Sext on Thursday

Thursday at Sext V. You are good and do good; R. Teach me your statutes. ~Responsory ~Image: a few years ago a rainy time yielded lush green growth surrounding the retreat house.

Terce on Sunday

Sunday at Terce – Short Lesson and Verse – God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. ~1 John 4: 16 V. You have been my helper, cast me not off, R. Forsake me not, O God of my salvation!

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...

Lauds on Sunday

Sunday at Lauds – Christ, Son of the living God, have mercy on us. Christ, Son of the living God, have mercy on us. You are seated at the right hand of the Father. Have mercy on us. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. Christ, Son of...

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...

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...

Sext on Good Friday

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...

None in Lent

Lent at None, until Palm Sunday – V. The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit. R. A broken and contrite heart O God, you will not despise. ~Responsory

Vespers in Lent

Lent at Vespers I said, Lord be merciful to me. I said, Lord be merciful to me. Heal me, for I have sinned against you. Be merciful to me. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit I said, Lord be merciful to me. ~Responsory until Palm Sunday

None in Lent

Lent at None – V: The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit. R: A broken and contrite heart O God, you will not despise. ~Responsory until Palm Sunday ~Image: April 11, 2019 – Spring snow and the Retreat House