Advent at Vigils – The Lord the coming King: O come, let us worship him. ~Invitatory
Advent 1 – Stir up your power, O Lord, and come. Protect us by your strength and save us from the threatening dangers of our sins, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. ~Collect of the Day, LBW
Saturday at Sext – Short Lesson – Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. ~Galatians 6:2
Friday at Sext – Be not far from me, O Lord, for trouble is near and there is none to help. ~Psalm Antiphon
Thanksgiving Day, USA – On this day we sing the great hymn of praise, Te Deum. It is also sung at Vigils on Sundays outside of Lent and Advent, on Holy Days, and midnight at the New Year – You are God; we praise you. You are the Lord; we acclaim you. You are...
Wednesday at Sext – You have saved us, O LORD, and we will give thanks to your name forever. ~Psalm Antiphon
Tuesday at Sext – My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and behold the face of God? ~Psalm 42:2
November 23 – St. Clement, Bishop of Rome Also called Clemens Romanus to distinguish him from Clement of Alexandria. He was the third in succession after the Apostle Peter as bishop of Rome. Clement is known mainly for the letter he wrote to the Corinthians in about AD 96. He is counted among the...
Christ the King Sunday – “When the Son of man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate them one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats, and...
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