Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House


First Sunday in Advent

First Sunday in Advent – Grant your faithful, we pray, almighty God, the resolve to run forth to meet your Christ with righteous deeds at his coming, so that, gathered at his right hand, they may be worthy to possess the heavenly Kingdom. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns...

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

Good News!

Dear friends and supporters of St. Augustine’s House: After a longer-than-expected limited presence on social media, we are back on Twitter and the posts are going directly to the web page and shared on Facebook. I’m sorry for this down-time but things should be back to normal now. ~djs

Sext on Monday

Monday at Sext – To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul. O my God, in you I trust; Let me not be put to shame; let not my enemies exult over me. ~Psalm 25:1,2

Sext on Sunday

Sunday at Sext – Short Lesson – The Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with sighs too deep for words. And he who searches the hearts of men knows what is the mind of the Spirit,...

Sext on Saturday

Saturday at Sext – Let those who desire my vindication shout for joy and be glad, and say evermore, “Great is the LORD, who delights in the welfare of his servant!” ~Psalm 35:32, 33

Sext on Friday

Friday at Sext – We remember our Lord Jesus at the hour he was hung upon the cross – They stare and gloat over me; they divide my garments among them, and for my clothing they cast lots. But you, O LORD, be not far off! O you my help, hasten to my aid!...

Saint Luke, Evangelist

October 18 – St. Luke, Evangelist – He was a devout disciple of Paul the Apostle. Luke is said to have written the Book of Acts which provides the most thorough information found in the New Testament. The Gospel of Luke is also well-known for being most inclusive; Luke wrote about downtrodden sinners as...

Ignatius of Antioch

Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop of Antioch, Martyr – (Ancient Greek: Ἰγνάτιος, also known as Theophorus from Greek Θεοφόρος “God-bearer”) (ca. 35 or 50-between 98 and 117) was among the Apostolic Fathers, was the third Bishop of Antioch, and was a student of John the Apostle. En route to his martyrdom in Rome, Ignatius wrote...