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Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

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Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

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Terce on Sunday

Sunday at Terce – Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the LORD! Blessed are those who keep his decrees, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! ~Psalm 119:1-3

Holy Cross Day

September 14 – Holy Cross Day – According to legends, the True Cross was discovered in 326 by Saint Helena, the mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine, during a pilgrimage she made to Jerusalem. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was then built at the site of the discovery, by order of Helena and...

First Vespers of Holy Cross Day

Tomorrow is Holy Cross Day. Today we sing the first vespers of Holy Cross Day – O mighty work of mercy! Death died, when life died upon the Tree. ~Psalm Antiphon 1 (sung with Psalm 113)

Saint John Chrysostom, Bishop of Constantinople

St. John Chrysostom c. 349–407. Bishop of Constantinople, was an important Church Father. He is known for his eloquence in preaching and public speaking, his denunciation of abuse of authority by both ecclesiastical and political leaders, the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, and his ascetic sensibilities. He was given the Greek surname chrysostomos,...

Sext on Wednesday

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

Terce on Tuesday

Tuesday at Terce – May my heart be blameless in your statutes, that I may not be put to shame! ~Psalm 119: 80

Terce on Monday

Monday at Terce – V. You have been my helper, cast me not off, R. Forsake me not, O God of my salvation! ~Versicle and Response

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