The Epiphany of Our Lord

January 2, 2022Christmastide Today’s Readings: Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12; Reflection: The first fruits of the Gentiles The Evocation Alleluia. All they from Sheba shall come. Alleluia. They shall bring gold and incense, and they shall shew forth the praises of the Lord.  O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.Continue reading “The Epiphany of Our Lord”

Feast of the Holy Innocents

December 29, 2021Christmastide Today’s Color = RED Today’s Readings: Jeremiah 31:15-17; Psalm 124; Revelation 21:1-7; Matthew 2:13-18; Reflection: The Story of the Massacre of the Holy Innocents The Evocation Alleluia, alleluia. Never despise these little ones; their guardian angels in heaven look continuously on the face of my heavenly Father. Alleluia. Matthew 18.10 Opening Prayer WeContinue reading “Feast of the Holy Innocents”

Festival of Saint Stephen

December 27, 2021Christmastide Today’s color: Red Today’s Readings: Jeremiah 26:1-15; Psalm 31; Acts 6:8-15, 7:51-60; Matthew 23:29-39; Reflection: The Life, Death, and Legacy of Saint Stephen The Evocation Alleluia, alleluia! I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God. Alleluia! Acts 7.56 Opening Prayer We give you thanks,Continue reading “Festival of Saint Stephen”

Festival of Nine Carols and Lessons

Christmas Eve The Bidding  Beloved in Christ, as we prepare for Christmastide, let it be our care and delight to hear the message of the angels, and in heart and mind to go even unto Bethlehem and see this thing which is come to pass, and the Babe lying in a manger.  Therefore let usContinue reading “Festival of Nine Carols and Lessons”

Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle

November 30, 2021Advent Today’s Readings:  Old Testament: Deuteronomy 30:11-14 The Response: Psalm 19 or 19:1-6, Caeli enarrant The Epistle: Romans 10:8b-18 The Gospel: Matthew 4:18-22 Reflection: Andrew, a fisher of men Evocation Alleluia, alleluia. I do not call you servants but friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have heard fromContinue reading “Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle”

Thanksgiving Day Prayers & Readings

November 25, 2021 Today’s Readings:  Old Testament: Joel 2:21-27  The Psalm: Psalm 126, In convertendo The Epistle: 1 Timothy 2:1-7 The Gospel: Matthew 6:25-33 The Collect Almighty and gracious Father, we give you thanks for the fruits of the earth in their season and for the labors of those who harvest them. Make us, weContinue reading “Thanksgiving Day Prayers & Readings”

October 27 Devotional (2021)

October 27, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings:  Jeremiah 33:1-11 Matthew 20:29-34 Phos hilaron Invitatory The earth is the Lord’s for he made it: Come let us adore him. Opening Prayer O God, who drove back the darkness and assigned light for the day, pour out on your servants the coming of the true light; you reignContinue reading “October 27 Devotional (2021)”

Feast of St. James of Jerusalem

October 22, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings:  Acts 15:12-22a Psalm 1 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Matthew 13:54-58 Reflection: The Legacy of St. James the Just Invitatory Alleluia. The Lord is glorious in his saints: Come, let us adore him. Alleluia. Evocation You are no longer strangers and sojourners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members ofContinue reading “Feast of St. James of Jerusalem”

October 9 Devotional (2021)

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 without end. Amen. The Apostles’ Creed I believe in God, the Father almighty,Continue reading “October 9 Devotional (2021)”

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