Lauds after the Ascension

Lauds on weekdays after the Ascension – I am ascending to my Father and your father, to my God and your God, alleluia. ~Benedictus Antiphon

Lauds in Paschaltide

Lauds in the Easter Season until The Ascension – Light’s glitt’ring morn bedecks the sky, Heaven thunders forth its victor cry, The glad earth shouts its triumph high, And groaning hell makes wild reply: While he, the King of glorious might Treads down death’s strength in death’s despite, And trampling hell by victor’s right,...

Lauds in Paschaltide

Lauds in the Easter Season, Mondays – Short Lesson – The word is near you, on your lips and in your heart (that is, the word of faith which we preach); because, if you confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead,...

Lauds in Paschaltide, Tuesday

Lauds in Eastertide – Tuesday – Short Lesson – God raised Jesus from the dead; and for many days he appeared to those who came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses to the people. And we bring you the good news that what God promised to the fathers,...

Lauds in Paschaltide – Sunday

Lauds on Sunday in Eastertide – Short Lesson – God raised Jesus on the third day and made him manifest; not to all the people but to us who were chosen by God as witnesses, who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead. And he commanded us to preach to...

Lauds in Paschaltide

Lauds in Easter Season, Saturday Short Lesson – None of us lives to himself, and none of us dies to himself. If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord; so then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s. For to this...

Lauds in Paschaltide

Lauds in Eastertide, Friday Short Lesson – The God of our fathers raised Jesus whom you killed by hanging him on a tree. God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. And we are witnesses to these things, and so is the...

Lauds in Paschaltide

Easter Season at Lauds, Thursday Short Lesson – If Christ is in you, although your bodies are dead because of sin, your spirits are alive because of righteousness. If the spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will give life to...

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Lauds in Easter Week – The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid; for I know that you seek Jesus,” alleluia. ~Psalm Antiphon ~Image: The Women at the Sepulchre (The Angel at the Tomb of Christ), Benjamin West (1738–1820).