Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

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None in Lent

Lent at None – V: The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit. R: A broken and contrite heart O God, you will not despise. ~Responsory until Palm Sunday ~Image: April 11, 2019 – Spring snow and the Retreat House

Sext in Lent

Lent at Sext – Short Lesson until Palm Sunday Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have mercy on him and to our God for he will abundantly pardon. ~Isaiah 55:7

Saint Gregory of Nyssa, Bishop

March 9 – St. Gregory of Nyssa, Bishop – (c. 335 – c. 395) Also known as Gregory Nyssen, was bishop of Nyssa from 372 to 376, and from 378 until his death. Gregory lacked the administrative ability of his brother Basil, or the contemporary influence of Gregory of Nazianzus, but was an erudite...

Vespers in Lent

Lent at Vespers – You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve. ~Magnificat Antiphon until Palm Sunday in Lent

Saint Perpetua and her Companions, Martyrs

March 7 – St. Perpetua and her Companions, Martyrs – Died 7 March 203. Christian martyrs of the 3rd century. Perpetua (b. 181) was a 22-year old married noble, and a nursing mother. Her co-martyr Felicity, an expectant mother, was her slave. They suffered together at Carthage in the Roman province of Africa. The...

Terce in Lent

Lent at Terce – Short Lesson – “Yet even now,” says the Lord, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping and with mourning; and rend your hearts and not your garments.” ~Joel 2: 12-13a

Lauds in Lent – Thursday

Lent at Lauds, Thursday – Short Lesson – They are your people, and your heritage, which you brought out of Egypt, from the midst of the iron furnace. Let your eyes be open to the supplication of your servant, and to the supplication of your people Israel, giving ear to them whenever they call...

Lauds in Lent – Wednesday

Lauds in Lent – Wednesday – Short Lesson – You are a people holy to the LORD your God; the LORD your God has chosen you to be a people for his own possession, out of all the peoples that are on the face of the earth. It was not because you were more...

Lauds at Lent – Tuesday

Lent at Lauds – Short Lesson – “Yet even now,” says the LORD, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; and rend your hearts and not your garments,” Return to the LORD, your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast...

John & Charles Wesley, Renewers of the Church

John and Charles Wesley, Renewers of the Church – Almighty God, we praise you for the men and women you have sent to call the Church to its tasks and renew its life such as your servants John and Charles Wesley. Raise up in our own day teachers and prophets inspired by your Spirit,...