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Tuesday 20 February 2018    (other days)
Tuesday of the 1st week of Lent 

Morning Prayer (Lauds)

If you have already recited the Invitatory Psalm today, you should use the alternative opening.


Dómine, lábia mea apéries.
  Et os meum annuntiábit laudem tuam.
Lord, open our lips.
  And we shall praise your name.
Ps 99:1-5

Redemptos iubet Dominus victoriæ carmen canere” (S. Athanasius).

Christum Dóminum pro nobis tentátum et passum, veníte, adorémus.
Vel: Utinam hódie vocem Dómini audiátis: Nolíte obduráre corda vestra.
(repeat antiphon*)
2Iubiláte Dómino, omnis terra,*
  servíte Dómino in lætítia;
introíte in conspéctu eius*
  in exsultatióne.
3Scitóte quóniam Dóminus ipse est Deus;†
  ipse fecit nos, et ipsíus sumus,*
  pópulus eius et oves páscuæ eius.
(repeat antiphon*)
4Introíte portas eius in confessióne,†
  átria eius in hymnis,*
  confitémini illi, benedícite nómini eius.
5Quóniam suávis est Dóminus;†
  in ætérnum misericórdia eius,*
  et usque in generatiónem et generatiónem véritas eius.
(repeat antiphon*)
Glória Patri et Fílio*
  et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
  et in sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Christum Dóminum pro nobis tentátum et passum, veníte, adorémus.
Vel: Utinam hódie vocem Dómini audiátis: Nolíte obduráre corda vestra.*
Invitatory PsalmPsalm 99 (100)
Christ the Lord was tempted and suffered for us. Come, let us adore him.
(repeat antiphon*)
Rejoice in the Lord, all the earth,
  and serve him with joy.
Exult as you enter his presence.
(repeat antiphon*)
Know that the Lord is God.
He made us and we are his
 – his people, the sheep of his flock.
(repeat antiphon*)
Cry out his praises as you enter his gates,
  fill his courtyards with songs.
Proclaim him and bless his name;
  for the Lord is our delight.
His mercy lasts for ever,
  his faithfulness through all the ages.
(repeat antiphon*)
Glory be to the Father and to the Son
  and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning,
  is now, and ever shall be,
  world without end.
Amen.
Christ the Lord was tempted and suffered for us. Come, let us adore him.*

* If you are reciting this on your own, you can choose to say the antiphon once only at the start of the psalm and not repeat it.


Hymnus
Iam, Christe, sol iustítiæ,
mentis dehíscant ténebræ,
virtútum ut lux rédeat,
terris diem cum réparas.
Dans tempus acceptábile
et pǽnitens cor tríbue,
convértat ut benígnitas
quos longa suffert píetas;
Quiddámque pæniténtiæ
da ferre, quo fit démptio,
maióre tuo múnere,
culpárum quamvis grándium.
Dies venit, dies tua,
per quam reflórent ómnia;
lætémur in hac ut tuæ
per hanc redúcti grátiæ.
Te rerum univérsitas,
clemens, adóret, Trínitas,
et nos novi per véniam
novum canámus cánticum. Amen.
Hymn
Creator of the earth and skies,
To whom the words of life belong,
Grant us thy truth to make us wise;
Grant us thy power to make us strong.
Like theirs of old, our life is death,
Our light is darkness, till we see
The eternal Word made flesh and breath,
The God who walked by Galilee.
We have not known thee: to the skies
Our monuments of folly soar,
And all our self-wrought miseries
Have made us trust ourselves the more.
We have not loved thee: far and wide
The wreckage of our hatred spreads,
And evils wrought by human pride
Recoil on unrepentant heads.
For this, our foolish confidence,
Our pride of knowledge and our sin,
We come to thee in penitence;
In us the work of grace begin.

Ps 23:1-10
Domini in templum adventus

Christo apertæ sunt portæ cæli propter carnalem eius assumptionem” (S. Irenæus).

