Tuesday at Sext – At midnight I rise to praise you, because of your righteous ordinances. ~Psalm 119: 62
Monday at Sext – To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul. O my God, in you I trust. ~Psalm 25: 1
Collect of the Day – Fifteenth Sunday (LBW 8 Pentecost) – O God, who show the light of your truth to those who go astray, so that they may return to the right path, give all who for the faith they profess are accounted Christians the grace to reject whatever is contrary to the...
Saturday at Lauds – Short Lesson – Brethren, be the more zealous to confirm your call and election, for if you do this you will never fall; so there will be richly provided for you an entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. ~2 Peter 1:10-11
Friday at Lauds – Short Lesson – Let no evil talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for edifying, as fits the occasion, that it may impart grace to those who hear. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, in whom you were sealed for the day...
Thursday at Terce – Let me not, O Lord, be put to shame in my hope. ~Psalm Antiphon
July 11 – St. Benedict, Abbot – Benedict’s main achievement is his “Rule”, containing precepts for his monks. It has a unique spirit of balance, moderation and reasonableness (ἐπιείκεια, epieikeia), and this persuaded most religious communities founded throughout the Middle Ages to adopt it. Benedict is often called the founder of western Christian monasticism....
St. Benedict, Abbot – Master, you delivered to me five talents; here I have made five talents more. ~Psalm Antiphon, with Psalm 113
Tuesday at Terce – The LORD is my portion; I promise to keep your words. ~Psalm 119: 57
Monday at Terce – Turn my eyes from looking at vanities; and give me life in your ways. ~Psalm 119:37