Oremus for Sunday, March 26, 2023

Antiphon1 Ant. If a man would serve me, let him follow me;wherever I am, my servant will be there too.V. O Lord, hear a cause that is just; *pay heed to my cry.Turn your ear to my prayer: *no deceit is on my lips.From you may my justice come forth. *Your eyes discern what is upright. John 12;Continue reading “Oremus for Sunday, March 26, 2023”

Oremus for Saturday, March 25, 2023

The AnnunciationToday’s feast commemorates how God made known to a young Jewish woman that she was to be the mother of his Son, and how Mary accepted her vocation with perfect conformity of will. It has been said, “God made us without us, and redeemed us without us, but cannot save us without us.” Mary’sContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, March 25, 2023”

Oremus for Friday, March 24, 2023

Óscar RomeroÓscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdamez was born in a small village in El Salvador in 1917. Ordained priest, he was known as a quiet and unassuming pastor. By 1977, amidst the political and social turmoil suffered by his country, he was therefore seen as a neutral choice to be its Archbishop. Courageously, however, heContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, March 24, 2023”

Oremus for Thursday, March 23, 2023

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/mth545h5 God is in his holy place,God who unites those who dwell in his house;he himself gives might and strength to his people. Psalm 68 Almighty God,you love us, but we have not loved you.You call, but we have not listened.We walk away from neighbors in need,wrapped in our own concerns.We condone evil, prejudice,Continue reading “Oremus for Thursday, March 23, 2023”

Oremus for Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Thomas KenThomas Ken was born at Berkhampstead in 1637 and educated at New College Oxford. He was ordained priest in 1662 and worked first in a poor parish in the diocese of Winchester and then at Winchester College for ten years. He served as chaplain to King Charles II for two years and was then consecrated BishopContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, March 22, 2023”

Oremus for Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Thomas CranmerThomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury for twenty-three years under three Tudor monarchs, was martyred on 21 March 1556, when Queen Mary temporarily brought the English church back into the papal fold. Cranmer steered the church through the troubles of the Reformation and left an unparalleled legacy of liturgical writing in the Book of CommonContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, March 21, 2023”

Oremus for Monday, March 20, 2023

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/4s87yty8 Remember your word to your servant, O Lord,by which you have given me hope.This is my comfort when I am brought low. Psalm 119 Eternal God, our judge and redeemer,we confess that we have tried to hide from you,for we have done wrong.We have lived for ourselves,and apart from you.We have turned fromContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, March 20, 2023”

Oremus for Sunday, March 19, 2023

Antiphon Ant. Rejoice, O Jerusalem; and gather round, all you who love her;*rejoice in gladness, after having been in sorrow; exult and be replenished with the consolationflowing from her motherly bosom.V. I rejoiced when they said to me, *“Let us go to the house of the Lord.”And now our feet are standing *within your gates,Continue reading “Oremus for Sunday, March 19, 2023”

Oremus for Saturday, March 18, 2023

Cyril of JerusalemBorn in about the year 315, probably in Caesarea, Cyril became Bishop of Jerusalem when he was about thirty-four years old. There he nurtured both the resident Christian population and the many pilgrims, following the end of the era of persecution, who were beginning to make their way from all over Christendom toContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, March 18, 2023”

Oremus for Friday, March 17, 2023

PatrickAs a boy Patrick was taken captive by Irish raiders. After escaping, he trained as a priest, but felt a deep longing to preach the gospel in the country of his former captors. He returned as a bishop and, alt-hough faced with opposition and danger, he brought the love of Christ to the people andContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, March 17, 2023”