Innocens mánibus et mundo corde ascéndet in montem Dómini.
1Dómini est terra et plenitúdo eius,*
  orbis terrárum et qui hábitant in eo.
2Quia ipse super mária fundávit eum*
  et super flúmina firmávit eum.
3Quis ascéndet in montem Dómini,*
  aut quis stabit in loco sancto eius?
4Innocens mánibus et mundo corde,†
  qui non levávit ad vana ánimam suam,*
  nec iurávit in dolum.
5Hic accípiet benedictiónem a Dómino*
  et iustificatiónem a Deo salutári suo.
6Hæc est generátio quæréntium eum,*
  quæréntium fáciem Dei Iacob.
7Attóllite, portæ, cápita vestra,†
  et elevámini, portæ æternáles,*
  et introíbit rex glóriæ.
8Quis est iste rex glóriæ?*
  Dóminus fortis et potens, Dóminus potens in prœ́lio.
9Attóllite, portæ, cápita vestra,†
  et elevámini, portæ æternáles,*
  et introíbit rex glóriæ.
10Quis est iste rex glóriæ?*
  Dóminus virtútum ipse est rex glóriæ.
Glória Patri et Fílio*
  et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
  et in sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Innocens mánibus et mundo corde ascéndet in montem Dómini.
Psalm 23 (24)
The Lord comes to his temple
The man with clean hands and pure heart will climb the mountain of the Lord.
The Lord’s is the earth and its fullness,
  the world and all who live in it.
He himself founded it upon the seas
  and set it firm over the waters.
Who will climb the mountain of the Lord?
  Who will stand in his holy place?
The one who is innocent of wrongdoing and pure of heart,
  who has not given himself to vanities or sworn falsely.
He will receive the blessing of the Lord
  and be justified by God his saviour.
This is the way of those who seek him,
  seek the face of the God of Jacob.
Gates, raise your heads. Stand up, eternal doors,
  and let the king of glory enter.
Who is the king of glory?
The Lord of might and power.
  The Lord, strong in battle.
Gates, raise your heads. Stand up, eternal doors,
  and let the king of glory enter.
Who is the king of glory?
The Lord of hosts
 – he is the king of glory.
Glory be to the Father and to the Son
  and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning,
  is now, and ever shall be,
  world without end.
Amen.
The man with clean hands and pure heart will climb the mountain of the Lord.

CanticumTob 13:2-8
Deus castigans et salvans

Benedictus Deus et Pater Domini nostri Iesu Christi, qui secundum magnam misericordiam suam regeneravit nos” (1 Petr 1, 3).

