Lauds on Monday

Monday at Lauds – I will sing of loyalty and of justice; to you, O LORD, I will sing. ~Psalm 101: 1

Lauds on Sunday

Sunday at Lauds – Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God; for he is gracious, and a song of praise is fitting. ~Psalm 147: 1

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

September 8 – The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – The source for the story of the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary is the Protoevangelium of James, an apocryphal gospel written about A.D. 150. From it, we learn the names of Mary’s parents, Joachim and Anna, as well as the tradition that...

None on Friday

Friday at None – Short Lesson – By grace you have been saved through faith; and this is not your own doing, it is the gift of God – not because of works, lest any man should boast. ~Ephesians 2: 8f

None on Thursday

Thursday at None – Short Lesson – Let us lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross,...

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

September 5, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Renewer of the Church – The whole of Mother Teresa’s life and labor bore witness to the joy of loving, the greatness and dignity of every human person, the value of little things done faithfully and with love, and the surpassing worth of friendship with God. “By blood,...

A Prayer

Dangers of abundance – O God, in your love you have given us gifts which our forebears neither knew nor dreamed of. Mercifully grant that we may not be so occupied with material things that we forget the things which are spiritual and thus, even though we have gained the whole world, lose our...