Eastertide at Lauds

Lauds in Paschal Time R. The Lord is risen from the tomb, alleluia, alleluia. R. The Lord is risen from the tomb, alleluia, alleluia. V. For our sake he hung upon the cross. R. Alleluia, alleluia. V. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. R. The Lord is...

Lauds in Eastertide

Eastertide at Lauds on Tuesday – Short Lesson God raised Jesus from the dead; and for many days he appeared to those who came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses to the people. And we bring you the good news that what God promised to the fathers, this...

Lauds in Eastertide

Friday at Lauds in Eastertide – Short Lesson – The God of our fathers raised Jesus whom you killed by hanging him on a tree. God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. And we are witnesses to these things, and so...

Lauds in the Paschal Octave

Easter Week at Lauds – 1. Lights glitt’ring morn bedecks the sky, Heaven thunders forth its victor cry, The glad earth shouts its triumph high, And groaning hell makes wild reply: 2. While he, the King of glorious might Treads down death’s strength in death’s despite, And trampling hell by victors right Brings forth...

Lauds in the Paschal Octave

Paschal Octave at Lauds An angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone, and sat upon it, alleluia. ~Psalm Antiphon 1

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...

Lauds on Palm Sunday

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 in...

Lauds in Lent

Lent at Lauds – Now Christ, thou Sun of righteousness, Let dawn our darkened spirits bless: The light of grace to us restore While day to earth returns once more. ~Office Hymn, st. 1

Lauds in Lent

Lent at Lauds – Behold, now is the acceptable time; behold, now is the day of salvation. ~Benedictus antiphon on weekdays before Palm Sunday