Oremus for Tuesday, October 26, 2021

William TempleThough he never experienced poverty of any kind, Temple developed a passion for social justice which shaped his words and his actions. He owed this passion to a profound belief in the Incarnation. He wrote that in Jesus Christ God took flesh and dwelt among us, and as a consequence “the personality of everyContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, October 26, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, October 25, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/u384mmrf Jerusalem, arise and stand upon the heights,and behold the joy which comes to you from God. Baruch 5 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 Monday, October 25, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, October 24, 2021

Antiphon1 Ant. O Lord, grant me life according to your word,so that I may learn your commandments.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. Psalm 119 Almighty God,to whom all hearts are open,all desires, known,and from whomContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, October 24, 2021”

Oremus for Saturday, October 23, 2021

James of Jerusalem In the Gospel according to Matthew and in the Epistle to the Galatians, the James whom we commemorate today is called the Lord’s brother. Other writers, following Mark’s tradition, believe him to have been a cousin of Jesus. Certain apocryphal writings speak of him as a son of Joseph’s first wife. WhateverContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, October 23, 2021”

Oremus for Friday, October 22, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/47cpxayd Come to me, all who labor and are burdened,and I will refresh you, says the Lord. Matthew 11 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 ChristContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, October 22, 2021”

Oremus for Thursday, October 21, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/jfctmt5j See, I have God for my help.The Lord sustains my soul.I will sacrifice to you with willing heart,and praise your name, O Lord, for it is good. Psalm 54 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 Thursday, October 21, 2021”

Oremus for Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/fayvbr3t The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?The Lord is the stronghold of my life; whom should I dread?When those who do evil draw near, they stumble and fall. 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 heartsbyContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, October 20, 2021”

Oremus for Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/aev9ty64 The sparrow finds a home,and the swallow a nest for her young:by your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God.Blessed are they who dwell in your house,for ever singing your praise. Psalm 84 Almighty God,to whom all hearts are open,all desires, known,and from whom no secrets are hid:Cleanse the thoughts of ourContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, October 19, 2021”

Oremus for Monday, October 18, 2021

Luke the EvangelistLuke was a dear friend of the apostle Paul, and is mentioned by him three times in his Letters. Paul describes him as ‘the belovèd physician’ and, in his second Letter to Timothy, as his only companion in prison. He is believed to be the author of two books of the New Testament,Continue reading “Oremus for Monday, October 18, 2021”

Oremus for Sunday, October 17, 2021

Antiphon 1 Ant. I shall meditate upon your commandments * which I greatly love; I will extend my hands towards your commandments which I love.V. I have said, “O Lord, my portion *is to obey your words.”With all my heart I implore your favor; *as with your promise, have mercy. Psalm 119 Almighty God,to whom allContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, October 17, 2021”