Star Trek Day

St Sigfrid baptizes the heathen

Almighty Father: Send down, we beseech thee, thy Holy Spirit, the great Dove of the Universe, to inspire us to preach the Gospel both with words and with deeds, both far and near. Let us go forth, both clergy and laity, to seek out new congregations, and to boldly go where no priest has gone . . . → Read More: Star Trek Day

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Giotto The Birth of the Virgin

The Birth of the Virgin, by Giotto (1266/7—1337). From Wikipedia.

Almighty and everlasting God, who by the overshadowing of the Holy Ghost didst prepare the body and soul of the Virgin–Mother Mary to be a dwelling place for thy Son: Keep us, we beseech thee, pure and undefiled, that we may be an . . . → Read More: The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

celtic trefoil

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