Exaltáte Regem sæculórum in opéribus vestris.
2Benedíctus Deus vivens in ævum,†
  et regnum illíus,*
  quia ipse flagéllat et miserétur,
dedúcit usque ad ínferos deórsum†
  et redúcit a perditióne maiestáte sua,*
  et non est qui effúgiat manum eius.
3Confitémini illi, fílii Israel, coram natiónibus,†
  quia ipse dispérsit vos in illis*
  4et ibi osténdit maiestátem suam.
Et exaltáte illum coram omni vivénte,†
  quóniam Dóminus noster, et ipse est pater noster*
  et ipse est Deus noster in ómnia sǽcula.
5Flagellábit vos ob iniquitátes vestras*
  et ómnium miserébitur vestrum
et cólliget vos ab ómnibus natiónibus,*
  ubicúmque dispérsi fuéritis.
6Cum convérsi fuéritis ad illum†
  in toto corde vestro et in tota ánima vestra,*
  ut faciátis coram illo veritátem,
tunc revertétur ad vos*
  et non abscóndet a vobis fáciem suam ámplius.
Et nunc aspícite, quæ fecit vobíscum,*
  et confitémini illi in toto ore vestro.
Benedícite Dóminum iustítiæ*
  et exaltáte regem sæculórum.
Ego in terra captivitátis meæ confíteor illi*
  et osténdo virtútem et maiestátem eius genti peccatórum.
Convertímini, peccatóres,†
  et fácite iustítiam coram illo.*
  Quis scit, si velit vos et fáciat vobis misericórdiam?
7Ego et ánima mea regi cæli lætatiónes dícimus,*
  et ánima mea lætábitur ómnibus diébus vitæ suæ.
8Benedícite Dóminum, omnes elécti,†
  et omnes laudáte maiestátem illíus.*
  Agite dies lætítiæ et confitémini illi.
Glória Patri et Fílio*
  et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
  et in sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Exaltáte Regem sæculórum in opéribus vestris.
CanticleTobit 13
God punishes and God saves
Praise the king of the ages in all your deeds.
Blessed be God who lives for ever,
  whose kingdom is eternal:
  for he both punishes and takes pity,
he leads down to the underworld,
  and rescues from perdition;
  no one can escape him.
Give thanks to him before all nations, children of Israel:
  he scattered you among them,
  and there he has made known his greatness.
Give glory to him before all who live:
  he is our Lord, our father,
  and our God for ever.
He will punish you for your transgressions;
  but he will take pity on all your sufferings,
and gather you together from all the nations
  among whom he scattered you.
If you turn back to him
  with all your heart and soul
 – if you keep faithful to him –
he will turn back to you
  and hide his face no longer.
So now look at what he has done with you,
  and praise him with all your might.
Bless the Lord of justice,
  and glorify the eternal King.
In the land of my captivity I trust in him;
  I show his power and majesty to the sinful people.
Turn back, sinners,
  and be upright in his presence
 – perhaps he will forgive you and show you his favour.
I will rejoice in the Lord with all my soul,
  my soul will rejoice as long as it lives.
Bless the Lord, all his chosen ones:
  all people, praise his greatness.
Fill your days with joy
  and proclaim his glory.
Glory be to the Father and to the Son
  and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning,
  is now, and ever shall be,
  world without end.
Amen.
Praise the king of the ages in all your deeds.

Ps 32:1-22
Laus Domini providentis

Omnia per ipsum facta sunt” (Io 1, 3).

Rectos decet collaudátio.
1Exsultáte, iusti, in Dómino;*
  rectos decet collaudátio.
2Confitémini Dómino in cíthara,*
  in psaltério decem chordárum psállite illi.
3Cantáte ei cánticum novum,*
  bene psállite ei in vociferatióne,
4quia rectum est verbum Dómini,*
  et ómnia ópera eius in fide.
