Daily Reading for December 8, 2015

Daily Reading for December 8, 2015

  St. Paul’s Second Letter to Timothy 3:16-17; 4:1-4 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord. Verse: Oh God, hear my cry. TIMOTHY, my son, all scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the...

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Daily Reading for December 3, 2015

Daily Reading for December 3, 2015

  St. Paul’s First Letter to Timothy 6:17-21 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 18.4,1 Their voice has gone out into all the earth. Verse: The heavens declare the glory of God. TIMOTHY, my son, charge the rich in this world not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on uncertain riches...

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Christ to Shield Me Today

Christ to Shield Me Today

I used to say “St. Patrick’s Breastplate” as my morning prayer.  It’s a Lorica (breastplate or protection) prayer traditionally ascribed to St. Patrick. Today most scholars agree that the Breastplate probably dates as early as the 8th Century, while St. Patrick himself lived and evangelized Ireland in the 5th Century;...

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