Oremus for Saturday, May 15, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/2et3ektu With you, O Lord, is the fountain of life,and in your light we see light. Psalm 36 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;throughContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, May 15, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, May 14, 2021

MatthiasAfter the betrayal of Jesus by Judas Iscariot, the apostles brought their number back to twelve by choosing Matthias to replace him. He was chosen by lot from amongst the disciples. The author of the Acts of the Apostles sees apostleship differently from Paul’s interpretation of the rôle and seems to reflect the understanding ofContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, May 14, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, May 13, 2021

Ascension Day Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/47syb79m You kingdoms of the earth, sing to God;praise the Lord, who ascends above the highest heavens;his majesty and might are in the skies, alleluia. 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 weContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, May 13, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Rogation Wednesday Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/e5hwhap3 The rich suffer want and go hungry,but those who seek the Lord lack no blessing. Psalm 34 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 yourContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, May 12, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Rogation TuesdayRogation Days are an ancient custom which has been being observed since the 5th century. We ask God’s blessing of the harvest, of the earth and sea. We remind ourselves that we are the stewards of Creation, neither the authors nor the owners of it. Originally an agricultural observance, it has been broadened andContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, May 11, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, May 10, 2021

Nikolaus von ZinzendorfNikolaus von Zinzendorf (1700-1760) was a German aristocrat who always had more interest in religious matters than in affairs of court. Following studies at the pietist center of Halle, he developed his own “theology of the heart,” which placed great emphasis on a close personal relationship with the suffering Savior. This “heart religion”Continue reading “Oremus for Monday, May 10, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, May 9, 2021

The Sixth Sunday of EasterFor a form of worship in the home based on today’s lessons in the Revised Common Lectionary, go to https://blogs.elca.org/worship/4052/ Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/ttyjpbkv Proclaim a joyful sound and let it be heard;proclaim to the ends of the earth:The Lord has freed his people, alleluia. Isaiah 48 Almighty God,to whom all hearts areContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, May 9, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, May 8, 2021

Julian of NorwichOn this day in the year 1373, when Julian of Norwich was thirty years old and suffering from what was considered to be a terminal illness, she experienced a series of sixteen visions, which revealed aspects of the love of God. Following her recovery, she spent the next twenty years of her lifeContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, May 8, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, May 7, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/2ybp9ax5 Proclaim a joyful sound and let it be heard;proclaim to the ends of the earth:The Lord has freed his people, alleluia. Cf. Isaiah 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 the inspiration of your Holy Spirit,that we may perfectlyContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, May 7, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, May 6, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/t2kdk9ck I am the true vine and you are the branches, says the Lord.Whoever remains in me, and I in them, bears fruit in plenty, alleluia. 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 mayContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, May 6, 2021”