Lent at None – V: The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit. R: A broken and contrite heart O God, you will not despise. ~Responsory until Palm Sunday ~Image: April 11, 2019 – Spring snow and the Retreat House
Monday Housekeeping – Daily life at St. Augustine’s House – None At 2.30 we meet to sing None (rhymes with “own”) – the ninth hour. The last of the “Little Hours”, it includes the same basic parts as the other two short offices. We daily remember this hour as the one at which Jesus...
Lent at None – Short Lesson until Palm Sunday – Is not this the fast that I choose: to share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover him and not to hide yourself from your own flesh. ~Isaiah 58:6a, 7
Friday at None – The LORD tests the righteous and the wicked, and his soul hates the lover of violence. ~Psalm 11:5 ~Image: The Last Judgement by Michelangelo
Thursday at None – O LORD, my heart is not lifted up, my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvelous for me. But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; my soul within me is like...
Wednesday at None – Short Lesson – Whatever your task, work heartily, as serving the Lord and not men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward; you are serving the Lord Christ. ~Colossians 3:23f
Monday at None – I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where will my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. ~Psalm 121:1,2
Saturday at None – I will thank you forever, because of what you have done. In the presence of the faithful I will proclaim your name, for it is good. ~Psalm 52:9
Friday at None – My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from helping me, from the words of my groaning? ~Psalm 22: 1 ~We remember the hour of our Lord’s death especially on a Friday
Friday at None – Short Lesson – By grace you have been saved through faith; and this is not your own doing, it is the gift of God – not because of works, lest any man should boast. ~Ephesians 2: 8f