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Monday 19 February 2018    (other days)
Monday 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 23:1-10

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

Christum Dóminum pro nobis tentátum et passum, veníte, adorémus.
Vel: Utinam hódie vocem Dómini audiátis: Nolíte obduráre corda vestra.
(repeat antiphon*)
1Dómini est terra et plenitúdo eius,*
  orbis terrárum et qui hábitant in eo.
2Quia ipse super mária fundávit eum*
  et super flúmina firmávit eum.
(repeat antiphon*)
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.
(repeat antiphon*)
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.
(repeat antiphon*)
9Attóllite, portæ, cápita vestra,†
  et elevámini, portæ æternáles,*
  et introíbit rex glóriæ.
10Quis est iste rex glóriæ?*
  Dóminus virtútum ipse est rex glóriæ.
(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 23 (24)
Christ the Lord was tempted and suffered for us. Come, let us adore him.
(repeat antiphon*)
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.
(repeat antiphon*)
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.
(repeat antiphon*)
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.
(repeat antiphon*)
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.
(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 5:2-10,12-13
Oratio matutina ad implorandum auxilium

Verbo inhabitante, æternaliter exsultabunt qui eum intra se receperunt.

Ad te orábo, Dómine, mane exáudies vocem meam.
2Verba mea áuribus pércipe, Dómine;*
  intéllege gémitum meum.
3Inténde voci clamóris mei,*
  rex meus et Deus meus.
4Quóniam ad te orábo, Dómine,†
  mane exáudies vocem meam;*
  mane astábo tibi et exspectábo.
5Quóniam non Deus volens iniquitátem tu es;†
  neque habitábit iuxta te malígnus,*
  6neque permanébunt iniústi ante óculos tuos.
7Odísti omnes, qui operántur iniquitátem,†
  perdes omnes, qui loquúntur mendácium;*
  virum sánguinum et dolósum abominábitur Dóminus.
8Ego autem in multitúdine misericórdiæ tuæ†
  introíbo in domum tuam;*
  adorábo ad templum sanctum tuum in timóre tuo.
9Dómine, deduc me in iustítia tua propter inimícos meos,*
  dírige in conspéctu meo viam tuam.
10Quóniam non est in ore eórum véritas,*
  cor eórum fóvea;
sepúlcrum patens est guttur eórum,*
  mólliunt linguas suas.
12Et omnes, qui sperant in te, læténtur,*
  in ætérnum exsúltent.
Obumbrábis eis, et gloriabúntur in te,*
  qui díligunt nomen tuum;
13quóniam tu benedíces iusto, Dómine,*
  quasi scuto, bona voluntáte coronábis eum.
Glória Patri et Fílio*
  et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
  et in sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Ad te orábo, Dómine, mane exáudies vocem meam.
Psalm 5
A morning prayer for help
It is you whom I invoke, O Lord. In the morning you hear me.
Let my words come to your ears, O Lord:
  hear my sighs.
Listen to the voice of my crying,
  my King and my God.
As I make my prayer to you,
  Lord, listen to my voice in the morning;
  in the morning I will stand before you and await you.
You are not a God who loves evil.
  The wicked cannot stay near you,
  the unjust cannot remain in your presence.
You hate all who do evil –
  you destroy all who speak falsehood –
  the Lord abominates the bloody and deceitful man.
But in the abundance of your mercy you will admit me to your house:
  I will worship you in your holy temple, with fear and reverence.
Lord, guide me in your justice, protect me from my enemies:
  let me see the path I must follow.
For there is no truth in their mouth – their heart is a bottomless pit –
  their throat is a wide open grave – their tongue seduces.
Punish them, Lord,
  and let their own plans destroy them.
On account of their crimes, thrust them from your presence;
  for they are rebels against you.
Let all who hope in you rejoice, triumph for ever.
  You will shelter them and they will glory in you.
For you bless the just, O Lord,
  and your good will surrounds them like a shield.
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.
It is you whom I invoke, O Lord. In the morning you hear me.

Canticum1 Chr 29:10-13
Soli Deo honor et gloria

Benedictus Deus et Pater Domini nostri Iesu Christi” (Eph 1, 3).

Laudámus nomen tuum ínclitum, Deus noster.
10Benedíctus es, Dómine Deus Israel patris nostri,*
  ab ætérno in ætérnum.
11Tua est, Dómine, magnificéntia et poténtia,*
  glória, splendor atque maiéstas.
Cuncta enim, quæ in cælo sunt et in terra, tua sunt,*
  tuum, Dómine, regnum, et tu eleváris ut caput super ómnia.
12De te sunt divítiæ et glória,*
  tu domináris ómnium.
In manu tua virtus et poténtia,*
  in manu tua est magnificáre et firmáre ómnia.
13Nunc ígitur, Deus noster, confitémur tibi*
  et laudámus nomen tuum ínclitum.
Glória Patri et Fílio*
  et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
  et in sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Laudámus nomen tuum ínclitum, Deus noster.
Canticle1 Chronicles 29
To God alone be honour and glory
Lord our God, we praise the splendour of your name.
Blessed are you, Lord, God of our father Israel,
  through all the ages.
All power and greatness are yours, O God;
  glory, splendour, and majesty.
All things are yours, in the heavens and on the earth;
  you rule over them, Lord, you are high above them all.
All riches and glory come from you,
  you rule over all things.
In your hand lie strength and power,
  your hand raises all things and sets them firm.
So now, our God, we give you thanks,
  and praise your glorious name.
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 our God, we praise the splendour of your name.

