Friday at Lauds – Within our senses ever dwell, And worldly darkness thence expel; Long as the days of life endure, Preserve our souls devout and pure. ~Office Hymn, st. 3 ~Image: St. Augustine’s House cemetery
Wednesday at Lauds His lightnings light up the world; the earth sees and trembles. ~Psalm 97: 4
Thursday at Lauds With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord! With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord! I will keep your statutes. Answer me, O Lord! Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O...
Wednesday at Lauds – Your righteousness is like the mountains of God, your judgments are like the great deep; you save both man and beast, O LORD. ~Psalm 36:6
Tuesday at Lauds – The Lord has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David. ~Benedictus Antiphon
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...
Friday at Lauds – Hear my prayer, O LORD; give ear to my supplications in your faithfulness; answer me, in your righteousness. Let me hear of your steadfast love in the morning, for in you I put my trust. ~Psalm 143: 1,8
Monday at Lauds – With prayer the Father we implore; O Father, glorious evermore, We plead with thee for grace and power To conquer in temptation’s hour. ~Office Hymn, st. 3
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
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...