Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House

Saint Augustine's House

Lutheran Monastery and Retreat House


Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday at Lauds – Short Lesson – In their distress they seek me, saying, “Come, let us return to the LORD; for he has torn, that he may heal us; he has stricken, and he will bind us up. After two days he will revive us; on the third day he will raise...

None on Good Friday

Good Friday at None – Jesus cried with a loud voice and yielded up his spirit. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two, and the earth shook. ~Psalm Antiphon

Good Friday at Sext

Sext on Good Friday – Psalm Antiphon: Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Lesson: Jews demand signs and Greeks seek wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles, but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the...

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday – Lord God, in a wonderful Sacrament you have left us a memorial of your suffering and death. May this Sacrament of your body and blood so work in us that the way we live will proclaim the redemption you have brought; for you live and reign with the Father and the...

Wednesday in Holy Week

Holy Wednesday – Lord God, whose blessed Son our Savior gave his body to be whipped and his face to be spit upon: Give us grace to accept joyfully the sufferings of the present time, confident of the glory that shall be revealed; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns...

Tuesday in Holy Week

Tuesday in Holy Week – Lord Jesus, you have called us to follow you. Grant that our love may not grow cold in your service, and that we may not fail or deny you in the hour of trial. ~Collect of the Day

Lauds at the Office of the Dead

Office of the Dead – Lauds – Short Lesson – We would not have you ignorant, brethren, concerning those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those...

Palm Sunday & Holy Week at Lauds

Lauds on Palm Sunday and in Holy Week – Short Lesson – Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being born...


At the Stations of the Cross – Grant Almighty God, that we, who amid so many adversities fail through our own infirmities, may be restored through the passion and intecession of your only-begotten Son; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. ~Fourth station: Jesus is denied by Peter