Oremus for Monday, July 6, 2020

Saints Thomas More and John Fisher Born in London in 1478, Thomas More studied classics and then the law, being called to the Bar at twenty-three years old. His clear honesty and integrity impressed Henry VIII and he appointed Thomas as his Chancellor. He supported the king in his efforts to reform the clergy butContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, July 6, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, July 5, 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/2531/ Antiphon1 Ant. We have received your mercy, O God, * in the midst of your temple; even as your name, so also does your praise extend to the ends of the earth; your right handContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, July 5, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, July 3, 2020

Feast of St Thomas the ApostleThomas is mentioned among the number of the Apostles in the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke but it is in John’s gospel that his significance is revealed. Firstly, he is heard encouraging the other disciples to go to Jud├Ža with Jesus; then, not knowing what Jesus meant when heContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, July 3, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. He fed them with the finest of wheat, alleluia;and with honey from the rock he satisfied them, alleluia, alleluia.Ps. Sing joyfully to God our strength, *shout in triumph to the God of Jacob.Raise a song and sound the timbrel, *the sweet-sounding harp and the lute. Psalm 81 As you cause the sun toContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, June 30, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, June 29, 2020

Feast of Saints Peter and PaulPeter has often been called the ‘Prince of the Apostles’ because of the words of Jesus re-naming him, from Simon to Cephas. This was the Aramaic form of the Greek word Peter, which means ‘rock’. Jesus said that on this rock he would build his Church. But both Peter andContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, June 29, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, June 28, 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/2504/ Antiphon1 Ant. All nations, clap your hands; shout unto God with a voice of joy.Ps. For the Lord, the Most High, is awesome, *the great king over all the earth. Psalm 47 God of allContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, June 28, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, June 27, 2020

St Cyril of AlexandriaCyril was born in Alexandria and was first heard of as a young priest. He succeeded his uncle as Patriarch in the year 412 and began his great defence of the classical doctrines of God the Holy Trinity and of Jesus Christ as a unique and single Person within the Trinity. HisContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, June 27, 2020”