Vespers in Holy Week

Holy Week at Vespers – 1. The royal banners forward go; The cross shines forth in mystic glow Where he, by whom our flesh was made, In that same flesh our ransom paid: 2. Where deep for us the spear was dyed, Life’s torrent rushing from his side, To wash us in the precious...

Lauds in Holy Week

Holy Week at Lauds – Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle; Sing the ending of the fray. Now above the cross, the trophy, Sound the loud triumphant lay; Tell how Christ, the world’s redeemer, As a victim won the day. ~Office Hymn, st. 1

Lauds on Palm Sunday

Lauds on Palm Sunday and in Holy Week – Short Lesson – Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being born...

Housekeeping: Schedule for Holy Week

Schedule for Holy Week: Palm Sunday, March 25 10:00 a.m. Palm Procession, St. Mark’s Passion Narrative Maundy Thursday, March 29 6:00 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Washing of Feet Good Friday, March 30th 4:30 p.m. Solemn Liturgy; St. John’s Passion Narrative Holy Saturday, March 31 9:00 p.m. Vigil and First Mass of Easter

Lauds in Holy Week

Holy Week at Lauds – Father, glorify me with the glory which I had with you before the world was made. ~Benedictus Antiphon

Vespers in Holy Week

Holy Week at Vespers – 5. Blest tree, whose chosen branches bore The wealth that did the world restore, The price of human kind to pay And spoil the spoiler of his prey. 6. To you, eternal Three in One, Our songs shall rise in unison; Those whom you ransom and restore Preserve and...

Lauds in Holy Week

Holy Week at Lauds – 1. Sing my tongue, the glorious battle; sing the ending of the fray. Now above the cross, the trophy, sound the loud triumphant lay; Tell how Christ, the world’s redeemer, as a victim won the day. 2. Tell how, when at length the fullness of the appointed time was...

Vespers in Holy Week

Vespers in Holy Week, from Palm Sunday – 1. The royal banners forward go; The cross shines forth in mystic glow Where he, by whom our flesh was made, In that same flesh our ransom paid; 2. Where deep for us the spear was dyed, Life’s torrent rushing from his side, To wash us...