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Oremus for Saturday, February 4, 2023

Cornelius the CenturionAll that we know about Cornelius is contained in the Acts of the Apostles (chapters 10–11). He was the first Gentile converted to the Christian faith, along with his household. A centurion was commander of a company of one hundred men in the Roman army, responsible for their discipline, both on the field…

Oremus for Thursday, February 2, 2023

The Presentation of Jesus in the TempleThis day marks the completion of forty days since the birth of Jesus, when Mary and Joseph took the child to the Temple in Jerusalem. The requirement in Levitical law was for Mary to be ‘cleansed’, the completion of her purification following the birth of a male child. Until…

Oremus for Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/pdbx9vkb Your merciful love, O God,we have received in the midst of your temple.Your praise, O God, like your name,reaches the ends of the earth;your right hand is filled with saving justice. Psalm 48 Almighty God,to whom all hearts are open,all desires, known,and from whom no secrets are hid:Cleanse the thoughts of our heartsby…

Oremus for Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Menno SimonsMenno Simons (1496 – January 31, 1561) was an Anabaptist religious leader from Friesland (today a province of The Netherlands). His followers became known as Mennonites. Against the reputation that Anabaptists had earned for disrupting society and for violence, Menno Simons was a man of peace. Although small in number, the movement he inspired has made a…

Oremus for Monday, January 30, 2023

Coretta Scott KingAlthough best known for being the wife of famed civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King created her own legacy in the movement to end injustice. She also worked to continue he husband’s legacy after his death.Coretta Scott was born in Marion, Alabama on April 27, 1927. King’s parents were…

Oremus for Sunday, January 29, 2023

Antiphon Ant. Let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice; * seek the Lord and be strengthened; seek his face for evermore.V. Give thanks to the Lord; proclaim his name. *Make known his deeds among the peoples. Psalm 105 Almighty God,to whom all hearts are open,all desires, known,and from whom no secrets are…

Oremus for Saturday, January 28, 2023

Thomas AquinasThomas Aquinas was the greatest thinker and teacher of the medieval church. He was born in 1225 and became a Dominican. He offered the church a deep theological understanding of the physical world as conveying divine truth, even though faith is needed for other aspects of God’s truth. His profound thought and gentle spirit…

Oremus for Friday, January 27, 2023

John ChrysostomBorn in Antioch in 347, John earned his nick-name, “the golden-mouthed” (Chrysostom), for his brilliant preaching. He was much attracted to the ascetic tradition, which became popular in the fourth century, and preached vigorously on the need for a disciplined Christian lifestyle. He was made patriarch of Constantinople in 398 against his will. His…

Oremus for Thursday, January 26, 2023

Timothy, Titus and SilasTimothy and Silas are mentioned in The Acts of the Apostles. Timothy’s father was Greek and his mother a Jewish believer. Paul chose him as a companion for his mission to Asia Minor but had him circumcised because the “Jews who were in those places” knew that his father was a Greek…

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