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”
September 29, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Gen 28:10-17 🔹️ Psalm 103:19-22 🔹️ Rev 12:7-12 🔹️ John 1:47-51 🔹️ “The Angels Will Deliver Us” by Origen of Alexandria Evocation The Lord commands his angels to keep you in all your ways. Give thanks to the Lord, all his angels, mighty in power, who fulfill his command and heed the voice of his word. Give thanks toContinue reading “Feast of St. Michael and All Angels”
He has caused his wondrous works to be remembered; the LORD is gracious and merciful. He provides food for those who fear him; he remembers his covenant forever.
“Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city; also, on either side of the river, the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit…”
The LORD God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this, cursed are you above all livestock and above all beasts of the field; on your belly you shall go, and dust you shall eat all the days of your life.
Have confidence in the coming one
Ember Saturday, December 19, 2020Third Week of Advent Today’s Readings: Judges 13:1-25; John 4:40-52; Embertide Acclamations The Invitatory Our King and Savior now draws near: Come, let us adore him. Glorify the Lord, you angels and all powers of the Lord, * O heavens and all waters above the heavens. Sun and moon and starsContinue reading “December 19 Devotional (2020)”
Ember Friday, December 18, 2020Third Week of Advent Today’s readings: 2 Samuel 6:12-19; Hebrews 1:5-14; Essay: Embertide Intercessions The Invitatory Our King and Savior now draws near: come, let us adore him. Glorify the Lord, you angels and all powers of the Lord, * O heavens and all waters above the heavens. Sun and moon and starsContinue reading “December 18 Devotional (2020)”
Featured Image: “The Angel Appearing to Zacharias” (1799–1800), by William Blake (source) December 9, 2020Second Week of Advent Today’s readings: Malachi 2:10-3:1; Luke 1:5-17; Essay: “Who was John the Baptist?” The Invitatory Lord, open our lips. And our mouth shall proclaim your praise.  Let Thy merciful kindness, O Lord, be upon us. As we do putContinue reading “December 9 Devotional (2020)”