Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House


Corpus Christi

A festival that has been celebrated by many Christians in honor of the Eucharist since 1246. It is a movable feast that is celebrated on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday or on the Sunday after Holy Trinity. This event commemorates the Last Supper on the day before Jesus’ crucifixion, as described in the Bible....

St. Bede, the Venerable

May 25, St. Bede, the Venerable – (LBW June 9) Born: 672/3, Northumbria, England – Died: May 25, 735, near Newcastle, England – The Venerable Bede was the first English church historian. He was a monk at the Northumbrian monastery of Saint Peter at Wearmouth (today part of Sunderland), and of its daughter monastery,...

Monday Housekeeping

Daily life at Saint Augustine’s House – Our new website has been up and running for a spell and your trusty web-servant has begun to get the hang of the new regime. As previously mentioned, posts are now made directly to said web page and then distributed to Facebook, Google+, and Twitter. As before,...

Monday at Lauds

Psalm Antiphon 3 – To you, O Lord, I will sing; I will give heed to the way that is blameless.

Saturday at Lauds

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me. Cast me not away from your presence, and take not your holy spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and sustain in me a willing spirit. ~Psalm 51: 10-12

Friday at Terce

Short Lesson –   For I am not ashamed of the gospel: it is the power of God for salvation to every one who has faith, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed through faith for faith; as it is written, “He who...

Chaplain Search at Lutheran Campus Ministry at WVU

Chaplain Search at Lutheran Campus Ministry at WVU: Deadline for applications and nominations is May 31, 2016. LCMWVU is not your run of the mill campus ministry. It has developed a reputation over the past 16 years for Lutheran Confessional orthodoxy with a strong teaching component and a smells & bells liturgical piety with...

May 19 – St. Celestine V

May 19 – St. Celestine V – was Pope for five months from 5 July to 13 December 1294, when he resigned. He was also a monk and hermit who founded the order of the Celestines as a branch of the Benedictine order. He was elected pope in the Catholic Church’s last non-conclave papal election, ending...