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Christmastide at Terce

Terce in Christmastide- Short Lesson – The grace of God has appeared for the salvation of all men, training us to renounce irreligion and worldly passions, and to live sober, upright, and godly lives in this world. ~Titus 2:11-12

Lauds in Christmastide

Christmastide at Lauds – Short Lesson – In many and various ways God spoke of old to our fathers by the prophets; but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. ~Hebrews 1:1-2

Responsory in Christmastide

Christmastide – The Word became flesh, alleluia, alleluia. The Word became flesh, alleluia, alleluia. And dwelt among us. Alleluia, alleluia. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. The Word became flesh, alleluia, alleluia. ~Responsory

Vespers in Christmastide

Christmastide at Vespers – The Root of Jesse has budded; the Star has come out of Jacob; a Virgin has borne the Savior; we praise you O our God. ~Magnificat Antiphon

Lauds in Christmastide

Christmastide at Lauds – Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men of good will, alleluia, alleluia. ~Benedictus Antiphon

The Epiphany of Our Lord

The Epiphany of Our Lord – Lauds and Sext – Opening their treasures, the wise men offered the Lord gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh, alleluia. ~Psalm Antiphon

Second Sunday after Christmas

Second Sunday after Christmas – Almighty ever-living God, splendor of faithful souls, graciously be pleased to fill the world with your glory, and show yourself to all peoples by the radiance of your light. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,...

Lauds in Christmastide

Christmastide – The Word became flesh, alleluia, alleluia. The Word became flesh, alleluia, alleluia. And dwelt among us. Alleluia, alleluia. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. The Word became flesh, alleluia, alleluia. ~Responsory

Johann Konrad Wilhelm Löhe

January 2 – Johann Konrad Wilhelm Löhe (21 February 1808 – 2 January 1872)- A pastor of the Lutheran Church, Löhe is often regarded as being a founder of the deaconess movement in Lutheranism and a founding sponsor of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS). From the small town of Neuendettelsau, he sent pastors to...