Lauds in Eastertide

Eastertide at Lauds – 1. Light’s glitt’ring morn bedecks the sky, Heaven thunders forth its victor cry, The glad earth shouts its triumph high, And groaning hell makes wild reply: 2. While he, the King of glorious might Treads down death’s strength in death’s despite, And trampling hell by victor’s right, Brings forth his...

The End of the Paschal Octave – Vespers

The End of Easter Week at Vespers – Go and tell my brethren, alleluia, to go to Galilee, and there they will see me, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia. ~Psalm Antiphon 4 ~Image: Resurrection, St. John’s Church, Ashfield, GB

Second Sunday of Easter

Second Sunday of Easter – 4. That night the apostles met in fear; Amidst them came their Lord most dear, And said, “My peace be on all here.” Alleluia! 5. When Thomas first the tidings heard, How they had seen the risen Lord, He doubted the disciples’ word. Alleluia~ 6. “My wounded side, O...

Vespers in the Paschal Octave

Vespers in Easter Week – Go and tell my brethren, alleluia, to go to Galilee, and there they will see me, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia. ~Psalm Antiphon 4

Vespers in the Paschal Octave

Vespers in Easter Week – On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were assembled, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you,” alleluia. ~Magnificat Antiphon

Vespers in the Paschal Octave

Easter Week at Vespers – The Lamb’s high banquet called to share, Arrayed in garments white and fair, The Red Sea past, we now would sing To Jesus our triumphant King. Protected in the Paschal night From the destroying angel’s might, In triumph went the ransomed free From Pharaoh’s cruel tyranny. Now Christ our...

Lauds in the Paschal Octave

Easter Week at Lauds – And very early on the first day of the week they went to the tomb when the sun had risen, alleluia. ~Benedictus Antiphon

Terce in the Easter Octave

Easter Week at Terce – An angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone, and sat upon it, alleluia. ~Psalm Antiphon

Lauds in the Easter Octave

Lauds in Easter week – 1. Light’s glitt’ring morn bedecks the sky, Heaven thunders forth its victor cry, The glad earth shouts its triumph high, And groaning hell makes wild reply: 2. While he, the King of glorious might Treads down death's strength in death's despite, And trampling hell by victor's right, Brings forth...