Author Archives: Josh Thomas

About Josh Thomas

This site offers daily Morning and Evening Prayer in the Anglican tradition according to the Book of Common Prayer of The Episcopal Church, based in the USA. Each service includes psalms, Bible lessons, and prayers. The Daily Office Network consists of three sites: two in English (one timed for Asia-Pacific and the other for North & South America) and one in Spanish (Oficio Diario). We serve all the nations of the world. We're glad you came and we invite your comments. May God bless you richly in our Savior Jesus Christ.

Evening Prayer 2.1.15, Eve of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple

All who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God. I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” Psalm 122:1 INVITATORY AND PSALTER O God, make speed to … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.1.15, Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

They confessed that they were strangers and foreigners on the earth, for people who speak in this way make it clear that they are seeking a homeland.   From the rising of the sun to its setting my Name shall … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 1.31.15, Juan Bosco, Priest & Youth Missioner, 1888

‘This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me; in vain do they worship me, teaching human precepts as doctrines.’ Jesus said, “I am the light of the world; whoever follows me will not walk … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 1.31.15, Juan Bosco, Priest, 1888

Listen to me, you who know righteousness, you people who have my teaching in your hearts; do not fear the reproach of others, and do not be dismayed when they revile you. Thus says the high and lofty One who … Continue reading

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Video Evensong 1.30.15, Friday of 3 Epiphany

Fr. Jim questioned our Latin for the final video, but we told him it came from Google Translate, so that of course is the final authority. Watch our webcast! Click here:   When Jesus saw that they were straining … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 1.30.15, Friday of 3 Epiphany (UK & Canada: Charles I, King & Martyr, 1649)

This morning’s service is available here: If a law had been given that could make alive, then righteousness would indeed come through the law. From the rising of the sun to its setting my Name shall be great among … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 1.29.15, Andrei Rublev, Monk & Iconographer, 1430

As Jesus went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. I will bless the Lord who gives me counsel; my heart teaches me, night after night. I … Continue reading

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