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Week 1: Mondays

Morning Office (lauds)
V: Lord open our lips.
R: And we shall praise your name.
GLORY BE to the father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. (Alleluia)

Invitatory antiphon: Let us come before the Lord, giving thanks.
Psalm 94(95)

HYMN
MORNING PSALM
Psalm 5:2-10, 12-13
Antiphon throughout the year: It is you whom I invoke, O Lord. in the morning you hear me.
Antiphon for eastertide: In you they rejoice, those who love your name, alleluia.

CANTICLE
1 Chron 29:10-13
Antiphon throughout the year: Lord our God, we praise the splendor of your name.
Antiphon for eastertide: Yours is the Kingdom, O Lord, and you are exalted as head above all, alleluia.

A PSALM OF PRAISE
Psalm 28(29)
Antiphon throughout the year: Adore the Lord in his holy court.
Antiphon for eastertide: The Lord is enthroned as king for ever, alleluia.

SCRIPTURE READING Throughout the year, or proper to season.
2 Thess 3:10b-13

SHORT RESPONSORY
R: Blessed be the Lord from age to age. Repeat R
V He alone has wrought marvelous works. R GLORY BE ... R

BENEDICTUS
Luke 1:68-79
Antiphon: Blessed be the Lord, our God.

INTERCESSIONS
As the new day begins let us praise Christ, in whom is the fulness of grace and the Spirit of God.
R: Lord, give us your Spirit.
We praise you, Lord;-and we thanks you for all your blessings. R
Give us peace of mind and generosity of hearth:-grant us health and strength to do you will. R
May your love be with us during the day;-guide us in our work. R
Be with all those who have asked our prayers,-and grant them all their needs. R

OUR FATHER ...

CONCLUDING PRAYER
Lord, be the beginning and end of all that we do and say. Prompt our actions with your grace, and complete them with your all-powerful help. We make our prayer through our Lord. Amen.
 

Evening Prayer (Vesper)
V: O God, come to our aid.
R. O Lord, make haste to help us.
GLORY BE to the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. (Alleluia)

HYMN

PSALM
Psalm 10(11)
Antiphon throughout the year: The Lord cares fro the week and oppressed.
Antiphon for eastertide: Courage!. The victory is mine; I have conquered the holy mountain, alleluia.

PSALM
Psalm 14(15)
Antiphon throughout the year: Blessed are the pure in heart: they shall see God.
Antiphon for eastertide: He shall live in your tabernacle; he shall dwell on your holy mountain, alleluia.

NEW TESTAMENT CANTICLE
Eph 1:3-10
Antiphon throughout the year: God chose us in his Son and made us his adopted sons.
Antiphon for eastertide: When I am lifted up from the earth, I shall draw all men to myself, alleluia.

SCRIPTURE READING Throughout the year, or proper to season.
Col 1:9b-11

SHORT RESPONSORY
R: heal my soul for I have sinned against you. Repeat R.
V: I said:'Lord, have mercy on me.' R GLORY BE...R

MAGNIFICAT
Luke 1:46-55
Antiphon: My souls magnifies the Lord, since God has had regard for my humble state.

INTERCESSION
God our Father has bound himself to us in an everlasting covenant. In thankfulness and faith, we pray to him:
R Lord, bless your people!
In Christ you have given a new covenant to me;-may they know the greatness which they have inherited. R
Gather into one all who bear the name of Christian;-that the world may believe in the Christ you have sent. R
Pour out your love on our friends, and on all whom we know;-may they carry with them the gentleness of Christ. R
Comfort the dying;-may they know your saying love. R
Show your mercy to the dead;-may they find their rest in Christ. R

OUR FATHER...

CONCLUDING PRAYER
Let our worship give you glory, Lord, who for our salvation looked upon the lowliness of Mary your handmaid: raise us up to share with her the fulness of redemption. We make our prayer through our Lord. Amen.
 

Night Office (Compline)
V: O God, come to our aid.
R. O Lord, make haste to help us.
GLORY BE to the father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. (Alleluia)
 
EXAMINATION OF CONSCIENCE

HYMN

PSALM
Psalm 85(86)
Antiphon throughout the year: You, Lord God, are slow to anger, abounding in love.
Antiphon for eastertide: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.

SCRIPTURE READING Throughout the year, or proper to season.
1 Thess 5:9-10

SHORT RESPONSORY
Outside Eastertide
R: Into your hands, Lord, I command my spirit. Repeat R
V: You have redeemed us, Lord God of truth. R GLORY BE... R

Eastertide
R: Into your hands, Lord, I command my spirit, alleluia, alleluia. Repeat R
V: You have redeemed us, Lord God of truth. R GLORY BE... R

CANTICLE OF SIMEON
Luke 2:29-32
Antiphon: Save us, Lord, while we are awake; protect us while we sleep; that we may keep watch with Christ and rest with him in peace (alleluia).

CONCLUDING PRAYER
Lord, give our bodies restful sleep; and let the work we have done today be sown for an eternal harvest. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

BLESSING
The Lord grant us a quiet night and a perfect end. R Amen.

FINAL ANTHEM TO BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
Suggestion are given below, or you may use other Hymn for Mary:

O most holy one, O most pitiful, O sweet Virgin Mary!
Mother best beloved, Mother undefiled, pray for us!
Thou art our comfort, and our refuge, Virgin Mother Mary!
All that we long for, through thee we hope for; Pray for us!
See how weak we are, lost in tears; save us, O Mary!
Lighten our anguish; soothe our sorrows; pray for us!
Virgin, turn and look; Mother behold us; hear us, O Mary!
Thou art the bearer of health divine; pray for us!
May thy joys and thy sorrows be our help, O Mary!
In thee we hope; to thee we cry; pray for us!


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