Ascension of our Lord – First Vespers – Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way, alleluia. ~ with Psalm 113 ~Psalm Antiphon 1 ~First Vespers is on the evening before a Holy Day, or Sunday.
Vespers in Easter Week – Come, see the place where the Lord lay, alleluia, alleluia. ~Psalm Antiphon
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
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 ~Image: Cimabue
Good Friday at Sext – 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...
Good Friday at Lauds – God did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all. ~Psalm Antiphon 1
Friday at None – You, O Lord, will protect us; you will guard us forever. ~Psalm Antiphon
Wednesday at Sext – You have saved us, O LORD, and we will give thanks to your name forever. ~Psalm Antiphon
Thursday at Terce – Let me not, O Lord, be put to shame in my hope. ~Psalm Antiphon
First Vespers of the Presentation of Our Lord – Simeon, a righteous and devout man, was looking for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. ~With Psalm 113. ~Psalm Antiphon