We report with sadness the death of Don Defalle, associate, former resident, and long-time friend of St. Augustine’s House. Arrangements are pending. “Even at the grave we make our song, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.”

Sext on Monday

Monday at Sext – Short Lesson – Now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the return you get is sanctification and its end, eternal life. ~Romans 6:22

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,...

Compline on Saturday

Saturday at Compline (after First Vespers of Sunday) – O God, the source of eternal light: Shed forth your unending day upon us who watch for you, that our lips may praise you, our lives may bless you, and our worship on the morrow give you glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives...

Pray for Professions

Pray for professions – Raise up, we ask you, Almighty God, men and women of faith to serve you in religious communities to the praise and glory of your Holy Name, and to the comfort of your faithful people. Through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Compline on Friday

Friday at Compline – Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the LORD! ~Psalm 31:28

Compline on Thursday

Thursday at Compline – “O my God,” I say, “do not take me away in the midst of my days, you whose years endure throughout all generations.” Of old you laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands. They will perish, but you endure; they will all...

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard – Theologian

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard – Theologian Born May 5, 1813, Copenhagen, Den. —died Nov. 11, 1855, Copenhagen. Danish philosopher, theologian, and cultural critic who was a major influence on existentialism and Protestant theology in the 20th century. He attacked the literary, philosophical, and ecclesiastical establishments of his day for misrepresenting the highest task of human...

Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop

November 11 – St. Martin of Tours, Bishop, 316 – November 8, 397 While Martin was still a soldier in the Roman army and deployed in Gaul (modern day France), he experienced the vision that became the most-repeated story about his life. One day as he was approaching the gates of the city of...