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Tuesday 21 March 2017    (other days)
Tuesday of the 3rd week of Lent 

Morning Prayer (Lauds)

If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm.


INTRODUCTION
Deus, in adiutórium meum inténde.
  Dómine, ad adiuvándum me festína.
Glória Patri et Fílio*
  et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
  et in sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
INTRODUCTION
O God, come to our aid.
  O Lord, make haste to help us.
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.

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
Lord, who throughout these forty days
For us didst fast and pray,
Teach us with thee to mourn our sins,
And close by thee to stay.
As thou with Satan didst contend,
And didst the victory win,
O give us strength in thee to fight,
In thee to conquer sin.
As thirst and hunger thou didst bear,
So teach us, gracious Lord,
To die to self, and daily live
By thy most holy word.
And through these days of penitence,
And through thy Passiontide,
Yea, evermore, in life and death,
Jesus, with us abide.

Ps 84:2-14
Propinqua est salus nostra

In terram delapso Salvatore nostro, benedixit Deus terram suam” (Origenes).

Benedixísti, Dómine, terram tuam; remisísti iniquitátem plebis tuæ.
2Complacuísti tibi, Dómine, in terra tua,*
  convertísti captivitátem Iacob.
3Remisísti iniquitátem plebis tuæ,*
  operuísti ómnia peccáta eórum.
4Contraxísti omnem iram tuam,*
  revertísti a furóre indignatiónis tuæ.
5Convérte nos, Deus, salutáris noster,*
  et avérte iram tuam a nobis.
6Numquid in ætérnum irascéris nobis*
  aut exténdes iram tuam a generatióne in generatiónem?
7Nonne tu convérsus vivificábis nos,*
  et plebs tua lætábitur in te?
8Osténde nobis, Dómine, misericórdiam tuam*
  et salutáre tuum da nobis.
9Audiam, quid loquátur Dóminus Deus,†
  quóniam loquétur pacem ad plebem suam et sanctos suos*
  et ad eos, qui convertúntur corde.
10Vere prope timéntes eum salutáre ipsíus,*
  ut inhábitet glória in terra nostra.
11Misericórdia et véritas obviavérunt sibi,*
  iustítia et pax osculátæ sunt.
12Véritas de terra orta est,*
  et iustítia de cælo prospéxit.
13Etenim Dóminus dabit benignitátem,*
  et terra nostra dabit fructum suum.
14Iustítia ante eum ambulábit,*
  et ponet in via gressus suos.
Glória Patri et Fílio*
  et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
  et in sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Benedixísti, Dómine, terram tuam; remisísti iniquitátem plebis tuæ.
Psalm 84 (85)
Our salvation is very near
Lord, you blessed your land; you forgave the guilt of your people.
You looked kindly, O Lord, on your land:
  you ended the captivity of Jacob.
You forgave your people’s unrighteousness
  and covered over their sins.
You reined back all of your anger
  and renounced your indignant fury.
Rescue us, God, our saviour,
  and turn your anger away from us.
Do not be angry for ever
 – or will you let your wrath last from one generation to the next?
Surely you will turn round and give us life
 – so that your people can rejoice in you?
Show us, Lord, your kindness
  and give us your salvation.
I will listen to whatever the Lord God tells me,
  for he will speak peace to his people and his chosen ones,
  and to those who repent in their hearts.
Truly his salvation is close to those who fear him,
  so that glory may dwell in our land.
Kindness and faithfulness have met together,
  justice and peace have kissed.
Faithfulness has sprung from the earth,
  and justice has looked down from heaven.
Truly the Lord will give generously,
  and our land will be fruitful.
Justice will walk before him
  and place its footsteps on his path.
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, you blessed your land; you forgave the guilt of your people.

Canticum
Is 26:1-4,7-9,12
Hymnus post victoriam de hostibus

Murus civitatis habet fundamenta duodecim” (Cf. Ap 21, 14).

