First Vespers of the Ascension

Ascension of our Lord – First Vespers – Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way, alleluia. ~ with Psalm 113 ~Psalm Antiphon 1 ~First Vespers is on the evening before a Holy Day, or Sunday.

Lauds in the Paschal Octave

Paschal Octave at Lauds An angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone, and sat upon it, alleluia. ~Psalm Antiphon 1

None on Good Friday

Good Friday at None – Jesus cried with a loud voice and yielded up his spirit. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two, and the earth shook. ~Psalm Antiphon ~Image: Cimabue

Sext on Good Friday

Good Friday at Sext – Psalm Antiphon: Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Lesson: Jews demand signs and Greeks seek wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles, but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the...

Sext on Wednesday

Wednesday at Sext – You have saved us, O LORD, and we will give thanks to your name forever. ~Psalm Antiphon