Category Archives: Religious Communities

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 3.24.17, 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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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 3.9.17, Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa, c. 394

God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Rend your hearts, and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, who is gracious … 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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