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Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

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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

Sext on Friday

Friday at Sext – Be not far from me, O Lord, for trouble is near and there is none to help. ~Psalm Antiphon

None on Thursday

Thursday at None – I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I hope; my soul waits for the LORD more than watchmen for the morning, more than watchmen for the morning. ~Psalm 130:5.6

Mary, Mother of our Lord

Mary, Mother of our Lord – August 15 – Mary, Mother of Our Lord – The honor paid to Mary, the virgin mother of Jesus Christ our Lord and God, goes back to the earliest days of the Church. Indeed, it goes back further, for even before the birth of her Son, Mary prophesied,...

Lauds on Tuesday

Tuesday at Lauds – Hear my voice, O Lord; I hope in your words. Hear my voice, O Lord; I hope in your words. I rise before dawn and cry for help. I hope in your words. Glory to the Father and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. Hear my voice, O...

Wigbert, Abbot & Missionary

August 13 – Wigbert, Abbot and Missionary – c.670-747 – Born in Wessex, he was an Anglo-Saxon Benedictine monk from the monastery of Glastonbury and a missionary and disciple of Saint Boniface who traveled with the latter in Frisia and northern and central Germany to convert the local tribes to Christianity. Today we also...

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year – (LBW 12 Pentecost) – Grant to us, Lord, we pray, the spirit to think and do always those things that are right, that we, who cannot exist without you, may by you be enabled to live according to your will; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and...

Lauds on Saturday

Saturday at Lauds – My lips will shout for joy, when I sing praises to you. My lips will shout for joy, when I sing praises to you. And my tongue will talk of your righteous help When I sing praises to you. Glory to the Father and to the Son, and to the...

Saint Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr

August 10, St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr – He is remembered for his charitable works which ultimately resulted in a death sentence. The story persists that after being placed on a gridiron over a fire, he announced that he was done on one side and should be turned over. He is the patron saint...

Lauds on Thursday

Thursday at Lauds – Give ear to my words, O LORD; give heed to my sighing. Hearken to the sound of my cry, My King and my God, for to you I pray. ~Psalm 5:1,2