5Díligit iustítiam et iudícium;*
  misericórdia Dómini plena est terra.
6Verbo Dómini cæli facti sunt,*
  et spíritu oris eius omnis virtus eórum.
7Cóngregans sicut in utre aquas maris,*
  ponens in thesáuris abýssos.
8Tímeat Dóminum omnis terra,*
  a fácie autem eius formídent omnes inhabitántes orbem.
9Quóniam ipse dixit, et facta sunt,*
  ipse mandávit, et creáta sunt.
10Dóminus díssipat consília géntium,*
  írritas facit cogitatiónes populórum.
11Consílium autem Dómini in ætérnum manet,*
  cogitatiónes cordis eius in generatióne et generatiónem.
12Beáta gens, cui Dóminus est Deus,*
  pópulus, quem elégit in hereditátem sibi.
13De cælo respéxit Dóminus,*
  vidit omnes fílios hóminum.
14De loco habitáculi sui respéxit*
  super omnes, qui hábitant terram,
15qui finxit singillátim corda eórum,*
  qui intéllegit ómnia ópera eórum.
16Non salvátur rex per multam virtútem,*
  et gigas non liberábitur
in multitúdine virtútis suæ.
17Fallax equus ad salútem,*
  in abundántia autem virtútis suæ non salvábit.
18Ecce óculi Dómini super metuéntes eum,*
  in eos, qui sperant super misericórdia eius,
19ut éruat a morte ánimas eórum*
  et alat eos in fame.
20Anima nostra sústinet Dóminum,*
  quóniam adiútor et protéctor noster est;
21quia in eo lætábitur cor nostrum,*
  et in nómine sancto eius sperávimus.
22Fiat misericórdia tua, Dómine, super nos,*
  quemádmodum sperávimus in te.
Glória Patri et Fílio*
  et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
  et in sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Rectos decet collaudátio.
Psalm 32 (33)
The Lord provides
Praise is fitting for loyal hearts.
Rejoice in the Lord, you just:
  it is good for the upright to praise him.
Proclaim the Lord on the lyre,
  play his song on the ten-stringed harp.
Sing a new song to the Lord,
  sing out your cries of triumph,
for the word of the Lord is truly just,
  and all his actions are faithful.
The Lord loves justice and right judgement;
  the earth is full of his loving kindness.
By the Lord’s word the heavens were made,
  and all their array by the breath of his mouth.
He gathered the seas as if in a bag,
  he stored up the depths in his treasury.
Let every land fear the Lord,
  let all the world be awed at his presence.
For he spoke, and they came into being;
  he commanded, and they were made.
The Lord confounds the counsel of the nations,
  throws the thoughts of the peoples into confusion.
But the Lord’s own counsel stands firm for ever,
  his thoughts last for all generations.
Happy the nation whose lord is God,
  the people he has chosen as his inheritance.
The Lord looks down from the heavens
  and sees all the children of men.
From his dwelling-place he looks
  upon all who inhabit the earth.
He moulded each one of their hearts,
  he understands all that they do.
The king will not be saved by his forces;
  the abundance of his strength will not set the strong man free.
Do not trust a horse to save you,
  whatever its swiftness and strength.
For see, the eyes of the Lord are on those who fear him,
  upon those who trust in his mercy,
hoping he will save their souls from death
  and their bodies from hunger.
Our souls praise the Lord,
  for he is our help and our protector,
for our hearts rejoice in him,
  and we trust in his holy name.
Lord, show us your loving kindness,
  just as we put our hope in you.
Glory be to the Father and to the Son
  and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning,
  is now, and ever shall be,
  world without end.
Amen.
Praise is fitting for loyal hearts.

