Trinity VIII

07/22/2018

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The Collect.

O GOD, whose never-failing providence ordereth all things both in heaven and earth; We humbly beseech thee to put away from us all hurtful things, and to give us those things which are profitable for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle....


Saint Mary Magdalene

07/22/2018

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Penitent.  

Mary of Bethany, sister to Martha and Lazarus, is identified, according to a common tradition, with Mary Magdalene and the unnamed woman called in the Gospel The Sinner. But inasmuch as neither Mary of Bethany nor The Sinner is therein...


Saint Praxides

07/21/2018

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Virgin

This Praxedes (as we know from ancient records) was a maiden of Rome in the second century who was buried in the Cemetery of holy Priscilla, next to the maiden Pudentiana, who is therefore reputed to be her sister, and whose Legend is given on...


Saint Margaret of Antioch

07/20/2018

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Virgin and Martyr

This Margaret is one of the most widely venerated Saints of the Church, East and West: but nothing is certainly known of her beyond the fact that she was a maiden who suffered death for Christ at Antioch. In the East she is called The...


Saint Jerome Emeliani

07/20/2018

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Confessor.  

This Jerome was born at Venice, of a patrician family called Emiliani, in 1481. He served as a soldier in the armies of the Republic of Venice, and during the troublesome times of 1508 commanded the fortress of Castelnuovo, in the mountains...