory the Great, Scholastica was born c. 480 in Nursia, Umbria, of wealthy parents (Anicius Eupropius and his wife Claudia Abondantia Reguardati). While Gregory states that Scholastica was Benedict’s sister, a later tradition says she was his twin (whether this is meant biologically or spiritually, or both is unclear). GregoryContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, February 10, 2021”