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

Sext on Tuesday

Tuesday at Sext – V. Behold, you desire truth in the inward being; R. Therefore teach me wisdom in my secret heart. ~Verse

The Epiphany of Our Lord

Lauds and Sext on the Epiphany of Our Lord – Opening their treasures, the wise men offered the Lord gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh, alleluia. ~Psalm Antiphon

Sext on Monday

Monday at Sext – To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul. O my God, in you I trust; Let me not be put to shame; let not my enemies exult over me. ~Psalm 25:1,2