Oremus for Thursday, October 15, 2020

Teresa of Ávila Teresa was born into an aristocratic Spanish family in 1515. Following her mother’s death, she was educated by Augustinian nuns and then ran away from home to enter a Carmelite convent when she was twenty. After initial difficulties in prayer, her intense mystical experiences attracted many disciples. She was inspired to reformContinue reading “Oremus for Thursday, October 15, 2020”

Oremus for Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. A multitude with diseases, and those who were troubled by unclean spirits, came unto him, because a power emanated from him which healed them all.V. I will bless the Lord at all times; *praise of him is always in my mouth.Look towards him and be radiant; *let your faces not be abashed. LukeContinue reading “Oremus for Wednesday, October 14, 2020”

Oremus for Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord, walking by the sea of Galilee, * saw two brothers, Peter and Andrew, and he called out to them: Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.V. The heavens declare the glory of God, *and the firmament proclaims the work of his hands.Day unto day conveys the message, *andContinue reading “Oremus for Tuesday, October 13, 2020”

Oremus for Monday, October 12, 2020

Today we begin reading from the Gospel of Mark in preparation for next year’s Sunday readings from Mark. Antiphon1 Ant. The Lord will overshadow you with his pinions, *and you will find refuge under his wings. His faithfulness will encompass you with a shield.V. He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High, *andContinue reading “Oremus for Monday, October 12, 2020”

Oremus for Sunday, October 11, 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/2855/ Antiphon1 Ant. O Lord, if you were to take in-to account our iniquities, who would withstand the test? But forgiveness abides with you, O God of Israel.V. Out of the depths I cry to you,Continue reading “Oremus for Sunday, October 11, 2020”

Oremus for Friday, October 9, 2020

Antiphon1 Ant. Say: Take courage, you who are fainthearted, and do not fear; behold, our God will come and he will save us.V. The desert and the parched land will exult; *the steppe will rejoice and bloom. Isaiah 35 Almighty God,to whom all hearts are open,all desires, known,and from whom no secrets are hid:Cleanse theContinue reading “Oremus for Friday, October 9, 2020”