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About Josh Thomas

This site offers daily Morning and Evening Prayer in the Anglican tradition according to the Book of Common Prayer of The Episcopal Church, and other sources. Each service includes psalms, Bible lessons, and prayers. The Daily Office Network consists of three sites: two in English (one timed for Asia-Pacific and the other for North & South America) and one in Spanish (Oficio Diario). We serve all the nations of the world. We're glad you came and we invite your comments. May God bless you richly in our Savior Jesus Christ.

Evening Prayer 3.25.17, Annunciation of Our Lord

But to all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power to become children of God, who were born, not of blood or of the will of the flesh or of the will of man, but of … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 3.25.17, Annunciation of Our Lord

Listen! Your sentinels lift up their voices, together they sing for joy; for in plain sight they see the return of the LORD to Zion. Thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy, “I … Continue reading

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Video Evensong 3.24.17, Oscar Romero, Archbishop, & the Martyrs of El Salvador, 1980

We are bragging in the Lord tonight – with live instrumental music (a recorder) for the first time on our webcast, thanks to Fr. Michael, only on the Daily Office Network.  Click here. — Jesus answered, “I know that you … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 3.24.17, Oscar Romero, Archbishop, & the Martyrs of El Salvador, 1980

Ready for Streaming. Michael, Gwen & Anjel were our cantors at 7am today; click here. Deacon Susan gave an excellent reading of today’s Gospel lesson; go here. — For if we have been united with Jesus in a death like … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 3.23.17, Gregory the Illuminator, Bishop & Missionary of Armenia, c. 332

Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” Rend your hearts, and not … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 3.23.17, Gregory the Illuminator, Bishop & Missionary of Armenia, c. 332

We invite you to watch and pray along with us. Our early service ran smoothly; to play back the recording, click here. If you prefer our later service, go here. — I know, O LORD, that the way of human … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 3.22.17, James DeKoven, Priest, 1879

Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.”   If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the … Continue reading

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