Oremus for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/wb6wnndv Jerusalem is built as a city bonded as one together.It is there that the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord,to praise the name of the Lord. Psalm 122 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 ofContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, May 5, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, May 4, 2021

MonicaMonica was born in North Africa of Christian parents in 332 and she was married to a pagan named Patricius, whom she converted to Christianity. They had three children of whom the most famous was her eldest child, the future Augustine. Indeed, Augustine ascribed his conversion to the example and devotion of his mother: “SheContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, May 4, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, May 3, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/5xe373t5 If you love me, keep my commandments, says the Lord,and I will ask the Father and he will send you another Paraclete,to abide with you for ever, alleluia. John 14 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 ofContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, May 3, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, May 2, 2021

The Fifth Sunday of EasterFor a form of worship in the home based on today’s lessons in the Revised Common Lectionary, go to https://blogs.elca.org/worship/4010/. Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/7xjb8krr Ant. I am the true vine, and you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in them, bears fruit in plenty. John 15 Almighty God,to whom allContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, May 2, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, May 1, 2021

Philip and JamesPhilip and James appear in the list of the twelve apostles in the first three gospels but are frequently confused with other early saints who share their names. In John’s gospel, Philip has a more prominent rôle, being the third of the apostles to be called by Jesus and then himself bringing hisContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, May 1, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, April 30, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/rd485m56 O people of Sion, behold,the Lord will come to save the nations,and the Lord will make the glory of his voice heard in the joy of your heart. Isaiah 30 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 ofContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, April 30, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, April 29, 2021

Catherine of SienaCatherine Benincasa was born in 1347, the second youngest of twenty-five children. Pious from her earliest years, she overcame family opposition to her vocation and became a Dominican tertiary at the age of eighteen. Nourished by a life of contemplative prayer and mystical experience, she devoted herself to active care for the poorContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, April 29, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/38pfkwa7 The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.Fresh and green are the pastures where he gives me repose,near restful waters he leads me. Psalm 23 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 Wednesday, April 28, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Christina RossettiChristina Rosetti, among the more important poets of the nineteenth century, was born in 1830 to a professor and his devout, evangelical wife. Her eldest sister, Maria, entered an Anglican convent and her poet-painter brother, Dante, was a leading figure in the Pre-Raphaelite movement of the nineteenth century. She suffered from poor health mostContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, April 27, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, April 26, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/7e7juvyw The Lord is the strength of his people,a saving refuge for the one he has anointed.Save your people, Lord, and bless your heritage,and govern them for ever. Psalm 28 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 yourContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, April 26, 2021”