Oremus for Sunday, August 16, 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/2671/ Antiphon1 Ant. My house will be called a house of prayer, says the Lord; everyone who asks here, will receive, and he who seeks will find, and to him who knocks, it will be opened.V.Continue reading “Oremus for Sunday, August 16, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, August 15, 2020

The Blessed Virgin MaryMary was a young Jewish girl living in Nazareth when a messenger from the Lord announced that she was to be the bearer of the Son of God to the world. Her response “Let it be to me according to your word” revealed her natural sense of obedience to God and herContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, August 15, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, August 14, 2020

Maximilian KolbeMaximilian Kolbe was born at Zdunska Wola near Lodz in Poland in 1894. His parents were Franciscan Tertiaries and, beginning his training for ordination in 1907, Maximilian joined the Franciscan noviciate in 1910. He studied at Rome but, suffering from tuberculosis, he returned to Poland and became a lecturer in church history. After sufferingContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, August 14, 2020”

Oremus for Thursday, August 13, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Spread the news with a voice of joy; * let it be heard, alleluia; speak it out to the very ends of the earth; the Lord has liberated his people, alleluia, alleluia.V. Cry out with joy to God, all the earth; *O sing to the glory of his name.O render him glorious praise.Continue reading “Oremus for Thursday, August 13, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Saint ClareBorn in 1193 in Assisi of a wealthy family, Clare caught the joy of a new vision of the gospel from Francis’ preaching. Escaping from home, first to the Benedictines and then to a B├ęguine-style group, she chose a contemplative way of life when she founded her own community, which lived in corporate povertyContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, August 11, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, August 10, 2020

Saint LawrenceThe sources for the martyrdom of Laurence are among the earliest, though the details are thin. Laurence was one of the seven deacons at Rome and closely associated with Pope Sixtus II, martyred just a few days before him. His examiners insisted he produce the Church treasures. He promptly did so: assembling all theContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, August 10, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, August 9, 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/2635/ Antiphon1 Ant. Remember, O Lord, your covenant, * and do not abandon for ever the souls of your poor; arise, O Lord, and judge your own cause; forget not the cries of those who seekContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, August 9, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, August 7, 2020

John Mason Neale John Mason Neale was born in 1818 and, whilst an undergraduate at Cambridge, was influenced by the ideas of the Tractarians. He was a founder of the Cambridge Camden Society, which stimulated interest in ecclesiastical art and which played a part in the revival of Catholic ritual in the Church of England.Continue reading “Oremus for Friday, August 7, 2020”