Ps 28:1-11
Verbi Domini præconium

Ecce vox de cælis dicens: «Hic est Filius meus dilectus»” (Mt 3, 17).

Adoráte Dóminum in aula sancta eius.
1Afférte Dómino, fílii Dei,*
  afférte Dómino glóriam et poténtiam,
2afférte Dómino glóriam nóminis eius,*
  adoráte Dóminum in splendóre sancto.
3Vox Dómini super aquas;†
  Deus maiestátis intónuit,*
  Dóminus super aquas multas.
4Vox Dómini in virtúte,*
  vox Dómini in magnificéntia.
5Vox Dómini confringéntis cedros;*
  et confrínget Dóminus cedros Líbani.
6Et saltáre fáciet, tamquam vítulum, Líbanum,*
  et Sárion, quemádmodum fílium unicórnium.
7Vox Dómini intercidéntis flammam ignis,†
  8vox Dómini concutiéntis desértum,*
  et concútiet Dóminus desértum Cades.
9Vox Dómini properántis partum cervárum,†
  et denudábit condénsa;*
  et in templo eius omnes dicent glóriam.
10Dóminus super dilúvium hábitat,*
  et sedébit Dóminus rex in ætérnum.
11Dóminus virtútem pópulo suo dabit,*
  Dóminus benedícet pópulo suo in pace.
Glória Patri et Fílio*
  et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
  et in sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Adoráte Dóminum in aula sancta eius.
Psalm 28 (29)
Praise the word of the Lord
Adore the Lord in his holy court.
Give to the Lord, all his children,
  his glory and power,
  give to the Lord the glory of his name.
Worship the Lord in holy splendour.
The voice of the Lord is heard over the waters:
  the God of majesty thunders,
  God above all the waters.
The voice of the Lord in his power,
  the voice of the Lord in his greatness.
The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars,
  the Lord breaks down the cedars of Lebanon.
The Lord makes Lebanon leap like a calf,
  Sirion like a wild ox.
The voice of the Lord cuts flames in two;
  the voice of the Lord beats on the desert,
  the Lord stuns the desert of Kadesh.
The voice of the Lord puts the deer to flight,
  it empties the thickets;
  in his sanctuary, all praise his glory.
The Lord dwells above the raging flood,
  he is enthroned as king for ever.
The Lord will give strength to his people,
  the Lord will bless his people with 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.
Adore the Lord in his holy court.

Lectio brevisEx 19:4-6
Vos ipsi vidístis quómodo portáverim vos super alas aquilárum et addúxerim ad me. Si ergo audiéritis vocem meam et custodiéritis pactum meum, éritis mihi in pecúlium de cunctis pópulis, mea est enim omnis terra. Et vos éritis mihi regnum sacerdótum et gens sancta.
Short ReadingExodus 19:4-6 ©
You yourselves have seen what I did with the Egyptians, how I carried you on eagle’s wings and brought you to myself. From this you know that now, if you obey my voice and hold fast to my covenant, you of all the nations shall be my very own for all the earth is mine. I will count you a kingdom of priests, a consecrated nation.

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
Veníte, benedícti Patris mei, percípite regnum, quod vobis parátum est ab orígine mundi.
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.
Veníte, benedícti Patris mei, percípite regnum, quod vobis parátum est ab orígine mundi.
CanticleBenedictus
The Messiah and his forerunner
Come, you blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
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.
Come, you blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Preces
Benedíctus Iesus, salvátor noster, qui per mortem suam salútis nobis sémitam reserávit. Orémus:
Dírige, Dómine, pópulum tuum in viam rectam.
Miséricors Deus, qui per baptísmum novitátem vitæ nobis dedísti,
  fac ut magis in dies tuæ conformémur imágini.
Dírige, Dómine, pópulum tuum in viam rectam.
Præsta, ut indigéntes benevoléntia nostra hódie lætificémus
  eísque subveniéntes teípsum inveniámus.
Dírige, Dómine, pópulum tuum in viam rectam.
Tríbue nobis bonum, rectum et verum coram te operári
  teque semper toto corde requírere.
Dírige, Dómine, pópulum tuum in viam rectam.
Quæ contra unitátem famíliæ tuæ commísimus, benígnus indúlge
  atque cor unum et ánimam unam nos esse concéde.
Dírige, Dómine, pópulum tuum in viam rectam.
Prayers and intercessions
Blessed be Jesus, our Saviour. Through his death he has opened up for us the way of salvation. Let us pray:
Direct your people, Lord, in the path of true life.
Merciful God, in baptism you gave us a life that is new;
  may we ever grow in your likeness.
Direct your people, Lord, in the path of true life.
Let us bring joy this day to those who are in need;
  and draw us nearer to you through the help we give them.
Direct your people, Lord, in the path of true life.
Help us to do what is right and good;
  let us seek you always with all our heart.
Direct your people, Lord, in the path of true life.
Forgive us for the times we have hurt other people, and failed to preserve the unity of your family;
  Lord, have mercy on us.
Direct your people, Lord, in the path of true life.

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.

Convérte nos, Deus, salutáris noster et, ut nobis opus quadragesimále profíciat, mentes nostras cæléstibus ínstrue disciplínis.
Per Dóminum nostrum Iesum Christum, Fílium tuum,
qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti, Deus,
per ómnia sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Turn our hearts back to you, God our Saviour;
  form us by your heavenly teaching,
  so that we may truly profit by our Lenten observance.
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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