October 19, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Psalm 37:23-40 1 Samuel 10:17-27 Hebrews 6:1-20 Invitatory The mercy of the Lord is everlasting: Come let us adore him. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, worldContinue reading “October 19 Devotional (2021)”
October 16, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: 1 Samuel 8:1-18 / Isaiah 47:10-15 / Luke 22:24-30 Invitatory The mercy of the Lord is everlasting: Come let us adore him. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world withoutContinue reading “October 16 Devotional (2021)”
Look to him, and be radiant; so your faces shall never be ashamed.
“Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain. And he seized the dragon…”
May 31, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: 1 Samuel 2:1-10 / Psalm 113 / Romans 12:9-16b / Luke 1:39-57 / Reflection: A leap of joy Evocation Alleluia, alleluia. Blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfilment of what was spoken to her by the Lord. Luke 1:45 Opening Prayer Father in heaven, byContinue reading “The Visitation of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth”
“Shepherd the flock of God… not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly; not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock…”
Cover image: Ananias and Sapphira on the Brescia Casket, late 4th century (middle register, centre and right) (source) January 19, 2021Epiphanytide Today’s Readings: Psalm 86; 1 Samuel 15:1-31; Acts 5:1-11 Morning Invocation The Lord, the King of confessors,* O come let us worship Him. Opening Prayer Lord, preserve me, that neither this day, nor any day ofContinue reading “January 19 Devotional (2021)”
Jesus warns that many invited to share in the eternal joy of His kingdom will miss out by failing to have a living faith at the end.
January 8, 2021Epiphanytide Today’s Readings: 1 Samuel 16:1-13; 1 Timothy 4:11-16; Essay: Scripture and Prayer in the Anglican Tradition Invocation The Lord has shown forth his glory: Come let us adore him. Opening Prayer Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory beforeContinue reading “January 8th Devotional (2021)”
January 7, 2021Epiphanytide Today’s Readings: Psalm 29; 1 Samuel 3:1-21; Acts 9:10-19a Invocation The Lord has shown forth his glory: Come let us adore him. Opening Prayer Heavenly Father, in you we live and move and have our being: We humbly pray you so to guide and govern us by your Holy Spirit, that in allContinue reading “January 7th Devotional (2021)”