Daily Offices for Monday of Holy Week

—Monday—

 

 

MORNING PRAYER

 

OPENING SENTENCES O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall proclaim your praise. When Jesus saw Jerusalem, he wept over it.  If only we had known the way to peace!

 

PSALM  119:73-80 & 145

 

SCRIPTURE READING Jeremiah 11:18-20; 12:1-16 (17)

 

CANTICLE  Canticle of Zechariah (Luke 1:68-79)

 

THANKSGIVING AND INTERCESSION Satisfy us with your love in the morning, and we will live this day in joy and praise. Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession are offered, followed by the concluding collect: Eternal God, give us such grace and generosity that this day we may bring your love and peace and joy  to the lonely, the troubled, the grieving. Help us by your Spirit to recognize your presence with us throughout the day, that we may do what is good in the name of Jesus Christ, our Redeemer. Amen.

 

LORD’S PRAYER

 

HYMN OR SPIRITUAL

 

DISMISSAL May we continue to grow in the grace and knowledge  of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Amen. Bless the Lord. The Lord’s name be praised.

 

 

MIDDAY PRAYER

 

OPENING SENTENCES From the rising of the sun to its setting let the name of the Lord be praised.

 

PSALM 19:1-6

 

SCRIPTURE READING Philippians 3:1-14

 

THANKSGIVING AND INTERCESSION I will call upon God, and the Lord will answer me.  Evening, morning, and at noon I offer my prayers, and the Lord will hear my voice.  Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession are offered, followed by the concluding collect: Blessed Savior, at this hour you hung upon the cross, stretching out your loving arms. Grant that all the peoples of the earth may be drawn to your redeeming love; for your kingdom’s sake. Amen.

 

LORD’S PRAYER

 

CANTICLE Gloria in Excelsis (Luke 2:14)

 

DISMISSAL May we continue to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Amen. Bless the Lord. The Lord’s name be praised.

 

EVENING PRAYER

 

OPENING SENTENCES O God, come to our assistance.

O Lord, hasten to help us. Jesus drove the merchants out of the temple.

As it is written in the scriptures, God said: My temple will be called a house of prayer, but you are making it a den of thieves.

 

PSALM 121 & 6

 

SCRIPTURE READING John 12:9-19

 

CANTICLE Canticle of Mary (Luke 1:46-55)

 

THANKSGIVING AND INTERCESSION Receive my prayer as incense, O God, my uplifted hands as an evening sacrifice. Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession are offered, followed by the concluding collect: Loving God, fill us with a full measure of grace, that we may be agents of your love in this world. By the power of your Holy Spirit, sustain us in the struggle for peace and justice. Keep us constant in the service of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world. Amen.

 

LORD’S PRAYER

 

DISMISSAL May we continue to grow in the grace and knowledge  of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Amen. Bless the Lord. The Lord’s name be praised.