Oremus for Sunday, October 25, 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/2909/ 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 whoContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, October 25, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, October 24, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. All you who are thirsty, * come to the waters, says the Lord, and you who have no money, come, drink in gladness.V. Give ear, my people, to my teaching; *incline your ear to the words of my mouth.I will open my mouth in a parable *and utter hidden lessons of the past.Continue reading “Oremus for Saturday, October 24, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, October 23, 2020

James of JerusalemIn 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 speakof him as a son of Joseph’s first wife. Whatever his relationshipContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, October 23, 2020”

Oremus for Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. O Lord, you have blessed your land, * you have put an end to Jacob’s captivity; you have forgiven the guilt of your people.V. You forgave the guilt of your people, *and covered all their sins.You averted all your rage; *you turned back the heat of your anger. Psalm 85 Almighty God,to whomContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, October 21, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. My heart declared to you: * Your countenance have I sought; I shall ever seek your countenance, O Lord; do not turn your face from me.V. The Lord is my light and my salvation; *whom shall I fear?The Lord is the stronghold of my life; *whom should I dread? Psalm 27 Almighty God,to whomContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, October 20, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, October 19, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Honor the Lord with your substance and with the first fruits of all your produce; then shall your barns be filled with abundance, and your presses shall run over with wine.V. Blessed the man who fears the Lord, *who takes great delight in his commandments.His descendants shall be powerful on earth; *the generationContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, October 19, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, October 18, 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/2887/ St 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 toContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, October 18, 2020”

Oremus for Saturday, October 17, 2020

Ignatius of AntiochIgnatius was the second bishop of Antioch in Syria, who was caught in a persecution of the Church around the year 115 and condemned to suffer death in the public arena. The authorities decided to send him all the way to Rome for execution of this sentence. He was put in the custodyContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, October 17, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, October 16, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. I will relate all your wondrous deeds. I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing to the honor of your name, O Most High.V. But the Lord sits enthroned forever; *he has set up his throne for judgment.He will judge the world with justice; *he will govern the peoples withContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, October 16, 2020”