Septuagesima

02/17/2020

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The Collect.

O LORD, we beseech thee favourably to hear the prayers of thy people; that we, who are justly punished for our offences, may be mercifully delivered by thy goodness, for the glory of thy Name; through Jesus Christ our Saviour, who liveth and, reigneth with thee and the...


Saint Finan

02/17/2020

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Bishop and Confessor. 

Finan was an Irish monk from Iona, who succeeded Saint Aidan as Bishop of Lindisfarne. It should be remembered that news of Christ was brought to England from two quarters. Kent and all the south received the Gospel from Rome...


Sexagesima

02/16/2020

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The Collect.

O LORD God, who seest that we put not our trust in any thing that we do; Mercifully grant that by thy power we may be defended against all adversity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. 2 Cor. xi. 19.

YE suffer fools...


Saints Faustinus and Jovita

02/15/2020

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Martyrs. 

On this day are remembered Faustinus and Jovita, who were brothers, nobly born, and natives of Brescia, of which city they are revered as the patron Saints, where they were martyred, probably in the year 121 or thereabouts. Nothing more than...