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
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
Friday at None – You, O Lord, will protect us; you will guard us forever. ~Psalm Antiphon
Thursday at None – O LORD, my heart is not lifted up, my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvelous for me. But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; my soul within me is like...
Wednesday at None – The LORD has done great things for us; and we are glad indeed. ~Psalm 126: 4
February 18 – Blessed Martin Luther, Renewer of the Church – (10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546). Almighty God, we praise you for the men and women you have sent to call the Church to its tasks and renew its life such as your servant Martin. Raise up in our own day teachers...
Monday at None I lift up my eyes to the hills, from where will my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. ~Psalm 121: 1,2
Sunday at Sext – O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his mercy endures forever! ~Psalm 136:1
Saturday at Sext Let those who desire my vindication shout for joy and be glad, and say evermore, “Great is the LORD, who delights in the welfare of his servant!” ~Psalm 35:32, 33 ~Image: Singing in front of the old chapel
February 14 – SS. Cyril and Methodius, Missionaries to the Slavs – Two Byzantine Greek brothers born in Thessaloniki in the 9th century. They became missionaries of Christianity among the Slavic peoples of Bulgaria, Great Moravia and Pannonia. Through their work they influenced the cultural development of all Slavs, for which they received the...