Oremus for Sunday, December 27, 2020

For another form of worship in the home based on today’s lessons in the Revised Common Lectionary, go to https://blogs.elca.org/worship/3214/ Saint John the EvangelistWhether or not John the Apostle and John the Evangelist are one and the same, the Church honours on this day the one who proclaims Jesus as the Word made flesh and whoContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, December 27, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, December 26, 2020

Saint StephenIn the book of the Acts of the Apostles, Stephen is described as one of the seven deacons whose job it is to care for the widows in the early Church in Jerusalem. His eloquent speech before the Sanhedrin, in which he shows the great sweep of Jewish history as leading to the birthContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, December 26, 2020”

Oremus for Thursday, December 24, 2020

Antiphon1 The glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see the salvation which comes from our God.V. The Lord’s is the earth and its fullness, *the world, and those who dwell in it.It is he who set it on the seas; *on the rivers he made it firm. Isaiah 40, PsalmContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, December 24, 2020”

Oremus for Wednesday, December 23, 2020

AntiphonChant https://tinyurl.com/y9mr4gll O Emmanuel, Rex et legifer noster,exspectatio Gentium, et Salvator earum:veni ad salvandum nos, Domine, Deus noster. O Emmanuel, our king and our lawgiver, the hope of the nations and their Saviour: Come and save us, O Lord our God. O Immanuel,child of promise and sign of hope,you come from a distance far beyondContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, December 23, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, December 22, 2020

AntiphonChant: https://tinyurl.com/y97vabos O Rex Gentium, et desideratus earum,lapisque angularis, qui facis utraque unum:veni, et salva hominem,quem de limo formasti. O King of the nations, and their desire, the cornerstone making both one: Come and save the human race, which you fashioned from clay. O Ruler of all nations,Lord of all time and space,you hold humanityContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, December 22, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, December 21, 2020

AntiphonChant: https://tinyurl.com/yar6cdh3 O Oriens, splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae:veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis. O Morning Star, splendour of light eternal and sun of righteousness:Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death. O Rising Dawn,you shine with warm brightness and clean freshness,chasing the fearsome shadows ofContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, December 21, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, December 20, 2020

For another form of worship in the home based on today’s lessons in the Revised Common Lectionary, go to https://blogs.elca.org/worship/3148/ AntiphonChant: https://tinyurl.com/y9a62bf3 O Clavis David, et sceptrum domus Israel;qui aperis, et nemo claudit;claudis, et nemo aperit:veni, et educ vinctum de domo carceris,sedentem in tenebris, et umbra mortis. O Key of David and sceptre of theContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, December 20, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, December 19, 2020

AntiphonChant: https://tinyurl.com/y8zya7wc O radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum,super quem continebunt reges os suum,quem Gentes deprecabuntur:veni ad liberandum nos, jam noli tardare. O Root of Jesse, standing as a sign among the peoples; before you kings will shut their mouths,to you the nations will make their prayer:Come and deliver us, and delay no longer.Continue reading “Oremus for Saturday, December 19, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, December 18, 2020

AntiphonChant: https://tinyurl.com/yaqpktwa O Adonai, et Dux domus Israel,qui Moysi in igne flammae rubi apparuisti,et ei in Sina legem dedisti:veni ad redimendum nos in brachio extento. O Adonai, and leader of the House of Israel,who appeared to Moses in the fire of the burning bushand gave him the law on Sinai:Come and redeem us with anContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, December 18, 2020”