N059 – 18th Sunday after Trinity

18th Sunday after Trinity

Collect: Lord, we beseech thee, grant thy people grace to withstand the temptations of the world, the flesh, and the devil; and with pure hearts and minds to follow thee, the only God. Through Jesus Christ thy Son, Our Lord: Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

The Introit: Ecclesiasticus 36 (v 23-26) (Da pacem) Give peace, O Lord, to them that wait for thee, and let thy prophets be found faithful: hear the prayers of thy servant, and of thy people Israel Ps 122:1 I was glad when they said unto me: we will go unto the house of the Lord.

The Epistle: I Corinthians 1:4-8. St. Paul tells us that we will be constantly supported by Christ and will not want any gift of grace as we proceed though our life, waiting for His Return.

Gradual Ps. 122:1-2 I was glad when they said unto me: we will go unto the house of the Lord. Peace be within thy walls: and plenteousness within thy palaces.

Alleluia:  Alleluia, alleluia. Ps. 102:15 The heathen shall fear thy Name, O Lord, and all the kings of the earth thy majesty. Alleluia.

The Gospel: St. Matthew 22:34-46. This is the well-known account of Jesus replying to a lawyer’s question: Which is the greatest commandment of the Law. Jesus not only fully replies and removes all doubt, but he then goes on to show that the Messiah must indeed be the Son of God.

Offertory. Exodus 24: 1-20 Moses consecrated an altar unto the Lord, offering burnt offerings upon it, and sacrificing peace offerings. And he made an evening sacrifice for a sweet-smelling savour unto the Lord God, in the sight of the children of Israel..

Communion. Psalm 96:8-9 Bring offerings and come into his courts: O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.

At the Divine Office

The Old Testament lessons in the Daily Office for the week to come are set out below:

 

Sunday Monday

 

Tuesday

 

Wednesday

 

Thursday

 

Friday Saturday
Matins 2 Macc. 6:18-26 or Amos 8:4-12 1 Kings 18:1-15 1 Kings 18:16-24 1 Kings 18:25-46 1 Kings 19:1-8 1 Kings 19:9 1 Kings 21:1-10
Vespers Deut. 5:1-21 Job 12:13-22 Job 14:1-14 Job 18:5-21 Job 21:7-33 Job 24:1-20 Job 25:2-26:14

Sunday Benedictus and Magnificat Antiphons

At 1st  Vespers: Thine is the power, O Lord, and thine is the kingdom: thou art high above all nations: give peace in our time, O Lord our God. (1st Vespers for the 5th Sunday in October)

At Matins: Master, which is the great commandment in the law? Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, alleluia.

At 2nd Vespers: What think ye of Christ? Whose son is he: They say unto him, The son of David. Jesus saith unto them, How then doth David in spirit call him Lord saying, The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand.

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N058 – 17th Sunday after Trinity

17th Sunday after Trinity

Collect: Lord we pray thee that thy grace may always prevent and follow us; and make us to be given to all good works. Through Jesus Christ thy Son, Our Lord: Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

The Introit:. Psalm 119:137 (v 23-26) (Justus es, Domine) Righteous art thou, O Lord, and true is thy judgment: O deal with thy servant according unto thy loving mercy. Ps 119:1 Blessed are those that are undefiled in the way: and walk in the law of the Lord.

The Epistle: Ephesians 4:1-6. Saint Paul, in prison himself, appeals to all of us to live in such a manner that we are worthy of the vocation to which we are called: eternal life in the glory of the Holy Trinity. We can do this because we are all members of the Cody of Christ, the Church.

Gradual Ps. 102:15-16 The heathen shall fear thy Name, O Lord, and all the kings of the earth thy majesty. When the Lord shall build up Sion, and when his glory shall appear.

Alleluia:  Alleluia, alleluia. Ps. 102:1 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my cry come unto thee. Alleluia.

The Gospel: St. Luke 14:1-11 Jesus dines with a Pharisee on the Sabbath. He heals a man with dropsy to the great scandal of the lawyers and Pharisees. In response to this, Jesus relates the parable of the man bidden to a formal dinner who chooses too high a place.

