Oremus for Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/8n5p29s7 God is love, and whoever abides in loveabides in God, and God in him. 1 John 4 Almighty God,to whom all hearts are open,all desires, known,and from whom no secrets are hid:Cleanse the thoughts of our heartsby the inspiration of your Holy Spirit,that we may perfectly love youand worthily magnify your holy name;throughContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, June 16, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Evelyn UnderhillBorn in 1875, Evelyn Underhill was in her thirties before she began to explore religion. At first, she wrote on the mystics, most notably in her book Mysticism, published in 1911. Her spiritual journey brought her in 1921 back to the Church of England, in which she had been baptised and confirmed. From the mid-1920s,Continue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, June 15, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, June 14, 2021

G.K. ChestertonBorn in 1874, Gilbert Keith Chesterton was one the intellectual giants of his day, and was known for his writing that spanned fields as diverse as literary criticism, fiction and fantasy, satire, and Christian apologetics. Chesterton often blended elements of such genres together, as indicated in his famous novel The Man Who Was Thursday,Continue reading “Oremus for Monday, June 14, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, June 13, 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/4246/ Antiphon 1 Ant. One thing have I asked of the Lord, this will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lordall the days of my life.V. The Lord is my lightContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, June 13, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, June 12, 2021

Medgar EversMedgar Wiley Evers (July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963) was an American civil rights activist in Mississippi, the state’s field secretary for the NAACP, and a World War II veteran who had served in the United States Army. He worked to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi, end the segregation of publicContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, June 12, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, June 11, 2021

BarnabasThough not named among the twelve apostles of the evangelists, Barnabas emerges in the Acts of the Apostles as one of the most significant of their number. He sold his estate and gave the proceeds to the Church, since all things were to be held in common, and clearly became a leader. He is describedContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, June 11, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, June 10, 2021

Antoni GaudíGaudí was born in 1852 in Spain’s autonomous community of Catalonia. He was a devout Catholic, which together with forms drawn from nature greatly influenced his architecture; he has received the nickname “God’s architect” due to the emphasis he placed on religion in his works. His most famous work is the basilica of theContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, June 10, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Columba of IonaBorn in Ireland in about the year 521, Columba was trained as a monk by St Finnian and then founded several monasteries himself, including probably that of Kells, before leaving Ireland to settle on Iona, off the coast of Scotland. He was accompanied by twelve companions and the number grew as the monasticContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, June 9, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/3dtakh6k Lord, I have come to believe that you are the Christ,the Son of the living God, who is coming into this world. John 11 Almighty God,to whom all hearts are open,all desires, known,and from whom no secrets are hid:Cleanse the thoughts of our heartsby the inspiration of your Holy Spirit,that we may perfectlyContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, June 8, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, June 7, 2021

Seattle Chief Seattle commanded respect from tribesman and White settlers alike.  His birthplace was the location now known as Blake Island, in Elliott Bay, near the site of the city of Seattle. Seattle was a respected chief, war leader, and orator.  By the late 1700s the unfortunate combination of guns and epidemics had led to aContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, June 7, 2021”