Category Archives: Monastics

Evening Prayer 11.25.15, James Huntington, Founder of the Order of the Holy Cross, 1935

At the renewal of all things, when the Son of Man is seated on the throne of his glory, you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. Worship the Lord in … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 11.21.15, William Byrd, John Merbecke & Thomas Tallis, English Renaissance Composers

For I am about to create new heavens and a new earth; the former things shall not be remembered or come to mind. The hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 11.18.15, Hilda of Whitby, Defender of Celtic Christianity, 680

I am small and of little account, * yet I do not forget your commandments.   Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth tremble before the Holy One. Psalm 96:9 INVITATORY AND PSALTER O God, … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 11.18.15, Hilda, Abbess of Whitby, 680

Good service – once the Vicar showed up. He was late due to a power outage, then we carried on like nothing had happened. Playback here: — Each of the gates is a single pearl, and the street of … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 11.17.15, St. Hugh & Robert Grosseteste, Bishops of Lincoln, 13th C.

If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you. Grace to you and peace from God our … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 11.16.15, St. Margaret of Scotland, 1093

Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. Let my prayer be set forth in your sight as incense, the lifting up of my hands … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 11.14.15, Samuel Seabury, 1st American Bishop, 1796

Alas! Why was I born to see this, the ruin of my people, the ruin of the holy city, and to live there when it was given over to the enemy, the sanctuary given over to aliens? The hour is … Continue reading

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