Category Archives: Joy

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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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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Morning Prayer 3.22.17, James DeKoven, Priest, 1879

Ready now! There was a balm online at our early webcast; click here. Fr. Michael led a group group of cantors at 9 a.m.; go here. Devices: download free apps here. — Oppression upon oppression, deceit upon deceit! They refuse … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 3.21.17, Thomas Cranmer, Author & Editor of the Book of Common Prayer, Martyred 1556

Jesus cried out, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, and let the one who believes in me drink.” Rend your hearts, and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, who is gracious and merciful, slow to … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 3.20.17, St. Joseph, Guardian of Jesus

Therefore, O LORD, God of Israel, let your word be confirmed, which you promised to your servant David. We give thanks to the Father, who has made us worthy to share in the inheritance of the saints in light. Colossians … Continue reading

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