Oremus for Sunday, June 26, 2022

Antiphon 1 Ant. Lend your ear and make haste to rescue us.V. In you, O Lord, I take refuge. *Let me never be put to shame.In your justice, set me free; *incline your ear to me, and speedily rescue me.Be a rock of refuge for me, *a mighty stronghold to save me. Psalm 31 Almighty God,to whom all heartsContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, June 26, 2022”

Oremus for Saturday, June 25, 2022

Sadhu Sundar Singh Known in his lifetime as India’s most famous convert to Christianity, Sadhu Sundar Singh (1889–1929) would not approve of that characterization. He loved Jesus and devoted his life to knowing him and following him, but he never accepted Christianity’s cultural conventions, even as he embraced its stark original teachings. A modern SaintContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, June 25, 2022”

Oremus for Friday, June 24, 2022

Birth of St John the BaptistThe biblical story of John, the son of Elizabeth and Zechariah, begins even before his birth. His leaping in his mother’s womb is seen as a great alleluia in anticipation of the birth of his Redeemer and the good news of Jesus Christ is related in all four gospels asContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, June 24, 2022”

Oremus for Thursday, June 23, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/yc5u5mp9 The merciful love of the Lord fills the earth;by the word of the Lord the heavens were made, alleluia. Psalm 33 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 worthilyContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, June 23, 2022”

Oremus for Wednesday, June 22, 2022

AlbanAlban was a soldier in the Roman city of Verulamium (now St Albans in Hertfordshire) who gave shelter to a Christian priest fleeing from persecution, hiding him in his house for several days. Greatly influenced by his devotion to prayer, Alban received instruction from the priest and was converted. When the priest’s hiding-place was discovered, Alban dressedContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, June 22, 2022”

Oremus for Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Yves CongarYves Marie-Joseph Congar OP (13 April 1904 – 22 June 1995) was a French Dominican friar, priest, and theologian. He is perhaps best known for his influence at the Second Vatican Council and for reviving theological interest in the Holy Spirit for the life of individuals and of the church. He was created aContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, June 21, 2022”

Oremus for Monday, June 20, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/4x234z2n Proclaim a joyful sound and let it be heard;proclaim to the ends of the earth:The Lord has freed his people, alleluia. Isaiah 48 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 worthilyContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, June 20, 2022”

Oremus for Sunday, June 19, 2022

Antiphon 1 Ant. The Lord is the strength of his people, *and the guardian of salvation for his anointed.Save your people, O Lord,and bless your inheritance;be their guide for ever.V. To you, O Lord, I call; *my rock, be not deaf to me.I shall go down to those in the pit, *if you are silent to me. Psalm 28Continue reading “Oremus for Sunday, June 19, 2022”

Oremus for Saturday, June 18, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/64nwsn4s I will recount all your wonders,I will rejoice in you and be glad,and sing psalms to your name, O Most High. Psalm 9 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 Saturday, June 18, 2022”

Oremus for Friday, June 17, 2022

The Martyrs of Mother Emanuel ChurchThe Charleston church shooting was a mass shooting on June 17, 2015, in Charleston, South Carolina, in which nine African Americans were killed during a Bible study at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Among those people who were killed was the senior pastor, state senator Clementa C. Pinckney; threeContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, June 17, 2022”