Terce in Christmastide

Christmas Day and following at Terce – Short Lesson – The grace of God has appeared for the salvation of all men, training us to renounce irreligion and worldly passions, and to live sober, upright, and godly lives in this world. ~Titus 2:11-12 ~Image: Christ Pantocrator mosaic from Hagia_Sophia

Lauds in Christmastide

Christmastide at Lauds – Short Lesson – In many and various ways God spoke of old to our fathers by the prophets; but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. ~Hebrews 1:1-2

Lauds in Christmastide

Christmastide at Lauds, until the Epiphany – From east to west, from shore to shore Let ev’ry heart awake and sing The holy child whom Mary bore, The Christ, the everlasting king. Behold, the world’s creator wears The form and fashion of a slave; Our very flesh our maker shares, His fallen creatures, all,...

The Name of Jesus

January 1 – The Name of Jesus – Eternal Father, you gave your Son the name of Jesus to be a sign of our salvation. Plant in every heart the love of the Savior of the world, Jesus Christ our Lord. ~Collect of the Day ~Image: The Virgin and Child (Theotokos) mosaic, in the...