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The Binding of Isaac

The Binding of Isaac:  Genesis 22 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. 2 Timothy 3:16–17 (ESV): 16 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd:  Wednesday, 20 January 2021 (Genesis 20 / Psalm 50 / John 10:1-21) Collect:  The Second Sunday of Epiphany Almighty God, whose Son our Savior Jesus Christ is the light of the world:  Grant that your people, illumines … Continue reading

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How Will I Know?

ADOTS Morning Prayer: 15 January 2021 A Reflection on Genesis 15 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. Twice before, God had spoken promises to Abram, and Abram had responded with … Continue reading

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Creation Stories

A Reflection on Genesis 8:1-9:1 — A Homily for ADOTS Morning Prayer (1/8/2021) In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. You’ve almost certainly heard it said that the Bible is less … Continue reading

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The Circumcision and Holy Name of our Lord Jesus Christ

The Circumcision and Holy Name of our Lord Jesus Christ (Luke 2:8-21) In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. I am going to cheat a bit this morning, with a mostly … Continue reading

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A Reflection on the Prologue of the Gospel of St. John

THE FIRST SUNDAY OF CHRISTMAS (Is 61:10-62:5 / Ps 147:12-20 / Gal 3:23-4:7 / John 1:1-18) In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. It is the Lord’s Day, and the elder … Continue reading

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The Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ

ADOTS Morning Prayer: Friday, 25 December 2020 — Christmas Day In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. “We’ve turned the corner on Covid,” President Trump said repeatedly in the run up … Continue reading

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O Virgo Virginum: O Virgin of Virgins

The O Antiphons:  O Virgo Virginum (Isaiah 66:1-2, 6-11 / Psalm 113 / Luke 1:26-38) In the words of the angel Gabriel and Elizabeth, mother of the forerunner of our Lord:  Hail Mary, full of grace; the Lord is with … Continue reading

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O Radix Jesse (O Root of Jesse)

ADOTS Morning Prayer: Friday, 18 December 2020 O radix Jesse O Root of Jesse, which standest for an ensign of the people, at whom kings shall shut their mouths, to whom the Gentiles shall seek: Come and deliver us, and … Continue reading

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David and Whitewash: Sirach 47

O Lord, open my lips,      and my mouth shall proclaim your praise. In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. Though it has been eclipsed recently in the public consciousness … Continue reading

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