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Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

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None on Thursday

Thursday at None – Short Lesson – Let us lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross,...

Tuesday at Terce

Tuesday at Terce – The LORD is my portion; I promise to keep your words. I entreat your favor with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. ~Psalm 119:57-58

Holy Cross Day

September 14 – Holy Cross Day – According to legends, the True Cross was discovered in 326 by Saint Helena, the mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine, during a pilgrimage she made to Jerusalem. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was then built at the site of the discovery, by order of Helena and...

Terce on Sunday

Sunday at Terce V. My soul longs, indeed faints for the courts of the Lord; R. My heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God. ~Verse

Terce on Thursday

Thursday at Terce – Accept my offerings of praise, O LORD, and teach me your ordinances. ~Psalm 119:108

Terce on Wednesday

Wednesday at Terce Forever, O LORD, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens. Your faithfulness endures to all generations; you have established the earth, and it stands fast. ~Psalm 119:9-10

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

September 8 – The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – The source for the story of the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary is the Protoevangelium of James, an apocryphal gospel written about A.D. 150. From it, we learn the names of Mary’s parents, Joachim and Anna, as well as the tradition that...

Terce on Monday

Monday at Terce – Teach me, O LORD, the way of your statues; and I will observe it to the end. ~Psalm 119:33

Terce on Sunday

Sunday at Terce – Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the LORD! Blessed are those who keep his decrees, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! ~Psalm 119:1-3

Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Renewer of the Church

September 5, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Renewer of the Church – The whole of Mother Teresa’s life and labor bore witness to the joy of loving, the greatness and dignity of every human person, the value of little things done faithfully and with love, and the surpassing worth of friendship with God. “By blood,...