Anima mea desiderávit te in nocte, de mane vígilans ad te.
1Urbs fortis nobis in salútem;*
  pósuit muros et antemurále.
2Aperíte portas, et ingrediátur gens iusta,*
  quæ servat fidem.
3Propósitum eius est firmum;*
  servábis pacem, quia in te sperávit.
4Speráte in Dóminum in sǽculis ætérnis,*
  Dóminus est petra ætérna.
7Sémita iusti recta est;*
  rectum callem iusti complánas.
8Et in sémita iudiciórum tuórum, Dómine, sperávimus in te;*
  ad nomen tuum et ad memoriále tuum desidérium ánimæ.
9Anima mea desíderat te in nocte,*
  sed et spíritu meo in præcórdiis meis te quæro.
Cum resplendúerint iudícia tua in terra,*
  iustítiam discent habitatóres orbis.
12Dómine, dabis pacem nobis;*
  ómnia enim ópera nostra operátus es nobis.
Glória Patri et Fílio*
  et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
  et in sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Anima mea desiderávit te in nocte, de mane vígilans ad te.
CanticleIsaiah 26
Thanksgiving for victory
At night my soul longs for you; I watch for you at daybreak.
The city is ours,
  with its walls and ramparts,
  a refuge and stronghold.
Open the gates, let the just people enter,
  the nation that keeps faith.
The agreement is made: you will keep peace,
  for peace is entrusted to you.
Trust in the Lord for all ages,
  for the Lord is your strength for ever.
The way of the just is straight;
  you smooth the straight path of the just.
As we follow the path of your judgements,
  we put all our trust in you, Lord.
Our soul’s one desire
  is your name and your memory.
My soul longs for you at night,
  my desire for you leaves me breathless.
When your judgements shine out on the earth –
  then the peoples of the world will know your justice.
Lord, you will give us peace,
  for all you have done, you did for us.
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.
At night my soul longs for you; I watch for you at daybreak.

Psalmus 66 (67)
Omnes gentes Domino confiteantur

Notum sit vobis quoniam gentibus missum est hoc salutare Dei” (Act 28, 28).

Illúmina, Dómine, vultum tuum super nos.
2Deus misereátur nostri et benedícat nobis;*
  illúminet vultum suum super nos,
3ut cognoscátur in terra via tua,*
  in ómnibus géntibus salutáre tuum.
4Confiteántur tibi pópuli, Deus;*
  confiteántur tibi pópuli omnes.
5Læténtur et exsúltent gentes,†
  quóniam iúdicas pópulos in æquitáte*
  et gentes in terra dírigis.
6Confiteántur tibi pópuli, Deus,*
  confiteántur tibi pópuli omnes.
7Terra dedit fructum suum;*
  benedícat nos Deus, Deus noster,
8benedícat nos Deus,*
  et métuant eum omnes fines terræ.
Glória Patri et Fílio*
  et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
  et in sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Illúmina, Dómine, vultum tuum super nos.
Psalm 66 (67)
All peoples, praise the Lord
Lord, let your face shed its light upon us.
O God, take pity on us and bless us,
  and let your face shine upon us,
so that your ways may be known across the world,
  and all nations learn of your salvation.
Let the peoples praise you, O God,
  let all the peoples praise you.
Let the nations be glad and rejoice,
  for you judge the peoples with fairness
  and you guide the nations of the earth.
Let the peoples praise you, O God,
  let all the peoples praise you.
The earth has produced its harvest:
  may God, our God, bless us.
May God bless us,
  may the whole world revere him.
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, let your face shed its light upon us.

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
Non dico tibi, Petre, ut dimíttas sépties, sed usque septuágies sépties, dicit Dóminus.
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.
Non dico tibi, Petre, ut dimíttas sépties, sed usque septuágies sépties, dicit Dóminus.
CanticleBenedictus
The Messiah and his forerunner
Peter, I do not tell you to forgive seven times, but seventy times seven, said the Lord.
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.
Peter, I do not tell you to forgive seven times, but seventy times seven, said the Lord.

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.

Grátia tua ne nos, quǽsumus, Dómine, derelínquat, quæ et sacræ nos déditos fáciat servitúti, et tuam nobis opem semper acquírat.
Per Dóminum nostrum Iesum Christum, Fílium tuum,
qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti, Deus,
per ómnia sǽcula sæculórum.
Amen.
Do not withdraw your grace from us, Lord:
  by it alone we can give ourselves wholly to your service
  and obtain your help in our every need.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
  who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
  one God, for ever and ever.

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

AMEN

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