Sext on Wednesday

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

Sext on Sunday

Sunday at Sext O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his mercy endures forever! ~Psalm 136:1

Sext on Saturday

Saturday at Sext Let those who desire my vindication shout for joy and be glad, and say evermore, “Great is the LORD, who delights in the welfare of his servant!” ~Psalm 35:32, 33

Sext in Paschal Time

Paschal Time at Sext before the Ascension – Short Lesson In fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep. For as by a man came death, by a man has come also the resurrection of the dead. ~1 Corinthians 15:20-22

“Little Hours” in Paschal Time

Little Hours in Eastertide – All praise to you, O risen Lord, from death to endless life restored; all praise to God the Father be and Paraclete eternally. Amen. ~Office Hymn, doxological stanza

Monday Housekeeping – Sext

Monday Housekeeping – Daily Life at St. Augustine’s House – The second of the “Little Hours” is at noon and is called “Sext” because it is at the sixth hour of the day. Like Terce, it lasts about 10-15 minutes and includes the same parts. The noon hour reminds us of the hour when...

Sext in Lent

Lent at Sext – Short Lesson until Palm Sunday Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have mercy on him and to our God for he will abundantly pardon. ~Isaiah 55:7

Terce in Lent

Lent at Terce – Short Lesson “Yet even now,” says the Lord, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping and with mourning; and rend your hearts and not your garments.” ~Joel 2: 12-13a

Sext on Tuesday

Tuesday at Sext – As a deer longs for flowing streams, so longs my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and behold the face of God? ~Psalm 42: 1,2