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Lauds on Saturday

Saturday at Lauds – The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. ~Psalm 51: 18

Lauds on Friday

Friday at Lauds – Teach me to do your will, for you are my God, Let your good spirit lead me on a level path! ~Psalm 143: 11

The Confession of Saint Peter

January 18 – The Confession of St. Peter – (RC January 22) – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins – Almighty Father, who inspired Simon Peter, first among the apostles, to confess Jesus as Messiah and Son of the living God: Keep your Church steadfast upon the rock of this faith, so that...

Saint Anthony of Egypt, Abbot

January 17 – St. Anthony of Egypt, Abbot – A story of the Desert Fathers: There were two old men who dwelt together for many years and who never quarreled. Then one said to the other: “Let us pick a quarrel with each other like other men do.” “I do not know how quarrels...

Saint Anthony of Egypt, Abbot

January 17 – St. Anthony of Egypt, Abbot – St. Anthony was the first Christian to live a life of consecrated solitude and is often called “The Father of All Monks.” As a hermit in the desert he lived a long and saintly life that influenced countless people both in his time and for...

Lauds on Tuesday

Tuesday at Lauds – LORD, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God ~Psalm 90: 1,2

Saint Maurus & Saint Placid

January 15 – St. Maurus and St. Placid – Maurus, son of a nobleman of Rome, was born about the year 510 and died in 584. When he was about twelve years old, his father placed him under the care of St. Benedict at Subiaco. When he had grown up, St. Benedict chose him...

Second Sunday of the Year

Second of the Year – LBW 2 Epiphany – Lord God, you showed your glory and led many to faith by the works of your Son. As he brought gladness and healing to his people, grant us these same gifts and lead us also to perfect faith in him, Jesus Christ our Lord. ~Collect...

Saint Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers

January 13 – St. Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers – (c. 300 – c. 368) Bishop of Poitiers and a Doctor of the Church. He was sometimes referred to as the “Hammer of the Arians” (Latin: Malleus Arianorum) and the “Athanasius of the West.” So great was the respect in which he was held by...

Lauds on Friday

Friday at Lauds – Let me hear of your steadfast love in the morning, for in you I put my trust. ~Psalm 143: 8