Lauds on Wednesday

Wednesday at Lauds – The LORD loves those who hate evil; he preserve the lives of his saints; he delivers them from the hand of the wicked. ~Psalm 97:10

Lauds on Tuesday

Tuesday at Lauds – Satisfy us in the morning with your mercy, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. ~Psalm 90:15

Lauds on Monday

Monday at Lauds – O God, you are my God, I seek you, my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where no water is. ~Psalm 63:1

An Evening Prayer

Keep watch, dear Lord, with those who work, or watch, or weep this night, and give thine angels charge over those who sleep. Tend the sick, Lord Christ; give rest to the weary, bless the dying, soothe the suffering, pity the afflicted, shield the joyous; and all for thy love’s sake. ~From The Book...

Lauds on Saturday

Saturday at Lauds – Extol the LORD our God, and worship at his holy mountain; for the LORD our God is holy. ~Psalm 99: 9

The Confession of Saint Peter

January 18 – The Confession of St. Peter – (RC January 22) – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins – Almighty Father, who inspired Simon Peter, first among the apostles, to confess Jesus as Messiah and Son of the living God: Keep your Church steadfast upon the rock of this faith, so that...

Saint Anthony of Egypt

January 17 – St. Anthony of Egypt – A story of the Desert Fathers: There were two old men who dwelt together for many years and who never quarreled. Then one said to the other: “Let us pick a quarrel with each other like other men do.” “I do not know how quarrels arise,”...

Saint Anthony of Egpyt

January 17 – St. Anthony of Egypt, Abbot – St. Anthony was the first Christian to live a life of consecrated solitude and is often called “The Father of All Monks.” As a hermit in the desert he lived a long and saintly life that influenced countless people both in his time and for...

Saint Maurus & Saint Placid

January 15 – St. Maurus and St. Placid – Skipped from yesterday – Maurus, son of a nobleman of Rome, was born about the year 510 and died in 584. When he was about twelve years old, his father placed him under the care of St. Benedict at Subiaco. When he had grown up,...