Vespers on Tuesday

Tuesday at Vespers We give thanks to you, O God; we give thanks; we call on your name and recount your wondrous deeds. ~Psalm 75:1

Vespers on Tuesday

Tuesday at Vespers – 3rd Day of Creation – Earth’s mighty Maker, whose command Raised from the sea the solid land And drove each billowy heap away And bade the earth stand firm for aye, That so the soil might herbage yield And blossoms fair to deck the field, And golden fruit and harvest...

Vespers on Monday

Monday at Vespers – Praise the LORD with the lyre, make melody to him with the harp of ten strings. ~Psalm 33:2

Vespers on Thursday

Thursday at Vespers – Almighty God, whose will supreme Made ocean’s flood with life to teem, Part in the firmament to fly And part in ocean depths to lie; Appointing fishes in the sea And fowls in open air to be, That each, by origin the same, Its sep’rate dwelling-place might claim: Grant that...

Vespers on Monday

Monday at Vespers – O great Creator of the sky, Who wouldest not the floods on high With earthly waters to confound, But made the firmament their bound: The floods above thou didst ordain, The floods below thou didst restrain, That moisture might attemper heat Lest the parched earth should ruin meet. Upon our...

Vespers in Paschal Time

Vespers in Paschal Time after the Ascension Creator Spirit, heav’nly dove, Descend upon us from above; With graces manifold restore Your creatures as they were before. To you, the Comforter, we cry; To you, the gift of God most high, True fount of life, the fire of love, The soul’s anointing from above. In...

Vespers in the Paschal Octave

Vespers in Easter Week – 1. The Lamb’s high banquet called to share, Arrayed in garments white and fair, The Red Sea past, we now would sing To Jesus our triumphant King. 2. Protected in the Paschal night From the destroying angel's might, In triumph went the ransomed free From Pharoah's cruel tyranny. 3....

Vespers in the Paschal Octave

Vespers in Easter Week – Go and tell my brethren, alleluia, to go to Galilee, and there they will see me, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia. ~Psalm Antiphon 4

Vespers in the Paschal Octave

Vespers in the Paschal Octave On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were assembled, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you,” alleluia. ~Magnificat Antiphon