Oremus for Thursday, November 11, 2021

Martin of ToursMartin, one of the patron saints of France, was born about 330 at Sabaria, the modern Szombathely in Hungary. His early years were spent in Pavia in Italy. After a term of service in the Roman army, he traveled about Europe, and finally settled in Poitiers, whose bishop,Hilary, he had come to admire.Continue reading “Oremus for Thursday, November 11, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Leo the GreatLeo the Great became pope in the year 440 and twice proved his bravery in saving the citizens of Rome from the invading barbarians. He was an eloquent and wise preacher, using simple gospel texts to proclaim the Christian faith. His administrative skills were unrivalled and he used the resources of the ChurchContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, November 10, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/9bjwrdkv I am the Good Shepherd, says the Lord;I know my sheep, and mine know me. John 10 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;through Christ ourContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, November 9, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, November 8, 2021

John Duns ScotusJohn Duns Scotus (b. c. 1265/1266–d. 1308) was a major medieval philosopher and theologian whose brilliance and originality is difficult to overstate. Many of his views on metaphysics, ethics, the theory of cognition, and philosophical theology were both groundbreaking and controversial. His influence on later thought has been pervasive and extends well beyond the Middle Ages.Continue reading “Oremus for Monday, November 8, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, November 7, 2021

Antiphon Ant. Guide my footsteps, O Lord, according to your word,*so that no iniquity may ever gain the upper hand, O Lord.V. 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. Almighty God,to whom all heartsContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, November 7, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, November 6, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/n3y7n23f There is one thing I ask of the Lord, only this do I seek:to live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life. 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 yourContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, November 6, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, November 5, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/5b96mpza 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 love youandContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, November 5, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, November 4, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/r5j8et73 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice.Indeed, the Lord is near. 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;through Christ our Lord. Amen. Music: https://tinyurl.com/ycn4djk5Continue reading “Oremus for Thursday, November 4, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Martin de PorresBorn in Lima in Peru in 1579, Martin de Porres was the illegitimate son of a Spanish knight and a black, Panamanian freewoman. He joined the Third Order of the Dominicans when he was fifteen years old and was later received as a lay brother into the First Order, mainly because of hisContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, November 3, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/tjwnbn3j Remember your compassion, O Lord,and your merciful love, for they are from of old.Let not our enemies exult over us.Redeem us, O God of Israel, from all our distress. 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 yourContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, November 2, 2021”