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
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.
Saturday Lauds – The righteous flourish like the palm tree, and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. ~Psalm 92: 12
Lauds on Wednesday – Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, for in you my soul takes refuge; in the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, till the storms of destruction pass by. ~Psalm 57: 1,2
Lauds on Friday – O Lord, I have heard, and I stand in awe of your work. ~Antiphon for the sung “Domine, Audivi” ~Habakkuk 3: 2-4, 13a, 15-19
Lauds on Saturday – 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
Lauds on Friday – Let me hear of your steadfast love in the morning, for in you I put my trust. ~Psalm 143: 8 Image: Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA, North Pier
Lauds on Wednesday – Awake, my soul! Awake, O harp and lyre! I will awake the dawn! ~Psalm 57: 10 image: Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
Lauds on Monday – 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: 3,4
Friday 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 coming to judge the...