Category Archives: Martyrs

Evening Prayer 2.23.17, St. Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna & Martyr, 156

If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away; it is better for you to lose one of your members than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. I will bless the … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.23.17, Polycarp, Bishop & Martyr of Smyrna, 156

Ready to Grab & Go! Our early service is ready now; click here. We had great leadership from cantors, lectors & intercessors at the later service: go here. — For if there was glory in the ministry of condemnation, much … Continue reading

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Video Evensong 2.17.17, Janani Luwum, Archbishop of Uganda & Martyr, 1977

Available for streaming now – Click here. — VIDEO: Janani Luwum Day Celebrations – Benson Ongom, #PMLive, yesterday The first commandment is, ‘Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one; you shall love the Lord your God … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.17.17, Janani Luwum, Archbishop of Uganda & Martyr, 1977

Ready now for streaming! There was a unity of spirit at our early service today; to pray with us, click here. Wendy Walker, who’s featured with her knitting group in the photo below, spoke to us at 9 a.m. about … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 2.6.17, The Martyrs of Japan

Jesus sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, “Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and servant of all.” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.6.17, The Martyrs of Japan

Ready for Streaming Now Our 7 a.m. webcast is now available for viewing; click here. Good reading & chanting today at 9 a.m.; go here. — Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 1.21.17, Agnes, Martyr at Rome, 304

The swineherds ran off and told it in the city and in the country. If I say, “Surely the darkness will cover me, and the light around me turn to night,” darkness is not dark to you, O Lord; the … Continue reading

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