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Lauds in Eastertide

Eastertide at Lauds, Weekdays before the Ascension – They knew the Lord, alleluia, in the breaking of bread, alleluia. ~Benedictus Antiphon

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Easter 4 Almighty ever-living God, lead us to a share in the joys of heaven, so that the humble flock may reach where the brave Shepherd has gone before. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. ~Collect of the Day, The Roman...

Eastertide at the Daily Office

Office Hymn at the Daily Office – All praise to you, O risen Lord, from death to endless life restored; all praise to God the Father be and Paraclete eternally. Amen. ~Final stanza of all office hymns during the Paschal season

Toyohiko Kagawa, Part 2

April 23 – Toyohiko Kagawa, Renewer of Society Pt. 2 – Kagawa was born in Kobe to Kame and Junichi Kagawa. Following the death of his parents at age four, he met missionaries of the (Southern) Presbyterian Church, U.S., and was baptized. He pursued theological study at Meiji Gakuin in Tokyo and Kobe Theological...

Toyohiko Kagawa, Renewer of Society

April 23 – Toyohiko Kagawa, Renewer of Society – A Japanese Christian pacifist, Christian reformer, and labor activist. Kagawa wrote, spoke, and worked at length on ways to employ Christian principles in the ordering of society and in cooperatives. (Wikipedia) Born: July 10, 1888, Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan Died: April 23, 1960, Tokyo, Japan

Saint Anselm of Canterbury, Archbishop

April 21 – St. Anselm of Canterbury, Archbishop – Aosta c. 1033 – Canterbury 21 April 1109 – also called of Aosta for his birthplace, and of Bec for his home monastery, was a Benedictine monk, a philosopher, and a prelate of the church who held the office of Archbishop of Canterbury from 1093...

Sext in Paschal Time

Eastertide at Sext, Weekdays until the Ascension – In fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep. For as by a man came death, by a man has come also the resurrection of the dead. ~1 Corinthians 15:20-22

Terce in Paschal Time

Eastertide at Terce, Weekdays until the Ascension – Short Lesson Faith will be reckoned to us who believe in him that raised from the dead Jesus our Lord, who was put to death for our trespasses and raised for our justification. ~Romans 4:24-25

Sunday at Lauds in Paschal Time

Lauds on Sunday in Eastertide – Short Lesson – God raised Jesus on the third day and made him manifest; not to all the people but to us who were chosen by God as witnesses, who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead. And he commanded us to preach to...