Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House


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...

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...