Oremus for Tuesday, February 9, 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 Tuesday, February 9, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, February 8, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Hearken to the voice of my prayer, O my King and my God, for it is you, O Lord, whom I implore.V. You are no God who delights in evil; *no sinner is your guest.The boastful shall not stand their ground *before your eyes. Psalm 5 Almighty God,to whom all hearts are open,allContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, February 8, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, February 7, 2021

The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany 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/3327/ 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, SaviorContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, February 7, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, February 6, 2021

The Martyrs of Japan, 1597Almost fifty years after Francis Xavier had arrived in Japan as its first Christian apostle, the presence of several thousand baptised Christians in the land became a subject of suspicion to the ruler Hideyoshi, who soon began a period of persecution. Twenty-six men and women, Religious and lay, were first mutilatedContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, February 6, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, February 5, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. O Lord, if you were to take in-to account our iniquities, who would withstand the test? But forgiveness abides with you, O God of Israel.V. Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord; *Lord, hear my voice!O let your ears be attentive *to the sound of my pleadings. Psalm 130 AlmightyContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, February 5, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, February 4, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. My heart declared to you: * Your countenance have I sought; I shall ever seek your countenance, O Lord;do not turn your face from me.V. The Lord is my light and my salvation; *whom shall I fear?The Lord is the stronghold of my life; *whom should I dread? Psalm 27 Almighty God,to whom allContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, February 4, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, February 3, 2021

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 in the shelter of the Most High, *and abides in the shade of the Almighty,says to the Lord, “My refuge, *my stronghold, my God in whom IContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, February 3, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, February 2, 2021

The Presentation of Jesus in the TempleThis day marks the completion of forty days since the birth of Jesus, when Mary and Joseph took the child to the Temple in Jerusalem. The requirement in Levitical law was for Mary to be ‘cleansed’, the completion of her purification following the birth of a male child. UntilContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, February 2, 2021”