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 – You have saved us, O LORD, and we will give thanks to your name forever. ~Psalm Antiphon

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

Saint Scholastica, Sister of Benedict

February 10 – St. Scholastica, Sister of Benedict – “She who has leisure to devote to study”. According to tradition, the twin sister of Benedict, she led some form of consecrated life with a group of Christian women. Gregory tells us that yearly she journeyed to meet her brother at a house midway between...

Terce on Sunday

Sunday at Terce – Short Lesson and Verse – God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. ~1 John 4: 16 V. You have been my helper, cast me not off, R. Forsake me not, O God of my salvation!

Terce on Saturday

Saturday at Terce – I long for your salvation, O LORD, and your law is my delight. Let me live, that I may praise you, and let your ordinances help me. I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek your servant, for I do not forget your commandments. ~Psalm 119:174-176

Terce on Friday

Friday at Terce – Your decrees are wonderful; therefore my soul keeps them. The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple. With open mouth I pant, because I long for your commandments. ~Psalm 119: 129-131

The Martyrs of Japan

February 5 – The Martyrs of Japan (RC Feb 6) – Paul Miki, Jesuit scholastic, and his twenty-five companions, including two other Jesuits, six Franciscans, fifteen tertiaries, and two laymen, were crucified by order of the ruler Hideyoshi Feb. 5, 1597 at Nagasaki; among them, the Mexican Felipe de Jesus, the first martyr from...

Terce on Tuesday

Tuesday at Terce – The LORD is my portion; I promise to keep your words. I entreat your favor with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. ~Psalm 119:57-58