Oremus for Sunday, September 26, 2021

Antiphon 1 Ant. Be mindful of your word to your servant, O Lord,in which you caused me to hope; this has been my comfortin my affliction. Ps. Blessed are those whose way is blameless, *who walk in the law of the Lord!Blessed are those who keep his decrees! *With all their hearts they seek him.Continue reading “Oremus for Sunday, September 26, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, September 25, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/39tcm7fv My eyes are always on the Lord,for he rescues my feet from the snare.Turn to me and have mercy on me,for I am alone and poor. Psalm 25 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 HolyContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, September 25, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, September 24, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/ksjwy4t9 Of you my heart has spoken: Seek his face.It is your face, O Lord, that I seek;hide not your face from me. Psalm 27 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 loveContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, September 24, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, September 23, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/znmfth86 We should glory in the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ,in whom is our salvation, life and resurrection,through whom we are saved and delivered. Galatians 6 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 weContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, September 23, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Henri NouwenNouwen, born in Nijkerk, The Netherlands, on January 24, 1932, became one of the most influential and popular spiritual writers of the twentieth century.  He discerned his priestly vocation at an early age.  Our saint, ordained to the priesthood in the Diocese of Utrecht in 1957, studied psychology at the Catholic University of NijmeganContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, September 22, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, September 21, 2021

MatthewMatthew appears in the list of the twelve apostles of Jesus and, according to the gospel written under his name, was a tax collector. Mark and Luke called the tax collector Levi, and it has been assumed that they are one and the same. This occupation was despised by his fellow Jews as a betrayalContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, September 21, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, September 20, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/3jdmfueu You have given us, O Lord, bread from heaven,endowed with all delights and sweetness in every taste. Wisdom 16 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 holyContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, September 20, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, September 19, 2021

Antiphon Ant. I am the salvation of the people, says the Lord; *from whatever tribulations they cry out to me, I will give heed to them; and I will be their Lord for ever.Ps. Give ear, my people, to my teaching; *incline your ear to the words of my mouth.I will open my mouth inContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, September 19, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, September 18, 2021

Dag Hammarskjöld Dag Hammarskjold (1905 – 1961) was born into an influential Swedish family; his father was a former prime minister. He studied law and economics after which he was offered the post of Swedish ambassador to the United Nations. Hammarskjold then was elected Secretary General, an honored but difficult role he played for eightContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, September 18, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, September 17, 2021

Hildegard of BingenHildegard was born in 1098 at Böckelheim in Germany. From her earliest years she had a powerful, visionary life, becoming a nun at the age of eighteen, much influenced by her foster-mother, Jutta, who had set up the community and whom she succeeded as Abbess in 1136. Her visions of light, which sheContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, September 17, 2021”