Wednesday at Lauds – My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast! I will sing and make melody! ~Psalm 57: 9
Tuesday at Lauds – R. Hear my voice, O Lord, I hope in your words. V. I rise before dawn and cry for help. R. I hope in your words. V. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. R. Hear my voice, O Lord, I hope in your...
Friday at Lauds – Eternal glory of the sky, Blest hope of frail humanity, The Father’s sole-begotten One And born the Virgin Mary’s Son”: Uplift us with thine arm of might And let our hearts rise pure and bright, And ardent in God’s praises pay The thanks we owe him every day. ~Office hymn,...
Tuesday at Lauds – O sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things! ~Psalm 98: 1
Lauds on Monday – So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary, beholding your power and glory. Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. So I will bless you as long as I live; I will lift up my hands and call on your name. ~Psalm 63:...
Sunday at Lauds – Shed through our hearts, O Lord, thy ray, Our souls’ dull slumber drive away: Thy Name be first on every tongue, To thee our earliest praises sung. ~Office Hymn, st. 4
Saturday at Lauds – Each phantom of the night depart, Each thought of guilt forsake the heart; Let every ill that darkness brought Beneath its shade now come to nought. ~Office Hymn, st. 2
Thursday at Lauds – O keep us, as the hours proceed, From lying word and evil deed; Our roving eyes from sin set free, Our body from impurity. ~Office Hymn, st. 3
Monday at Lauds – O God, you are my God, I seek you, my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where no water is. ~ Psalm 63: 1
Sunday at Lauds – Maker of all, eternal King, Who day and night about dost bring: Who weary mortals to relieve Dost in their turn the seasons give. ~Office Hymn, st. 1 ~Br. Richard in the garden in a warmer season. In the midst of winter, this picture relieves our weariness.