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Psalter

Sanctoral

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3:15 AM

 

Cantor

 

O Lord, open my lips.

 

Response

 

And my mouth shall declare your praise.

 

O Lord, open my lips.

 

And my mouth shall declare your praise.

 

O Lord, open my lips.

 

And my mouth shall declare your praise.

 

 

Invitatory

Psalm 133

 

O come, bless the Lord,

all you who serve the Lord,

 

who stand in the house of the Lord,

in the courts of the house of our God.

 

Lift up your hands to the holy place

and bless the Lord through the night.

 

May the Lord bless you from Zion,

he who made both heaven and 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.

 

 

 

Hymn

 

 

 

Nocturn I

 

 

Psalm 1

 

Happy indeed is the man

who follows not the counsel of the wicked;

 

nor lingers in the way of sinners

nor sits in the company of scorners,

 

but whose delight is the law of the Lord

and who ponders his law day and night.

 

He is like a tree that is planted

beside the flowing waters,

 

that yields its fruit in due season

and whose leaves shall never fade;

 

and all that he does shall prosper.

Not so are the wicked, not so!

 

For they like winnowed chaff

shall be driven away by the wind.

 

When the wicked are judged they shall not stand,

nor find room among those who are just,

 

nor the Lord guards the way of the just

but the way of the wicked leads to doom.

 

 

 

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 71

 

O God, give your judgment to the king,

to a king’s son your justice,

 

that he may judge your people in justice

and your poor in right judgment.

 

May the mountains bring forth peace for the people

and the hills, justice,

 

May he defend the poor of the people

and save the children of the needy

and crush the oppressor.

 

He shall endure like the sun and the moon

from age to age.

 

He shall descend like rain on the meadow,

like raindrops on the earth.

 

In his days justice shall flourish

and peace till the moon fails.

 

He shall rule from sea to sea,

from the Great River to earth’s bounds.

 

Before him his enemies shall fall,

his foes lick the dust.

 

The kings of Tarshish and the sea coasts

shall pay him tribute.

 

The kings of Sheba and Seba

shall bring him gifts.

 

Before him all kings shall fall prostrate,

all nations shall serve him.

 

For he shall save the poor when they cry,

and the needy who are helpless.

 

He will have pity on the weak

And save the lives of the poor.

 

From oppression he will rescue their lives,

to him their blood is dear.

 

Long may he live,

may the gold of Sheba be given him.

 

They shall pray for him without ceasing

and bless him all the day.

 

May corn be abundant in the land

to the peaks of the mountains.

 

May its fruit rustle like Lebanon;

may men flourish in the cities

like grass on the earth.

 

May his name be blessed for ever

and endure like the sun.

 

Every tribe shall be blessed in him,

all nations bless his name.

 

Blessed be the Lord, God of Israel,

who alone works wonders!

Ever blessed his glorious name.

 

Let his glory fill the earth.

Amen!   Amen!

 

 

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 79

 

O shepherd of Israel, hear us,

you who lead Joseph’s flock,

 

shine forth from your cherubim throne

upon Ephraim, Benjamin, Manasseh.

 

O Lord, rouse up your might,

O Lord, come to our help.

 

God of hosts, bring us back;

let your face shine on us and we shall be saved.

 

Lord God of hosts, how long

will  you frown on your people’s plea?

 

You have fed them with tears for their bread,

and abundance of tears for their drink.

 

You have made us the taunt of our neighbors,

our enemies laugh us to scorn.

 

God of hosts, bring us back;

let your face shine on us and we shall be saved.

 

You brought a vine out of Egypt;

to plant it you drove out the nations.

 

Before it you cleared the ground;

it took root and spread through the land.

 

The mountains were covered with its shadow,

the cedars of God with its boughs.

 

It stretched out its branches to the sea,

to the Great River it stretched out its shoots.

 

Then why have you broken down its walls?

It is plucked by all who pass by.

 

It is ravaged by the boar of the forest,

devoured by the beasts of the field.

