Advent Lauds – Office Hymn – A thrilling voice by Jordan rings, Rebuking guilt and darksome things: Vain dreams of sin and visions fly; Christ in his might shines forth on high. Now let each torpid soul arise, That sunk in guilt and wounded lies; See! the new Star’s refulgent ray Shall chase disease...
Lauds on Saturday – Extol the LORD our God, and worship at his holy mountain; for the LORD our God is holy. ~Psalm 99: 9
Advent Lauds – Behold, the Lord shall come and all his saints with him; and in that day the light shall be great, alleluia. ~Benedictus antiphon
Friday at Lauds – Ascribe to the LORD, O families of the peoples, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength! Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; bring an offering, and come into his courts! ~Psalm 96: 7-8 Image: Icon with the altar beyond, prepared for the Thanksgiving Day mass at St....
Tuesday at Lauds – Short Lesson – You are not in darkness, brethren, for that day to surprise you like a thief. For you are all sons of light and sons of the day; we are not of the night or of darkness. ~ Thessalonians 5: 5-6
Monday at Lauds – Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him, bless his name! For the LORD is good; his mercy endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations. ~Psalm 100: 3,4
Friday at Lauds – Hear my prayer, O LORD; give ear to my supplications in your faithfulness; answer me, in your righteousness. ~Psalm 143: 1
Wednesday at Lauds – The mountains melt like wax before the LORD, before the Lord of all the earth. ~Psalm 97: 5
Monday at Lauds – Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him, bless his name! ~Psalm 100: 3
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. To guide whate’er we nobly do, With love all envy to subdue, To give us grace our wrongs to bear, To make ill fortune turn to fair....