Friday at Lauds

Lauds on Friday – Through the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high has broken upon us. ~Benedictus Antiphon

Wednesday at Lauds

Lauds on Wednesday – Though we be stained with blots within, Thy quickening rays shall purge our sin; light of the Morning Star, thy grace Shed on us from thy cloudless face. ~Office Hymn, stanza 4

Tuesday at Lauds

Lauds on Tuesday – Come, leave thy bed, to each he cries Who yet in idle slumber lies: Now chaste and just and sober stand And watch; my coming is at hand. ~ Office Hymn, stanza 2

Thursday at Lauds

Lauds on Thursday – Praise the LORD from the earth, you sea monsters and all deeps. ~Psalm 148: 7 image: Humpback whale

Tuesday at Lauds

Lauds on Tuesday – Praise the LORD, all you nations! Extol him, all you peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us; and the faithfulness of the LORD endures forever. ~Psalm 117

Wednesday at Lauds

Lauds on Wednesday – My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast! I will sing and make melody! ~Psalm 57: 9

Thursday at Lauds

Lauds on Thursday – May this new day be calmly passed; May we keep pure while it shall last, Nor let our lips from truth depart, Nor dark designs engage the heart. ~Office Hymn, stanza 2

Tuesday at Lauds

Lauds on Tuesday – Responsory – Hear my voice, O Lord; I hope in your words. I rise before dawn and cry for help. I hope in your words. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. Hear my voice, O Lord; I hope in your words.

Lauds on Saturday

Saturday Lauds – The righteous flourish like the palm tree, and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. ~Psalm 92: 12