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Psalter

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5:45 AM

 

 

Cantor

 

O God, come to my assistance.

 

Response

 

O Lord, make haste to help me.

 

 

Doxology

 

Praise the Father, the Son and Holy Spirit,

both now and for ever,

 

The God who is, who was, and is to come,

at the end of the ages.

 

 

Invitatory Psalm 116

 

O praise the Lord, all you nations,

acclaim him all you peoples!

Strong is his love for us;

he is faithful for ever.

 

 

Doxology

 

Praise the Father, the Son and Holy Spirit,

both now and for ever,

 

The God who is, who was, and is to come,

at the end of the ages.

 
 

Hymn

(varies)

 

O splendor of the Father’s ray

Extending to us light from light

O Light of Light, O Source of Life

O Day who made the light of day

 

O come True Son and live in us

Spread your eternal light on us

And may the Spirit’s radiance shine

To guide our senses on this day

 

The golden dawn brings on the sun

May the True Son arise in us

The Son is with the Father one

The Father also with the Son

 

Praised be the Father and the Son

And Holy Spirit equally

The Triune Godhead Three in One

Now and for all eternity

 

Amen

 

 

 

 Psalm 38

 

I said: “I will be watchful of my ways

for fear I should sin with my tongue.

 

I will put a curb on by lips

when the wicked man stands before me.”

 

I was dumb, silent and still.

His prosperity stirred my grief.

 

My heart was burning within me. 

At the thought of it, the fire blazed up

and my tongue burst into speech:

 

“O Lord, you have shown me my end

how short is the length of my days.

Now I know how fleeting is my life.

 

You have given me a short span of days;

my life is as nothing in your sight.

 

A mere breath, the man who stood so firm,

a mere shadow, the man passing by,

 

a mere breath, the riches he hoards,

not knowing who will have them.”

 

And now, Lord, what is there to wait for?

In you rests all my hope.

 

Set me free from all my sins,

do not make me the taunt of the fool.

 

I was silent, not opening my lips,

because this was all your doing.

 

Take away your scourge from me.

I am crushed by the blows of your hand.

 

You punish man’s sins and correct him;

Like the moth you devour all he treasures.

 

Mortal man is no more than a breath;

O Lord, hear my prayer.

 

O Lord, turn your ear to my cry.

Do not be deaf to my tears.

 

In your house I am a passing guest,

a pilgrim, like all my fathers.

 

Look away that I may breathe again

before I depart to be no more.

 

 

Doxology

 

Praise the Father, the Son and Holy Spirit,

both now and for ever,

The God who is, who was, and is to come,

at the end of the ages.

 

 

 

Psalm 56

 

Have mercy on me, God, have mercy

for in you my soul has taken refuge.

 

In the shadow of your wings I take refuge

till the storms of destruction pass by.

 

I call to God the Most High.

to God who has always been my help.

 

May he send from heaven and save me 

and shame those who assail me.

May God send his truth and his love.

 

My soul lies down among lions,

who would devour the sons of men.

 

Their teeth are spears and arrows,

their tongue a sharpened sword.

 

O God, arise above the heavens,

may your glory shine on earth!

 

They laid a snare for my steps,

my soul was bowed down.

 

They dug a pit in my path

but fell in it themselves.

 

My heart is ready, O God

my heart is ready.

I will sing, I will sing your praise.

 

Awake, my soul

awake, lyre and harp,

I will awake the dawn.

 

I will thank you, Lord, among the peoples,

among the nations I will praise you

 

for your love reaches to the heavens

and your truth to the skies.

 

O God, arise above the heavens;

may your glory shine on earth!

 

 

Doxology

 

Praise the Father, the Son and Holy Spirit,

both now and for ever,

 

The God who is, who was, and is to come,

at the end of the ages.

 

 

Short Reading

Week 2

Rom 13:11b-13a

 

But you, beloved, are not in darkness,

for that day to surprise you like a thief;

for you are all children of light and children of the day;

we are not of the night or of darkness.

 

 

Responsorial Psalm

 

 Blessed be the Lord from age to age.

 

He alone does wondrous deeds. 

Blessed be the Lord from age to age.

 

Praise the Father, the Son and Holy Spirit,

both now and for ever,

 

The God who is, who was, and is to come,

at the end of the ages.

 

Blessed be the Lord from age to age.

 

 

Benedictus Antiphon

 

Lord, deliver us from the hands of all our foes.

 

 

Song of Zachary

 

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel !

He has visited his people and redeemed them.

 

He has raised up for us a mighty savior

in the house of David his servant,

 

As he promised by the lips of holy men,

those who were his prophets from of old.

 

A savior who would free us from our foes,

from the hands of all who hate us.

 

So his love for our fathers is fulfilled

and his holy covenant remembered.

 

He swore to Abraham our father 

to grant us that, free from fear,

and saved from the hands of our foes,

 

We might serve him in holiness and justice

all the days of your life in his presence.

 

As for you, little child, you shall be called

a prophet of God, the Most High.

 

You shall go ahead of the Lord,

to prepare his ways before him.

 

To make known to his people their salvation

through the forgiveness of their sins,

 

The loving-kindness of the heart of our God

who visits us like the dawn from on high.

 

He will give light to those in darkness, 

those who dwell in the shadow of death,

and guide us into the way of peace.

 

 

Doxology

 

Praise the Father, the Son and Holy Spirit,

both now and for ever,

 

The God who is, who was, and is to come,

at the end of the ages.

 

 

Intercessions

 

Lord God, we stand humbly before you at the beginning of this day,

aware that our life’s breath and all our hopes lie  in your hands.

We beg you to hear us, as we pray:

 

Lord, hear our prayer!

 

Help us discern the hidden ways of love,

that we may build a visible community of peace.

 

Lord, hear our prayer!

 

Allow us to see you with the eyes of faith,

Lord, and help us to understand your will for us.

 

Lord, hear our prayer!

 

Help, all people put aside the falseness

that keeps them from living in freedom.

 

Lord, hear our prayer!

 

Renew those who feel empty or anxious

with the grace and beauty of your creation.

 

Lord, hear our prayer!

 

Look kindly upon the dead (especially …………….).

Grant that, along with all who have loved you in life,

they may now abide in the fullness of your joy,

forever and ever.

  

 

Let us pray for the kingdom as Jesus taught us:

 

 

Our Father,

who art in heaven,

hallowed be thy name,

 Thy kingdom come,

thy will be done on earth

as it is in heaven.

 Give us this day our daily bread;

and forgive us our trespasses

as we forgive those

who trespass against us;

 and lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.

 

 

Concluding Prayer

(varies)

 

Father of Jesus Christ,

open our hearts to your Word and to the power of the  Spirit.

Give us love to discover your will and strength to carry it out today;

for you are our light, forever and ever.

 

Amen

 

 

Dismissal

 

May the Lord bless us,

keep away all evil,

and lead us to eternal life

 

Amen

 

 

Let us bless the Lord.

 

Thanks be to God