Oremus for Wednesday, November 23, 2022

ClementClement was a bishop in Rome at the end of the first century. About 96 he wrote a letter known as 1 Clement. It was sent in the name of the church in Rome to Corinth to settle a dispute there caused by some of the younger members of the church. Clement strongly up-held theContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, November 23, 2022”

Oremus for Tuesday, November 22, 2022

C.S. LewisClive Staples Lewis was born in 1898. He is best known as a popular apologist for Christianity in the twentieth century. He wrote novels on Christian themes for both children and adults, including “The Chronicles of Narnia”. He wrote other books, many based on talks he had given or articles he had written. TheseContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, November 22, 2022”

Oremus for Monday, November 21, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/n8f3hdcf All that you have done to us, O Lord,you have done with true judgment,for we have sinned against youand not obeyed your commandments.But give glory to your nameand deal with us according to the bounty of your mercy. Daniel 3 Almighty God,to whom all hearts are open,all desires, known,and from whom no secretsContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, November 21, 2022”

Oremus for Sunday, November 20, 2022

Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord will sit on his royal throne for ever;the Lord will bless his people in peace.V. Ascribe to the Lord, you heavenly powers, *ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.Ascribe to the Lord the glory of his name; *bow down before the Lord, majestic in holiness. Psalm 29 Almighty God,to whom all heartsContinue reading “Oremus for Sunday, November 20, 2022”

Oremus for Saturday, November 19, 2022

ElizabethElizabeth was born in 1207, the daughter of a king of Hungary, and was given in marriage to Louis IV, Landgrave of Thuringia, with whom she had three children. Theirs was a happy, if short, marriage but her husband of four years died of the plague. Elizabeth was driven from the court and she settledContinue reading “Oremus for Saturday, November 19, 2022”

Oremus for Friday, November 18, 2022

HildaHilda was born in 614. She was baptised at the age of 13 and even-tually sought a monastic life when she was 33. Bishop Aidan, im-pressed by her holiness, made her an abbess, and in 657 she estab-lished her own monastery at Whitby. It was for both men and wom-en, and, under Hilda, became famousContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, November 18, 2022”

Oremus for Thursday, November 17, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/292eca36 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 heartsbyContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, November 17, 2022”

Oremus for Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/8yn2nv7k O God, come to my assistance;O Lord, make haste to help me!You are my rescuer, my help;O Lord, do not delay. Psalm 70 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 loveContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, November 16, 2022”

Oremus for Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/9jxj8mak The Lord is the strength of his people,a saving refuge for the one he has anointed.Save your people, Lord, and bless your heritage,and govern them for ever. Psalm 28 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 Tuesday, November 15, 2022”

Oremus for Monday, November 14, 2022

Antiphon https://tinyurl.com/fuads5xa I am the salvation of the people, says the Lord.Should they cry to me in any distress,I will hear them, and I will be their Lord for ever. 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 HolyContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, November 14, 2022”