First Vespers of the Epiphany

First Vespers of the Epiphany – Your light has come, O Jerusalem, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you; and nations shall come to your light, alleluia. ~Psalm Antiphon 2

Terce in Christmastide

Terce in Christmastide- Short Lesson – The grace of God has appeared for the salvation of all men, training us to renounce irreligion and worldly passions, and to live sober, upright, and godly lives in this world. ~Titus 2:11-12

Lauds in Christmastide

Lauds in Christmastide – From east to west, from shore to shore Let ev’ry heart awake and sing The holy child whom Mary bore, The Christ, the everlasting king. Behold, the world’s creator wears The form and fashion of a slave; Our very flesh our maker shares, His fallen creatures, all, to save. For...

Johann Konrad Wilhelm Löhe

January 2 – Johann Konrad Wilhelm Löhe (21 February 1808 – 2 January 1872)- A pastor of the Lutheran Church, Löhe is often regarded as being a founder of the deaconess movement in Lutheranism and a founding sponsor of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS). From the small town of Neuendettelsau, he sent pastors to...

January 1 – The Name of Jesus

The Name of Jesus – God, who hast made thine only-begotten Son the Savior of mankind and didst give Him the name of Jesus, mercifully grant that we who worship his name on earth may joyfully behold him in heaven; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns forever and ever....