Oremus for Thursday, June 16, 2022

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 Thursday, June 16, 2022”

Oremus for Wednesday, June 15, 2022

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 Wednesday, June 15, 2022”

Oremus for Tuesday, June 14, 2022

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 Tuesday, June 14, 2022”

Oremus for Monday, June 13, 2022

Anthony of PaduaAnthony of Padua (born Fernando Martins de Bulhões; 15 August 1195 – 13 June 1231)  was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order. He was born and raised by a wealthy family in Lisbon, Portugal, and died in Padua, Italy. Noted by his contemporaries for his powerful preaching, expert knowledge of scripture, and undying love and devotion to the poor and the sick,Continue reading “Oremus for Monday, June 13, 2022”

Oremus for Sunday, June 12, 2022

Antiphon 1 All power has been given to me in heaven and on earth, alleluia*go therefore and teach all the nations, baptizing themin the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,alleluia, alleluia.V. Give ear, my people, to my teaching; *incline your ear to the words of my mouth.The things weContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, June 12, 2022”

Oremus for Saturday, June 11, 2022

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 Saturday, June 11, 2022”

Oremus for Friday, June 10, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/zdawzwm7 As for me, in justice I shall behold your face;I shall be filled with the vision of your glory. Psalm 17 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 Friday, June 10, 2022”

Oremus for Thursday, June 9, 2022

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 Thursday, June 9, 2022”

Oremus for Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Gerard Manley HopkinsGerard Manley Hopkins SJ (28 July 1844 – 8 June 1889) was an English poet and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame placed him among leading Victorian poets. His prosody – notably his concept of sprung rhythm – established him as an innovator, as did his praise of God through vivid use of imagery and nature. Hopkins grew up in a devout High Anglican family inContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, June 8, 2022”

Oremus for Tuesday, June 7, 2022

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 Tuesday, June 7, 2022”