Saint Jerome, Translator & Teacher

September 30 – St. Jerome, translator and teacher. He is known as the 4th-5th century scholar who translated the Bible into the language ordinary people could read. At this time, the declining decades of the Roman Empire, the ordinary language was Latin. Jerome’s version of the Bible is known as the Vulgate. Jerome was...

None on Sunday

Sunday at None – O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his mercy endures for ever. ~Psalm 136: 1

Sext on Saturday

Saturday at Sext – Short Lesson – Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. ~Galatians 6:2

Wigton Organ

The Wigton organ draws closer to completion every week. The Swell shades are now up so the only visual things remaining to be installed are the pipe shades for the Great, and the star for the Zimbelstern. One stop will not be delivered until the new year after which more recitals and hymn festivals...

Saint Vincent DePaul

September 27 – St. Vincent DePaul – (24 April 1581–27 September 1660) Born in Pouy, Landes, Gascony, France, he was a priest of the Catholic Church who became dedicated to serving the poor. He was renowned for his compassion, humility and generosity. The Society of Saint Vincent DePaul, a charitable organization dedicated to the...

Sext on Thursday

Thursday at Sext – Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved. ~Psalm 55: 24

Sext on Wednesday

Wednesday at Sext – Rouse yourself! Why do you sleep, O Lord? Awake, do not cast us off forever! ~Psalm 44:24 Wednesday is a “quiet day” and like Fridays, there is no mid-day meal. The various readings, Psalms, and prayers tend to be more reflective and sometimes challenging. ~djs

Sext on Tuesday

Tuesday at Sext – My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and behold the face of God? ~Psalm 42:2

Sext on Monday

Monday at Sext – To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul. O my God, in you I trust; Let me not be put to shame; let not my enemies exult over me. ~Psalm 25:1,2

Sext on Sunday

Sunday at Sext – Short Lesson – The Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with sighs too deep for words. And he who searches the hearts of men knows what is the mind of the Spirit,...