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In the midst of life we are in death; of whom may we seek for succour, but of thee, O Lord, who for our sins art justly displeased? — The Burial Sentences [At the Grave]

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For the Victims of Flooding in Louisiana

Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum

O Lord of Hosts, who lookest on the earth, and it trembleth; who touchest the hills, and they smoke: in thy great mercy, soothe the suffering of thy servants devastated by the flooding in southern Louisiana. Grant peace to them that perished, and comfort to them that mourn them. Defend the inhabitants of southern Louisiana . . . → Read More: For the Victims of Flooding in Louisiana

This Week’s Newsletter

new church tower with weathercock-bw

Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephens News XXVII No 31

The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

Trinity (celtic knot)

Almighty and merciful God, of whose only gift it cometh that thy faithful people do unto thee true and laudable service: Grant, we beseech thee, that we may so faithfully serve thee in this life, that we fail not finally to attain thy heavenly promises; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

. . . → Read More: The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot

Vision of St Bernard

Vision of St Bernard with Sts Benedict and John the Evangelist, by Fra Bartolomeo (1472–1517). From Wikipedia.

Enable us, O Lord, with Saint Bernard and all thy blessed servants, to bring the talents and graces of thy giving unto the sole service of the Holy Catholic Church, the Body of our Lord and . . . → Read More: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot

Saint Joachim, Father of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Holy Family with Joachim and Anna

Holy Family with st Anne and St Joachim, by a follower of Giovanni Bellini (c. 1430–1516).

O God, who didst choose blessed Joachim from among the company of thy Saints, that of him might be begotten the Mother of thy Son: Grant that we who on his feast day devoutly do him honour, may . . . → Read More: Saint Joachim, Father of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Saint Mary, Mother of God (The Dormition, or Falling–Asleep, of the Theotokos)

Dormition of the Theotokos

The Cloud Dormition, an icon from Desyatinny Monastery in Novgorod

O God, who hast taken to thyself the blessed Virgin Mary, mother of thine incarnate Son: Grant that we, who have been redeemed by his blood, may share with her the glory of thine eternal kingdom; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our . . . → Read More: Saint Mary, Mother of God (The Dormition, or Falling–Asleep, of the Theotokos)

The Sermon for Sunday August 14th – Trinity XII

Fr Kerouac

Here is the sermon for Sunday August 14th: Trinity 12, 2016

This Week’s Newsletter

new church tower with weathercock-bw

Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephens News XXVII No 30

The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

Trinity (celtic knot)

Almighty and everlasting God, who art always more ready to hear than we to pray, and art wont to give more than either we desire or deserve: Pour down upon us the abundance of thy mercy; forgiving us those things whereof our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things which we are . . . → Read More: The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

Blessed Jeremy Taylor

Jeremy Taylor

Anonymous portrait of Jeremy Taylor, from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. From Wikipedia.

O God, whose days are without end, and whose mercies cannot be numbered: Make us, we beseech thee, like thy servant Jeremy Taylor, deeply sensible of the shortness of human life; and let thy Holy Spirit lead us in holiness . . . → Read More: Blessed Jeremy Taylor