Oremus for Sunday, November 13, 2022

Antiphon 1 Ant. The Lord says: “I am pondering thoughts of peace and not of affliction*you shall call upon me, and I will hear you; and I will bring you back from all the lands where you are held captive.”V. O Lord, you have favored your land, *and brought back the captives of Jacob.You forgave theContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, November 13, 2022”

Oremus for Saturday, November 12, 2022

Søren Aabye KierkegaardBorn in Copenhagen, Denmark, on May 5, 1813, Kierkegaard became more influential after his lifetime than he was during it.  His father was Michael Pederson Kierkegaard (d. 1838), an erstwhile farmer who had moved to the capital city and became a prosperous wool merchant.  Michael was also a melancholy, puritanical who passed hisContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, November 12, 2022”

Oremus for Friday, November 11, 2022

Martin of ToursMartin, one of the patron saints of France, was born about 330 at Sabaria, the modern Szombathely in Hungary. His early years were spent in Pavia in Italy. After a term of service in the Roman army, he traveled about Europe, and finally settled in Poitiers, whose bishop,Hilary, he had come to admire.Continue reading “Oremus for Friday, November 11, 2022”

Oremus for Thursday, November 10, 2022

Leo the GreatLeo the Great became pope in the year 440 and twice proved his bravery in saving the citizens of Rome from the invading barbarians. He was an eloquent and wise preacher, using simple gospel texts to proclaim the Christian faith. His administrative skills were unrivalled and he used the resources of the ChurchContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, November 10, 2022”

Oremus for Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/9bjwrdkv I am the Good Shepherd, says the Lord;I know my sheep, and mine know me. John 10 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 Holy Spirit,that we may perfectly love youand worthily magnify your holy name;through Christ ourContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, November 9, 2022”

Oremus for Tuesday, November 8, 2022

John Duns ScotusJohn Duns Scotus (b. c. 1265/1266–d. 1308) was a major medieval philosopher and theologian whose brilliance and originality is difficult to overstate. Many of his views on metaphysics, ethics, the theory of cognition, and philosophical theology were both groundbreaking and controversial. His influence on later thought has been pervasive and extends well beyond the Middle Ages.Continue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, November 8, 2022”

Oremus for Monday, November 7, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/n3y7n23f There is one thing I ask of the Lord, only this do I seek:to live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life. Psalm 27 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, November 7, 2022”

Oremus for Sunday, November 6, 2022

Antiphon Ant. Guide my footsteps, O Lord, according to your word,*so that no iniquity may ever gain the upper hand, O Lord.V. Blessed are those whose way is blameless, *who walk in the law of the Lord!Blessed are those who keep his decrees! *With all their hearts they seek him. Almighty God,to whom all heartsContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, November 6, 2022”

Oremus for Saturday, November 5, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/5b96mpza Of you my heart has spoken: Seek his face.It is your face, O Lord, that I seek;hide not your face from me. Psalm 27 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 Holy Spirit,that we may perfectly love youandContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, November 5, 2022”

Oremus for Friday, November 4, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/r5j8et73 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice.Indeed, the Lord is near. 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 Holy Spirit,that we may perfectly love youand worthily magnify your holy name;through Christ our Lord. Amen. Music: https://tinyurl.com/ycn4djk5Continue reading “Oremus for Friday, November 4, 2022”