Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

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Mother Teresa of Calcutta

September 5, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Renewer of the Church – This post should have been posted yesterday ~djs The whole of Mother Teresa’s life and labor bore witness to the joy of loving, the greatness and dignity of every human person, the value of little things done faithfully and with love, and the...

Compline on Wednesday

Wednesday at Compline – You are a hiding place for me, you preserve me from trouble; you surround me with glad cries of deliverance. ~Psalm 32: 9

Vigils on Monday

Monday at Vigils – O LORD how manifold are your works! In wisdom you have made them all; the earth is full of your creatures. ~Psalm 104: 25

Lauds on Sunday

Sunday at Lauds – Christ, Son of the living God, have mercy on us. Christ, Son of the living God, have mercy on us. You are seated at the right hand of the Father. Have mercy on us. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. Christ, Son of...

Lauds on Saturday

Saturday at Lauds – Give light, O Lord, to those who sit in darkness, and guide our feet into the way of peace, O God of Israel. ~Benedictus Antiphon

Lauds on Friday

Friday at Lauds – Short Lesson – Let no evil talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for edifying, as fits the occasion, that it may impart grace to those who hear. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, in whom you were sealed for the day...

Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

August 29 – Beheading of St. John the Baptist – The biblical account portrays the beheading of Saint John the Baptist by Herod Antipas. According to the Synoptic Gospels, Herod had imprisoned John because he reproved Herod for divorcing his wife (Phasaelis), and unlawfully taking Herodias, the wife of his brother Herod Philip I....

Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo

August 28 – St. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430), Bishop of Hippo Regius (present-day Annaba, Algeria). He was a Latin-speaking philosopher and theologian who lived in the Roman Africa Province. His writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity. He is the patron saint of brewers,...