Oremus for Thursday, April 1, 2021

Maundy ThursdayFor a form of worship in the home based on today’s lessons in the Revised Common Lectionary, together with a ritual of washing and a memorial of the betrayal, go to https://blogs.elca.org/worship/3538/. Here on Oremus, we will continue reading Matthew’s passion story Antiphon1 Ant. Unto you, O Lord, have I lifted up my soul; *OContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, April 1, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. O Lord, I have placed my trust in your merciful love; * my heart has rejoiced in your salvation. I will sing unto the Lord who has dealt bountifully with me.V. How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever? *How long will you hide your face from me?How long must I bear griefContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, March 31, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, March 29, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Ask of me, * and I will give you the nations as your inheritance and the utmost parts of the earth as your possession.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.“Let us burst asunder theirContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, March 29, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, March 28, 2021

Palm SundayFor a form of worship in the home based on today’s lessons in the Revised Common Lectionary, together with the story of the entry into Jerusalem and the Passion according to St Mark, go to https://blogs.elca.org/worship/3528/. Here on Oremus, we will be reading Matthew’s passion story in the coming days. Antiphon1 Ant. Hosanna toContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, March 28, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, March 27, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. The Lamb who has been slain * is worthy to receive power, and divinity, and wisdom, and strength, and honor; let glory and dominion be his for ever and ever.V. O God, give your judgment to the king, *to a king’s son your justice,that he may judge your people in justice, *and yourContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, March 27, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, March 26, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord says: “I am pondering thoughts of peace and not of affliction* you shall call upon me, and I will hear you; and I will bring you back from all the lands where you are held captive.”V. O Lord, you have favored your land, *and brought back the captives of Jacob.You forgaveContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, March 26, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, March 25, 2021

The AnnunciationToday’s feast commemorates how God made known to a young Jewish woman that she was to be the mother of his Son, and how Mary accepted her vocation with perfect conformity of will. It has been said, “God made us without us, and redeemed us without us, but cannot save us without us.” Mary’sContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, March 25, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Óscar RomeroÓscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdamez was born in a small village in El Salvador in 1917. Ordained priest, he was known as a quiet and unassuming pastor. By 1977, amidst the political and social turmoil suffered by his country, he was therefore seen as a neutral choice to be its Archbishop. Courageously, however, heContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, March 24, 2021”