Lectio brevisIoel 2:12-13
Convertímini ad me in toto corde vestro, in ieiúnio et in fletu et in planctu; et scíndite corda vestra et non vestiménta vestra, et convertímini ad Dóminum Deum vestrum, quia benígnus et miséricors est, pátiens et multæ misericórdiæ, et placábilis super malítia.
Short ReadingJoel 2:12-13 ©
Come back to me with all your heart, fasting, weeping, mourning. Let your hearts be broken, not your garments torn, turn to the Lord your God again, for he is all tenderness and compassion, slow to anger, rich in graciousness, and ready to relent.

Responsorium breve
℣. Ipse liberábit me* De láqueo venántium. Ipse.
℟. Et a verbo malígno.* De láqueo venántium. Glória Patri. Ipse.
Short Responsory
It is he who will free me from the snare of the hunters.
It is he who will free me from the snare of the hunters.
And from the evil word.
It is he who will free me from the snare of the hunters.
Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit.
It is he who will free me from the snare of the hunters.

Canticum
De Messia eiusque præcursore
Dómine, doce nos oráre, sicut dócuit Ioánnes discípulos suos.
Benedíctus Dóminus Deus Israel,*
  quia visitávit et fecit redemptiónem plebi suæ
et eréxit cornu salútis nobis*
  in domo David púeri sui,
sicut locútus est per os sanctórum,*
  qui a sæculo sunt, prophetárum eius,
salútem ex inimícis nostris*
  et de manu ómnium, qui odérunt nos;
ad faciéndam misericórdiam cum pátribus nostris*
  et memorári testaménti sui sancti,
iusiurándum, quod iurávit ad Abraham patrem nostrum,*
  datúrum se nobis,
ut sine timóre, de manu inimicórum liberáti,*
  serviámus illi
in sanctitáte et iustítia coram ipso*
  ómnibus diébus nostris.
Et tu, puer, prophéta Altíssimi vocáberis:*
  præíbis enim ante fáciem Dómini paráre vias eius,
ad dandam sciéntiam salútis plebi eius*
  in remissiónem peccatórum eórum,
per víscera misericórdiæ Dei nostri,*
  in quibus visitábit nos óriens ex alto,
illumináre his, qui in ténebris et in umbra mortis sedent*
  ad dirigéndos pedes nostros in viam pacis.
Glória Patri et Fílio*
  et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
  et in sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Dómine, doce nos oráre, sicut dócuit Ioánnes discípulos suos.
CanticleBenedictus
The Messiah and his forerunner
Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.
Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel,
  for he has come to his people and brought about their redemption.
He has raised up the sign of salvation
  in the house of his servant David,
as he promised through the mouth of the holy ones,
  his prophets through the ages:
to rescue us from our enemies
  and all who hate us,
to take pity on our fathers,
  to remember his holy covenant
and the oath he swore to Abraham our father,
  that he would give himself to us,
that we could serve him without fear
 – freed from the hands of our enemies –
in uprightness and holiness before him,
  for all of our days.
And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High:
  for you will go before the face of the Lord to prepare his path,
to let his people know their salvation,
  so that their sins may be forgiven.
Through the bottomless mercy of our God,
  one born on high will visit us
to give light to those who walk in darkness,
  who live in the shadow of death;
  to lead our feet in the path of peace.
Glory be to the Father and to the Son
  and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning,
  is now, and ever shall be,
  world without end.
Amen.
Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.

Preces
Benedicámus Christo, qui se nobis dedit ut panem de cælo descendéntem, atque ad eum oratiónem nostram dirigámus:
Christe, panis et medéla animárum, róbora nos.
Dómine, fac ut, eucharístico satiáti convívio,
  dona sacrifícii paschális plene participémus.
Christe, panis et medéla animárum, róbora nos.
Tríbue nobis verbum tuum in corde bono et óptimo retinére,
  ut fructum afferámus in patiéntia.
Christe, panis et medéla animárum, róbora nos.
Fac ut in perficiéndo órdine mundi tibi álacres cooperémur,
  ut per Ecclésiam tuam præcónium pacis facílius diffundátur.
Christe, panis et medéla animárum, róbora nos.
Peccávimus, Dómine, peccávimus,
  dele iniquitátes nostras grátia tua salutári.
Christe, panis et medéla animárum, róbora nos.
Prayers and intercessions
Let us bless Christ, who is our bread from heaven.
Christ, bread of life, strengthen us.
Lord, give us a share in the bread of the eucharist,
  fill us with the blessings of your paschal sacrifice.
Christ, bread of life, strengthen us.
May we take your word to our hearts in faith and obedience;
  yield a harvest in us through our perseverance.
Christ, bread of life, strengthen us.
Make us eager to fulfil your plan for the world
  that the Church may spread the great message of peace.
Christ, bread of life, strengthen us.
We have sinned, Lord, we have sinned;
  take away our guilt by your saving grace.
Christ, bread of life, strengthen us.

Pater noster, qui es in cælis:
sanctificétur nomen tuum;
advéniat regnum tuum;
fiat volúntas tua, sicut in cælo et in terra.
Panem nostrum cotidiánum da nobis hódie;
et dimítte nobis débita nostra,
sicut et nos dimíttimus debitóribus nostris;
et ne nos indúcas in tentatiónem;
sed líbera nos a malo.
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.

Réspice, Dómine, famíliam tuam et præsta, ut apud te mens nostra tuo desidério fúlgeat, quæ se corporálium moderatióne castígat.
Per Dóminum nostrum Iesum Christum, Fílium tuum,
qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti, Deus,
per ómnia sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Look with favour on your family, Lord,
  and as at this time we restrain the desires of the body,
  may our hearts burn with love of you.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
  who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
  one God, for ever and ever.
Amen.

Dóminus nos benedícat, et ab omni malo deféndat, et ad vitam perdúcat ætérnam.
  Amen.
The Lord bless us, and keep us from all evil, and bring us to everlasting life.
  Amen.

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