Monday at Lauds – Your name, O LORD, endures forever, your renown, O LORD, throughout all ages. ~Psalm 135: 13
Sunday at Lauds – Bless the Lord, mountains and hills. Bless the Lord, all things that grow on the earth. ~Benedicite Omnia Opera – Daniel 3:57ff Image: The retreat house with bright color before and beyond. Photo by Br. Richard
Saturday at Lauds – Extol the LORD our God, and worship at his holy mountain; for the LORD our God is holy. ~Psalm 99: 9 ~Image: A bright tree colors the season. The new addition is visible on the left. Photo by Br. Richard.
Friday at Lauds – Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; let the sea roar, and all that fills it; let the field exult, and everything in it! Then shall all the trees of the wood sing for joy before the LORD, for he is coming, for he is coming to...
Sunday at Lauds – Maker of all, eternal King, Who day and night about dost bring: Who weary mortals to relive Dost in their turn the seasons give. ~Office Hymn ~
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, excerpt – Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, with all malice, and be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. ~Ephesians 4:31-32
Wednesday at Lauds – Earth’s gloom flees broken and dispersed, by the sun’s piercing shafts coerced: The day-star’s eyes rain influence bright, and colors glimmer back to sight. ~Office Hymn
Monday at Lauds – Short Lesson – So speak and so act as those who are to be judged under the law of liberty. For judgement is without mercy to one who has shown no mercy; yet mercy triumphs over judgement. ~James 2: 12-13
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