Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

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May 18 – St. Erik, King of Sweden, Martyr

May 18 –  St. Erik, King of Sweden, Martyr – According to legends, Erik did much to consolidate Christianity in his realm and spread the faith into Finland. In an effort to conquer and convert the Finns, he allegedly led the First Swedish Crusade against the native Finns and persuaded an English Bishop Henry...

Monday Housekeeping –

The new web site is up and running and I am trying to get up to speed on the management of it; thank you for your patience. In the coming days there may be some slight delays and hiccups in posts, and they will be due to me and my gray hair not the...

Terce on Pentecost – Psalm antiphon, short lesson, and responsory

Antiphon: The Spirit of the Lord has filled the whole world, alleluia. Lesson: By one spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit. ~1 Corinthians 12:13 V. I will pray to the Father, alleluia. R. And he will give you another...

The Day of Pentecost – Second Vespers – Lesson

I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all lowliness and meekness, with patience, forbearing one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one...