Second Sunday of Easter

Second Sunday of Easter – 4. That night the apostles met in fear; Amidst them came their Lord most dear, And said, “My peace be on all here.” Alleluia! 5. When Thomas first the tidings heard, How they had seen the risen Lord, He doubted the disciples’ word. Alleluia~ 6. “My wounded side, O...

Paschal Octave at Lauds

Lauds in Easter Week – 4. Hell’s pains are loosed, and tears are fled; Captivity is captive led; The Angel, crowned with light, hath said, The Lord is risen from the dead. 6. We pray thee, King with glory decked, In this our Paschal joy, protect From all that death would fain effect Thy...

Easter Octave

Lauds in Easter week – 1. Light’s glitt’ring morn bedecks the sky, Heaven thunders forth its victor cry, The glad earth shouts its triumph high, And groaning hell makes wild reply: 2. While he, the King of glorious might Treads down death's strength in death's despite, And trampling hell by victor's right, Brings forth...

Terce in the Easter Octave

Easter Week at Terce – An angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone, and sat upon it, alleluia. ~Psalm Antiphon

Vespers in the Easter Octave

Vespers in Easter Week – 1. The Lamb’s high banquet called to share, Arrayed in garments white and fair, The Red Sea past, we now would sing To Jesus our triumphant King. ~Office Hymn

Lauds on Easter Day

Easter Sunday at Lauds – Short Lesson – We were buried with Christ by baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life. ~Romans 6:4