“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

Terce in Eastertide

Eastertide at Terce, Weekdays until the Ascension – Short Lesson Faith will be reckoned to us who believe in him that raised from the dead Jesus our Lord, who was put to death for our trespasses and raised for our justification. ~Romans 4:24-25

Terce on Good Friday

Good Friday at Terce – Psalm Antiphon: Day after day I was with you in the temple teaching, and you did not seize me; but now having scourged me you lead me away to be crucified. Short Lesson: The word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who...

Monday Housekeeping – Terce

Daily life at St. Augustine’s House – Terce – At 8.15 A.M. is the first of the so-called Little Hours. It is named Terce because it is traditionally sung near the third hour of the day according to the Jewish reckoning of time, which for us would be 9 A.M. It includes a hymn...

Terce on Friday

Friday at Terce – You are righteous, O LORD, and right are your judgments. You have appointed your decrees in righteousness and in all faithfulness. ~Psalm 119:137, 138

Terce on Thursday

Thursday at Terce – Accept my offerings of praise, O LORD, and teach me your ordinances ~Psalm 119:108 ~Image: Singing outside the old Quonset Hut Chapel

Terce on Wednesday

Wednesday at Terce – Forever, O LORD, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens. Your faithfulness endures to all generations; you have established the earth, and it stands fast. ~Psalm 119:9-10

Terce on Tuesday

Tuesday at Terce – The LORD is my portion; I promise to keep your words. I entreat your favor with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. ~Psalm 119:57-58

Terce on Monday

Monday at Terce – Teach me, O LORD, the way of your statues; and I will observe it to the end. ~Psalm 119:33

Terce on Sunday

Sunday at Terce – V. My soul longs, indeed faints for the courts of the Lord; R. My heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God. ~Verse