Oremus for Thursday, April 21, 2022

AnselmAnselm was born in Aosta, northern Italy, in 1033. As a young man, he left home and travelled north, visiting many monasteries and other centres of learning. One such visit was to the abbey of Bec, where he met Lanfranc who advised him to embrace monastic life. Anselm had a powerful and original mind and,Continue reading “Oremus for Thursday, April 21, 2022”

Oremus for Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Käthe KollwitzBorn to a middle-class family of Christian dissidents in Königsberg, East Prussia, Käthe Ida Schmidt was fortunate to have a liberal-minded father who encouraged her talent. Although women were barred from studying at the Academy, Schmidt began private art lessons with a copper engraver in 1881. Her education continued at the Schools for WomenContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, April 20, 2022”

Oremus for Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/nhj2vtwf Receive the joy of your glory, giving thanks to God,who has called you into the heavenly kingdom, alleluia. 4 Esdras 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 magnifyContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, April 19, 2022”

Oremus for Monday, April 18, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/3yztb4du The Lord is truly risen, alleluia.To him be glory and powerfor all the ages of eternity, alleluia, alleluia. Lk 24: 34; cf. Rev 1: 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 we mayContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, April 18, 2022”

Oremus for Sunday, April 17, 2022

The Day of Resurrection: Easter Sunday Antiphon Ant. Christ, our Paschal Lamb, has been sacrificed, alleluia; therefore, let us keep the feast by sharing the unleavened bread of uprightness and truth, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.Ps. Give praise to the Lord, for he is good; *his mercy endures forever.Let the house of Israel say, *“His mercy enduresContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, April 17, 2022”

Oremus for Saturday, April 16, 2022

Holy Saturday (Easter Eve) AntiphonSetting by Rachel Wilhelm: https://tinyurl.com/ssededyz Man that is born of a womanhas but a short time to live and is full of misery.He comes up and is cut down;much like a flower in spring that blooms and then is gone.He flees, he flees, as he were a shadow;He flees, he flees,Continue reading “Oremus for Saturday, April 16, 2022”

Oremus for Friday, April 15, 2022

GOOD FRIDAY Antiphon Isaiah 53:4-5; 1 Peter 2:21-24(Setting by Stephen Dean: https://tinyurl.com/s7t5v4re) Ant. Ours were the griefs he bore,ours were the pains he carried,Ours were the sins he took on him,and by his wounds we are healed.V. Christ suffered for you,leaving you an examplethat you should follow in his steps.He committed no sin,no guile was found on his lips.WhenContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, April 15, 2022”

Oremus for Thursday, April 14, 2022

Maundy ThursdayOn Maundy Thursday the church remembers the last evening Jesus shared with his disciples in the upper room before his arrest and crucifixion. Maundy Thursday marks three key events in Jesus’ last week: his washing of his disciples’ feet, his institution of the Lord’s Supper, and his new commandment to love one another. WS2Continue reading “Oremus for Thursday, April 14, 2022”

Oremus for Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Antiphon 1 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 grief in myContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, April 13, 2022”