Terce on Sunday

Sunday at Terce – Short Lesson and Verse – God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. ~1 John 4: 16 V. You have been my helper, cast me not off, R. Forsake me not, O God of my salvation!

Terce on Saturday

Saturday at Terce – Plead my cause and redeem me; give me life according to your promise. ~Psalm 119: 154

Terce on Friday

Friday at Terce – Your decrees are wonderful; therefore my soul keeps them. The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple. With open mouth I pant, because I long for your commandments. ~Psalm 119: 129-131

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard – Theologian

November 12 – Søren Aabye Kierkegaard – Theologian Born May 5, 1813, Copenhagen, Den. —died Nov. 11, 1855, Copenhagen. Danish philosopher, theologian, and cultural critic who was a major influence on existentialism and Protestant theology in the 20th century. He attacked the literary, philosophical, and ecclesiastical establishments of his day for misrepresenting the highest...

Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop

November 11 – St. Martin of Tours, Bishop, 316 – November 8, 397 While Martin was still a soldier in the Roman army and deployed in Gaul (modern day France), he experienced the vision that became the most-repeated story about his life. One day as he was approaching the gates of the city of...

Saint Leo the Great

November 10 – St. Leo the Great – Leo’s pontificate, next to that of St. Gregory I, is the most significant and important in Christian antiquity. At a time when the Church was experiencing the greatest obstacles to her progress in consequence of the hastening disintegration of the Western Empire, while the Orient was...

Terce on Monday

Monday at Terce – Now Holy Spirit, ever One with God the Father and the Son, Pour forth into our hearts, we pray, the fullness of your grace today. ~Office Hymn, st. 1

32nd Sunday

32nd Sunday of the year (LBW 25 Pentecost) – The Gospel story of the wise and foolish virgins is expressed in the chorale, Wachet auf, arranged for organ by J. S. Bach from his cantata no. 140. Wake, awake, for night is flying. The watchmen on the heights are crying; Awake, Jerusalem, at last....

Terce on Saturday

Saturday at Terce – I long for your salvation, O LORD, and your law is my delight. Let me live, that I may praise you, and let your ordinances help me. I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek your servant, for I do not forget your commandments. ~Psalm 119:174-176

Terce on Friday

Friday at Terce – V. Indeed our heart is glad in him. R. Because we trust in his holy name. ~Responsory