Category Archives: Persecution

Morning Prayer 7.27.15, William Reed Huntington, Priest & Ecumenist, 1909

We cried today for the loss of Thomas C. Welch of Jackson, Mississippi, father of our stalwart Tom, and prayed in confidence for his entrance into heaven and the succor of his family and friends. Thank you, Clint and Mother … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 7.25.15, St. James the Apostle

They will hand you over to councils and flog you in their synagogues; and you will be dragged before governors and kings because of me. Seek the One who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns deep darkness into the … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 7.23.15, Thursday of Week 8 in Ordinary Time

Go home to your friends, and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and what mercy he has shown you. Yours is the day, O God, yours also the night; you established the moon and the sun. … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 7.21.15, Albert John Luthuli, Prophetic Witness in South Africa, 1967

Our audio wasn’t as good today as we’d like, but the intercessions seemed to make up for that somehow. Play back here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p2ew71hsgvf/ — “Friends, why are you doing this? We are mortals just like you, and we bring you … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 7.20.15, Elizabeth C. Stanton, Amelia Bloomer, Sojourner Truth & Harriet Tubman, Liberators

And these are the ones sown on the good soil: they hear the word and accept it and bear fruit, thirty and sixty and a hundredfold. Let my prayer be set forth in your sight as incense, the lifting up … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 7.20.15, Elizabeth C. Stanton, Amelia Bloomer, Sojourner Truth & Harriet Tubman, Liberators & Witnesses

Everyone cheered today’s video of Alfre Woodard as Sojourner Truth. Play back our service here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p3v01w2f5ff/ — Both Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly, saying, “It was necessary that the word of God should be spoken first to you. Since … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 7.18.15, Bartolomé de las Casas, Missionary to the Indigenous of Latin America, 1566

Looking at those who sat around him, he said, “Here are my mother and my brothers! Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother.” Seek the One who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns … Continue reading

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