Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

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Eve of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

Anticipating June 24 – The Nativity of St. John the Baptist – “Apart from the most holy solemnity commemorating our Savior’s birth, the Church keeps the birthday of no other person except that of John the Baptist. In the case of other saints or of God’s chosen ones, the Church, as you know, solemnizes...

Lauds on Monday

Monday at Lauds – With prayer the Father we implore; O Father, glorious evermore, We plead with thee for grace and power To conquer in temptation’s hour. ~Office Hymn, st. 3

Twelfth Sunday of the Year

Twelfth Sunday of the Year (LBW 5 Pentecost) – Let not the torrent of waters wash over me, neither let the deep swallow me up; do not let the pit shut its mouth upon me. ~Psalm 69: 17 – Psalm of the Day

Prayer for Professions

Prayer for Professions – We ask you, Almighty God, to bless and prosper the Fellowship of Saint Augustine. Give us fervor in devotion, diligence in labor, singleness of purpose, a burning love for you and for the souls whom you have created for yourself. Guide us by your Holy Spirit, fit us for the...

Lauds on Saturday

Saturday at Lauds – Give light, O Lord, to those who sit in darkness, and guide our feet into the way of peace, O God of Israel. ~Benedictus Antiphon

Lauds on Friday

Friday at Lauds – Short Lesson – Let no evil talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for edifying, as fits the occasion, that it may impart grace to those who hear. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, in whom you were sealed for the day...

Lauds on Thursday

Thursday at Lauds – Give ear to my words, O LORD; give heed to my sighing. Hearken to the sound of my cry; my King and my God, for to you I pray. ~Psalm 5: 1,2

Lauds on Wednesday

Wednesday at Lauds – Though we be stained with blots within, Thy quickening rays shall purge our sin; light of the Morning Star, thy grace Shed on us from thy cloudless face. ~Office Hymn, stanza 4

Lauds on Tuesday

Tuesday at Lauds – Hear my voice, O Lord, I hope in your words. Hear my voice, O Lord, I hope in your words. I rise before dawn and cry for help. I hope in your words. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. Hear my voice, O...