Oremus for January 11

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/ytnbfkw9 You are just, O Lord, and your judgment is right;treat your servant in accord with your merciful love. Psalm 119 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 January 11”

Oremus for January 10

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/ysz2pzj8 O sing a new song to the Lord;sing to the Lord, all the earth.In his presence are majesty and splendor,strength and honor in his holy place. Psalm 96 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 January 10”

Oremus for January 9

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/yckvuff7 Behold the One of whom John said:I have seen and testified that this is the Son of God. John 1 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 January 9”

Oremus for Saturday, January 7, 2023

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/bdz28pwk The brightness of God illumined the holy city Jerusalem,and the nations will walk by its light. Revelation 21 Almighty God,you have poured upon usthe new light of your incarnate Word:Grant that this light, enkindled in our hearts,may shine forth in our lives;through Jesus Christ our Lord,who lives and reigns with you,in the unityContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, January 7, 2023”

Oremus for Friday, January 6, 2023

The EpiphanyThe subtitle in the Book of Common Prayer of this, one of the principal feasts of the Church, is ‘The Manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles’. This emphasises that, from the moment of the Incarnation, the good news of Jesus Christ is for all: Jew and Gentile, the wise and the simple, male and female. NothingContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, January 6, 2023”

Oremus for Thursday, January 5, 2023

Felix ManzFelix Manz (also Felix Mantz) (c. 1498 – 5 January 1527) was an Anabaptist, a co-founder of the original Swiss Brethren congregation in Zürich, Switzerland, and the first martyr of the Radical Reformation. A native of Zürich, Manz became a follower of Huldrych Zwingli after he came to Zürich in 1519. When Conrad GrebelContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, January 5, 2023”

Oremus for Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Elizabeth Ann SetonElizabeth Ann Bayley was born in New York in 1774. She endured a turbulent childhood and suffered severe bouts of depression. She survived by immersing herself in poetry, piano lessons, and devoted participation in the Episcopal Church.In 1795 she married William Seton. In 1801, the family business failed and the Setons lost everything.Continue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, January 4, 2023”

Oremus for Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/jrf6v6t2 Say to the faint of heart: Be strong and do not fear.Behold, our God will come, and he will save us. Isaiah 35 Almighty God,you have poured upon usthe new light of your incarnate Word:Grant that this light, enkindled in our hearts,may shine forth in our lives;through Jesus Christ our Lord,who lives andContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, January 3, 2023”

Oremus for Monday, January 2, 2023

Basil the Great and Gregory NazianzenGregory and Basil were two friends bound together by their desire to promote and defend the divinity of Christ as proclaimed in the Nicene Creed. This was against the seemingly overwhelming pressure from both Church and State for the establishment of Arianism, which denied Christ’s divinity and thus the wholeContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, January 2, 2023”