Offertory: Daniel 9: 1-20 I, Daniel, prayed unto my God, and said: Hear, O Lord, the prayers of thy servant. Cause thy face to shine upon thy sanctuary: and behold, O God, this thy people, who are called by thy Name.

Communion. Psalm 76:11-12 Promise unto the Lord your God and keep it, all ye that are round about him, bring presents unto him that ought to be feared. He shall refrain the spirit of princes: and is wonderful among the kings of the earth.

At the Divine Office

The Old Testament lessons in the Daily Office for the week to come are set out below:

 

Sunday Monday

 

Tuesday

 

Wednesday

 

Thursday

 

Friday Saturday
Matins 2 Macc. 1:1-6 or Jer. 13:15-21 1 Kings 12:1-11 1 Kings 12:12-20 1 Kings 12:25 1 Kings 16:29 1 Kings 17:1-16 1 Kings 17:17
Vespers Mal. 2:1-10 Job 3:1-20 Job 4:12 Job 5:8-18 Job 10:1-18 Job11:7 Job 12:1-10

Sunday Benedictus and Magnificat Antiphons

At 1st  Vespers: God be gracious unto you and hear your prayers, and be at one with you: and the Lord our God never forsake you in time of trouble. (1st Vespers for the 4th Sunday in October)

At Matins: As Jesus went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the Sabbath day, behold there was a certain man before him which had the dropsy; and he took him, and healed him, and let him go

At 2nd Vespers: When thou are bidden to a wedding, sit down in the lowest place; that he that bade thee may say unto thee, Friend, go up higher; then shalt thou have worship in the presence of them that sit at meat with thee, alleluia.

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N057 – 16th Sunday after Trinity

16th Sunday after Trinity

Collect: O Lord, we beseech the, let thy continual pity cleanse and defend thy Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without thy succor, preserve it evermore by thy help and goodness. Through Jesus Christ thy Son, Our Lord: Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

The Introit. Psalm 86:3,5 (v 23-26) (Miserere mihi) Be merciful unto me, O Lord, for I will call daily upon thee: for thou, Lord, art good and gracious, and of great mercy unto all them that call upon thee. Ps 86:1 Bow down thine ear, O Lord, and hear me: for I am poor and in misery.

The Epistle: Ephesians 3:13-21 In this Epistle, Saint Paul tells us that it is his ardent desire that we comprehend with the saints the very greatness of God and the love of Christ. For it is this love which saves us.

Gradual Ps. 102:15-16 The heathen shall fear thy Name, O Lord, and all the kings of the earth thy majesty. When the Lord shall build up Sion, and when his glory shall appear.

Alleluia. Alleluia, alleluia. Ps. 98:1 O sing unto the Lord a new song: for the Lord hath done marvelous things. Alleluia.

The Gospel: St. Luke 7:11-16 In this Gospel we have the familiar account of Jesus, coming into the city of Nain as He preaches, encounters a woman on her way to bury her only child, her son. Jesus effortlessly raised him up and restores him to his mother.

Offertory. Psalm 40:13 Look down, O Lord, to help me: let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul to destroy it: look down, O Lord, to help me.

Communion. Ps. 71: O Lord, I will make mention of thy righteousness only: thou, O God, hast taught me from my youth up until now: Forsake me not, O God, in mine old age, when I am gray-headed.

At the Divine Office

The Old Testament lessons in the Daily Office for the week to come are set out below:

Sunday Monday

 

Tuesday

 

Wednesday

 

Thursday

 

Friday Saturday
Matins 1 Macc. 9:1-20 or Isa. 12 1 Kings 8:1-11 1 Kings 8:12-21 1 Kings 8:22-30 1 Kings 8:54-63 1 Kings 9:1-9 1 Kings 11:26-37
Vespers Ezek. 33:1-9 Ecclus. 43:13-19 Ecclus. 43:20 Ecclus. 44:1-15 Job 1:1-12 Job:1:13 Job 2

Sunday Benedictus and Magnificat Antiphons

At 1st  Vespers: But Israel mourned Judas, and made great lamentation for him, saying: How are thou fallen valiant in battle, that didst deliver the people of the Lord. (1st Vespers for the 3rd Sunday in October)

At Matins: Jesus went into a city called Nain; and behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother.

At 2nd Vespers: A great prophet is risen among us; and God hath visited his people.

