For Safety from a Natural Cataclysm

Jesus Stilling the Tempest, by Gustave Doré

Jesus Stilling the Tempest (Mark iv:39) by Gustave Doré

In anticipation of the landfall of Hurricane Dorian

O God, who makest the clouds thy chariot, and who walkest upon the wings of the wind: Preserve us, we beseech thee, from storm and tempest, earthquake and fire. Keep us safe in our homes, and give . . . → Read More: For Safety from a Natural Cataclysm

Saint Giles of Provence, Abbot

Saint Giles

Detail of Saint Giles and the Hind, by the Master of St Giles (c. 1500)

O Lord Jesus Christ, who bought us by thy Blood: Help us to follow thee and the company of Saints in merciful thought and loving deed; and especially after the gracious pattern of thy servant Giles, make us pitiful . . . → Read More: Saint Giles of Provence, Abbot

The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

celtic trefoil

O God, who declarest thy almighty power chiefly in shewing mercy and pity: Mercifully grant unto us such a measure of thy grace, that we, running the way of thy commandments, may obtain thy gracious promises, and be made partakers of thy heavenly treasure; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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