Oremus for Thursday, March 25, 2021

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 Thursday, March 25, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, March 24, 2021

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 Wednesday, March 24, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, March 22, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord will bestow his loving kindness,and our land will yield its fruit.V. O Lord, you have favored your land, *and brought back the captives of Jacob.You forgave the guilt of your people, *and covered all their sins.You averted all your rage; *you turned back the heat of your anger. Psalm 85 AlmightyContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, March 22, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, March 21, 2021

The Fifth Sunday in LentFor another form of worship in the home based on today’s lessons in the Revised Common Lectionary, go to https://blogs.elca.org/worship/3505/ 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 heedContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, March 21, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, March 20, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. Out of the depths have I cried to you O Lord, *Lord hear my prayer; out of the depths have I cried to you, O Lord.V. O let your ears be attentive *to the sound of my pleadings. Almighty God,to whom all hearts are open,all desires, known,and from whom no secrets are hid:CleanseContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, March 20, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, March 19, 2021

Joseph of NazarethIn the gospel of Matthew, Joseph is depicted as a good man, a working carpenter, who trusted in God. He received God’s messenger who shared with him God’s will for him and for Mary, to whom he was engaged to be married. Luke’s gospel describes how Joseph took the new-born child as ifContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, March 19, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, March 18, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. As for me, I will appear before you in righteousness;I will be satisfied when your glory is made manifest.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 whatContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, March 18, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, March 17, 2021

PatrickPatrick was born in Celtic Cornwall around the year 390 and was captured by Irish raiders when he was sixteen years old and taken to Ireland as a slave. After six years, he escaped and seems to have gone to the Continent. He eventually found his way back to his own family, where his previously-nominalContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, March 17, 2021”