Lauds in Lent – Saturday

Lent at Lauds – Saturday – Short Lesson – Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; defend the fatherless, plead for the widow. “Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your...

Lauds in Lent

Lent at Lauds – Short Lesson on Friday until Palm Sunday By his knowledge shall the righteous one, my servant, make many to be accounted righteous; and he shall bear their iniquities. Therefore I will divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he poured...

Vigils in Lent

Lent at Vigils – O that today you would hearken to the Lord’s voice: O come, let us worship him. ~Invitatory

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday – Collect of the Day – Grant, O Lord, that we may begin with holy fasting this campaign of Christian service, so that, as we take up battle against spiritual evils, we may be armed with weapons of self-restraint. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you...

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday – Almighty and ever-living God, you hate nothing you have made and you forgive the sins of all who are penitent. Create in us new and honest hearts, so that, truly repenting of our sins, we may obtain from you, the God of all mercy, full pardon and forgiveness. ~Collect of the...

Shrove Tuesday

Beginning tomorrow, Ash Wednesday, the Alleluia will be set aside from the various liturgies of the community. From the Ordo: “Omit “Alleluia” without exception until Easter; omit Te Deum and Gloria in Excelsis on Sundays until Easter.” The Ash Wednesday Mass with the blessing and distribution of ashes will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s...

Compline on Monday

Monday at Compline – I will bless the LORD at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. ~Psalm 34:1

None on Sunday

Sunday at None – Short Lesson – It is God who establishes us with you in Christ, and has commissioned us; he has put his seal upon us and given us his Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee. ~ 2 Corinthians 1:21f ~Image: Christ Pantocrator mosaic from Hagia Sophia

None on Saturday

Saturday at None – Brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. Philippians 4:8