Sunday at Sext – Short Lesson – The Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with sighs too deep for words. And he who searches the hearts of men knows what is the mind of the Spirit,...
Friday at Sext – But you, LORD, be not far off! O you my help, hasten to my aid! ~Psalm 22: 20 ~Image: Rembrandt
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.
Tuesday at Sext – V. Behold, you desire truth in the inward being; R. Therefore teach me wisdom in my secret heart. ~Verse
Monday at Sext – To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul. O my God, in you I trust; Let me not be put to shame; let not my enemies exult over me. ~Psalm 25:1,2
Sext on Weekdays in Eastertide after the Ascension – Short Lesson – Baptism now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but as an appeal to God for a clear conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who has gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God,...
Paschal Time at Sext before the Ascension – Short Lesson In fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep. For as by a man came death, by a man has come also the resurrection of the dead. ~1 Corinthians 15:20-22
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...
Lent at Sext – Short Lesson until Palm Sunday Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have mercy on him and to our God for he will abundantly pardon. ~Isaiah 55:7
Sunday at Sext – O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his mercy endures forever! ~Psalm 136:1