Lauds on Saturday

Saturday at Lauds – Dawn sprinkles all the East with light; Day o’er the earth is gliding bright; Morn’s glittering rays their course begin: Farewell to darkness and to sin. ~Office Hymn, st. 1

Lauds on Friday

Friday at Lauds – Within our senses ever dwell,And worldly darkness thence expel;Long as the days of life endure,Preserve our souls devout and pure. ~Office Hymn, st. 3 ~Image: St. Augustine’s House cemetery

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 – Ye clouds and darkness, hosts of night,That breed confusion and affright,Begone! o’er head the dawn shines clear,The light breaks in and Christ is here. ~Office Hymn, st. 1

Lauds on Tuesday

Tuesday at Lauds – The Lord has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David. ~Benedictus Antiphon

Lauds on Saturday

Saturday at Lauds Extol the LORD our God,and worship at his holy mountain;for the LORD our God is holy. ~Psalm 99: 9

Lauds on Thursday

Thursday at Lauds With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord!With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord!I will keep your statutes.Answer me, O Lord!Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord! ~Responsory

Lauds on Tuesday

Tuesday at Lauds – You sweep men away; they are like a dream,like grass that is renewed in the morning; in the morning it flourishes and is renewed;in the evening it fades and withers. ~Psalm 90: 5,6

Lauds on Monday

Monday at Lauds – O thou true Sun of heavenly love,Pour down thy radiance from above;The Spirit’s sanctifying beamUpon our earthly senses stream. ~Office hymn, st. 2