Chancellor’s Diary

by Fr. John Jillions

Fr. John Jillions

March 27, 2014

Psalm 89

I will sing of thy steadfast love, O Lord, for ever;

with my mouth I will proclaim Thy faithfulness to…

March 26, 2014

Psalm 88 and at the funeral for a priest

O Lord, why dost Thou cast me off?
 Why dost Thou hide Thy face from me?
Afflicted and close to death from my youth up,
 I suffer Thy terrors; I am helpless. ...

March 25, 2014

The Annunciation
Psalm 87: City of God and Mother of God

Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God. ...

March 20, 2014

Psalm 86

All the nations you have made shall come
 and bow down before you, O Lord,

and shall glorify your name. ...

March 18, 2014

Psalm 85

You have shown favor to Your land, O Lord;
You have turned back the captivity of Jacob! ...

March 14, 2014

Psalm 84

How lovely is thy dwelling place,
 O Lord of hosts!
My soul longs, yea, faints 
for the courts of the Lord; ...

March 13, 2014

Psalm 83

O God do not keep silence; do not hold thy peace or be still, O God!
For lo, thy enemies are in tumult; those who hate thee have raised their heads. ...

March 12, 2014

Psalm 82: Arise, O God and Judge the Earth!

Arise, O God, judge the earth: for to Thee belong all the nations! (Refrain)

God has taken His place in the divine council;  ...


March 11, 2014

Psalm 81: water in the wilderness

Sing aloud to God our strength;
 shout for joy to the God of Jacob!
Raise a song, sound the timbrel, 
the sweet lyre with the harp. ...

March 7, 2014

Psalm 80

Lord, Lord, look down from heaven, and see; 

have regard for this vine which Thy right hand has planted, and establish it.