Organ Update

Our Wigton pipe organ is presently being finished in Mr. Wigton’s nearby shop and should be in place by early this summer. Festivities to observe its arrival await to be scheduled but we expect various liturgies and recitals over the next year. We hope they continue indefinitely after that! Three important stops await delivery...

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

Monday Housekeeping – Vigils

Monday Housekeeping – Daily life at St. Augustine’s House – Each Monday for a few weeks there will be a short introduction to each of the daily liturgies: Vigils starts at 5.10 A.M. and lasts about 45 minutes. It begins with an Invitatory Psalm as an introduction to the day. There are then more...

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

Saint Polycarp, Bishop & Martyr

February 23 – St. Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, Martyr – Polycarp (69 – 155) was a 2nd century Christian bishop of Smyrna. According to the Martyrdom of Polycarp he died a martyr, bound and burned at the stake, then stabbed when the fire failed to touch him. It is recorded by Irenaeus, who heard...

None on Friday

Friday at None – The LORD tests the righteous and the wicked, and his soul hates the lover of violence. ~Psalm 11:5 ~Image: The Last Judgement by Michelangelo

None on Thursday

Thursday at None – O LORD, my heart is not lifted up, my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvelous for me. But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; my soul within me is like...