The 24th Week After Trinity

The Homely Hours are a weekly “must visit” if you are doing the daily office or need a resource to teach your children the saint’s days.

The Homely Hours

Collect: O Lord, we beseech thee, absolve thy people from their offences; that through thy bountiful goodness we may all be delivered from the bands of those sins, which by our frailty we have committed. Grant this, O heavenly Father, for the sake of Jesus Christ, our blessed Lord and Saviour. Amen.”

Saints and Feast Days:

Sunday, November 11: Martin of Tours (transferred to Tuesday, the 13th)

Saint Martin of Tours was born in what is now Hungary between 315 and 330. His father was a soldier and early in Martin’s life, his family was transferred to Italy. At fifteen, because he was a veteran’s son, he was forced to become a soldier. Sulpicius Severus described his early life in the military (you can read his Life of St. Martin here):

Martin was a professional soldier, but managed to keep himself free from the vices in which so often…

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