 

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N056 – 15th Sunday after Trinity

15th Sunday after Trinity

Collect: Keep, we beseech thee, O Lord, thy Church with thy perpetual mercy: and, because the fraility of man without thee cannot but fall, keep us ever by thy help from all things hurtful, and leas us to all things profitable to our salvation. Through of  Jesus Christ thy Son our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, one God, now and for ever.Through Jesus Christ thy Son, Our Lord: Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

The Introit. Psalm 86:1, 3(v 23-26) (Inclina, Domine) Bow down thine ear, O Lord, and hear me: save thy servant that putteth his trust in thee: be merciful unto me, O Lord, for I will call daily upon thee. Ps 86:4 Comfort the soul of thy servant: for unto thee, O Lord, do I left up my soul.

The Epistle: Galatians 6:11-18 In this Epistle, Saint Paul makes clear that Christ became Man, suffered, died, and rose again for every one, not merely the Jews.

Gradual Ps. 92:1-2 It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord: and to sing praises unto thy Name, O most Highest. To tell of thy loving-kindness early in the morning, and of thy truth in the night-season.

Alleluia. Alleluia, alleluia. Ps. 95 For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all the earth. Alleluia.

The Gospel: St. Matthew 6:24-34  In this Gospel Jesus tells us plainly that we must choose to serve God, with all that entails or not. We may not wobble “on the fence.”

Offertory. Psalm 40:1, 3 I waited patiently for the Lord, and he inclined unto me and heard my calling: and he hath put a new song in my mouth, even a thanksgiving unto our God.

At the Divine Office

The Old Testament lessons in the Daily Office for the week to come are set out below:

 

Sunday Monday

 

Tuesday

 

Wednesday

 

Thursday

 

Friday Saturday
Matins 1 Macc. 4:36-51 or Micah 6:1-8 2 Sam 16:23-17:14 2 Sam. 2:17 2 Sam. 18:1-17 2 Sam. 18:19 2 Sam. 19:1-10 2 Sam. 19:11
Vespers Jer. 7:1-11 Ecclus. 19:20 Ecclus. 20:9-20 Ecclus. 24:1-22 Ecclus. 28:13 Ecclus. 31:12-32:2 Ecclus. 34:1-8

Sunday Benedictus and Magnificat Antiphons

At 1st  Vespers: The sun shone upon the shields of gold, and the mountains glistered therewith: and yet the forces of the heathen were discomfited. (1st Vespers for the 2nd Sunday in October)

At Matins: Be not therefore anxious, saying, What shall we eat? Or What shall we drink? For your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things, alleluia.

At 2nd Vespers: Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you, alleluia.

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N055 – 14th Sunday after Trinity

Episode Notes

14th Sunday after Trinity

The Introit: Psalm 84:9 (v 23-26) (Protector noster) Behold, O God our defender, and look upon the face of thine Anointed: for one day in thy courts is better than a thousand.  Ps 84:1 O how amiable are thy dwellings, thou Lord of hosts! My soul hath a desire and longing to enter into the courts of the Lord.

Collect: Almighty and everlasting God, give unto us the increase of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain that which thou dost promise, make us to love that which thou dost command. Through Jesus Christ thy Son our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, one God, now and for ever.

The Epistle: Galatians 5:16-24 In this Epistle, Saint Paul tells us that even after our baptism, we are still very much afflicted by sins, particularly sins of the flesh. However, the perfect remedy for this is Christ, Who gives the fruit of the Holy Spirit and so “they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lust.

Gradual: Ps. 118:8-9 It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put any confidence in man. It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put any confidence in princes

Alleluia: Alleluia, alleluia. Ps. 95 O come, let us sing to the Lord: let us heartily rejoice in the strength of our salvation. Alleluia

The Gospel: St. Luke 17:11-19 This tells how Christ, while journeying, encountered ten lepers. They begged to be healed and so He told them to go to show themselves to the priests. On the way, they were all cured, but only one — a Samaritan! – returned to give Jesus thanks.

Offertory: Psalm 34:7-8 The Angel of the Lord tarrieth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them: O taste and see how gracious the Lord is.                             
Communion: St. Matthew 6: Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and all these things shall be added unto you, saith the Lord.

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