Category Archives: Monastics

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 3.18.17, Cyril, Bishop of Jerusalem, 386

For scoundrels are found among my people; they take over the goods of others. Like fowlers they set a trap; they catch human beings. Thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy, “I dwell … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 3.11.17, Saturday of Lent 1; Ember Day

In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Thus says the … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 3.1.17, Ash Wednesday

Jesus told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector…” If we say … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.28.17, Anna Julia Haywood Cooper & Elizabeth Evelyn Wright, Educators, 1964, 1904

Ready for streaming now! Our cantors were in good voice at 7 a.m. and our spiritual unity was noticeable; to play it back, click here. Robin’s birthday & heartfelt prayers at 9 a.m., you can’t miss that; go here. __ … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.25.17, John Roberts, Priest, 1949

Even though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed day by day. Thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy, “I dwell in the high and holy place and … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.18.17, Martin Luther, Theologian, 1546

As for those who in the present age are rich, command them not to be haughty, or to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but rather on God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Thus … Continue reading

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