 

God of hosts, turn again, we implore,

look down from heaven and see.

 

Visit this vine and protect it,

the vine your right hand has planted.

 

Men have burnt it with fire and destroyed it.

May they perish at the frown of your face.

 

May your hand be on the man you have chosen,

the man you have given your strength

 

And we shall never forsake you again:

give us life that we may call upon your name.

 

God of hosts, bring us back;

let your face shine on us and we shall be saved.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Scripture Reading

 

 

 

Nocturn II

 

 

Psalm 84

 

O Lord, you once favored your land

and revived the fortunes of Jacob,

 

you forgave the guilt of your people

and covered all their sins.

 

You averted all your rage,

You calmed the heat of your anger.

 

Revive us now, God, our helper!

Put an end to your grievance against us.

 

Will you be angry with us for ever,

will your anger never cease?

 

Will you not restore again our life

That your people may rejoice in you?

 

Let us see, O Lord, your mercy

And give us your saving help.

 

I will hear what the Lord God has to say,

a voice that speaks of peace,

 

peace for his people and his friends

and those who turn to him in their hearts.

 

His help is near for those who fear him,

And his glory will dwell in our land.

 

Mercy and faithfulness have met;

justice and peace have embraced.

 

Faithfulness shall spring from the earth

and justice look down from heaven.

 

The Lord will make us prosper

and our earth shall yield its fruit.

 

Justice shall march before him

and peace shall follow his steps.

 

 

 

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 86

 

On the holy mountain is his city

cherished by the Lord.

 

The Lord prefers the gates of Zion

to all Jacob’s dwellings.

 

Of you are told glorious things,

O city of God!

 

Babylon and Egypt I will count

among those who know me;

 

Philistia, Tyre, Ethiopia,

these will be her children,

 

and Zion shall be calledMother’

for all shall be her children.”

 

It is he, the Lord Most High,

who gives each his place.

 

In his register of peoples he writes:

These are her children;”

 

and while they dance they will sing:

“In you all find their home.”

 

 

 

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 102

 

My soul, give thanks to the Lord,

All my being, bless his holy name.

 

My soul, give thanks to the Lord,

and never forget all his blessings.

 

It is he who forgives all your guilt,

who heals every one of your ills,

 

who redeems your life from the grave,

who crowns you with love and compassion,

 

who fills your life with good things,

renewing your youth like an eagle’s.

 

The Lord does deeds of justice,

gives judgment for all who are oppressed.

 

He made known his ways to Moses

and his deeds to Israel’s sons.

 

The Lord is compassion and love,

slow to anger and rich in mercy.

 

His wrath will come to an end;

he will not be angry for ever.

 

He does not treat us according to our sins

nor repay us according to our faults.

 

For as the heavens are high above the earth,

so strong is his love for those who fear him;

 

As far as the east is from the west,

so far does he remove our sins.

 

As a father has compassion on his sons,

the Lord has pity on those who fear him;

 

for he knows of what we are made,

he remembers that we are dust.

 

As for man, his days are like grass;

he flowers like the flower of the field;

 

the wind blows and he is gone

and his place never sees him again.

 

But the love of the Lord is everlasting

upon those who hold him in fear;

 

his justice reaches out to children’s children

when they keep his covenant in truth,

when they keep his will in their mind.

 

The Lord has set his sway in heaven,

and his kingdom is ruling over all.

 

Give thanks to the Lord, all his angels,

mighty in power, fulfilling his word,

who heed the voice of his word.

 

Give thanks to the Lord, all his hosts,

his servants who do his will.

 

Give thanks to the Lord, all his works,

in every place where he rules.

My soul, give thanks to the Lord!

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Non-Scriptural Reading

 

 

Prayer

 

 

 

Commemoration of our Lady

 

We fly to your patronage,

O holy Mother of God;

despise not

our petitions

in our necessities,

but ever deliver us from all evil,

O glorious and blessed Virgin.

 

 

Dismissal

 

Let us bless the Lord.

 

Thanks be to God.