Ordinary Time

WEEK III - TUESDAY

Evening Prayer
Psalter, Tuesday Week III

God, come to my assistance.
 - Lord, make haste to help me.
Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
 -  as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever.
Amen. Alleluia.


HYMN

The setting sun now dies away,
and darkness comes at close of day;
your brightest beams, dear Lord, impart,
and let them shine within our heart.

We praise your name with joy this night.
Please watch and guide us till the light;
Joining the music of the blest,
Oh lord, we sing ourselves to rest

To God the Father, God the Son,
And Holy Spirit, Three in One,
Trinity blest, whom we adore,
Be praise and glory evermore.
Text: Jam sol recedit igneus; Melody: Angelus; Midi: Cyberhymnal; Melody: Angelus L.M.


PSALMODY

Antiphon 1: The Lord surrounds his people with his strength.

Psalm 125
The Lord, guardian of his people
Peace to God's true Israel (Galatians 6:16)


Those who put their trust in the Lord
are like Mount Zion, that cannot be shaken,
that stands for ever.

Jerusalem! The mountains surround her,
so the Lord surrounds his people
both now and for ever.

For the scepter of the wicked shall not rest
over the land of the just
for fear that the hands of the just
should turn to evil.

Do good, Lord, to those who are good,
to the upright of heart;
but the crooked and those who do evil,
drive them away!

On Israel, peace! Glory...

Psalm Prayer: Surround your people, Lord, within the safety of your Church, which you preserve on its rock foundation. Do not let us stretch out our hands to evil deeds, nor be destroyed by the insidious snares of the enemy, but bring us to share the lot of the saints in light.

Antiphon 1 The Lord surrounds his people with his strength.


Antiphon 2 Unless you acquire the heart of a child, you cannot enter the kingdom of God.


Psalm 131
Childlike trust in God

Learn from me, for I am gentle and humble of heart. (Matthew 11:29)


O Lord, my heart is not proud
nor haughty my eyes.
I have not gone after things too great
nor marvels beyond me.

Truly I have set my soul
in silence and peace.
A weaned child on its mother's breast,
even so is my soul.

O Israel, hope in the Lord
both now and forever. Glory...

Psalm Prayer: Lord Jesus, gentle and humble of heart, you declared that whoever receives a little child in your name receives you, and you promised your kingdom to those who are like children. Never let pride reign in our hearts, but may the Fatherís compassion reward and embrace all who willingly bear your gentle yoke.

Antiphon 2 Unless you acquire the heart of a child, you cannot enter the kingdom of God.


Antiphon 3 Lord, you have made us a kingdom and priests for God our Father.

Canticle  -  Revelation 4:11;5-9,10,12
Redemption hymn

O Lord our God, you are worthy
to receive glory and honor and power,
for you have created all things;
by your will they came to be and were made.

Worthy are you, O Lord
to receive the scroll and break open its seals.

For you were slain;
with your blood you purchased for God
those from every tribe and tongue,
of every people and nation.

You made them a kingdom,
and priests to serve our God,
and they shall reign on earth."

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain
to receive power and riches,
wisdom and strength,
honor and glory and praise. Glory...

Antiphon 3 Lord, you have made us a kingdom and priests for God our Father.


READING     Romans 12:9-12
Let love be sincere; hate what is evil, hold on to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; anticipate one another in showing honor. Do not grow slack in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, endure in affliction, persevere in prayer.


RESPONSORY
Through all eternity, O Lord, your promise stands unshaken.
 - Through all eternity, O Lord, your promise stands unshaken.
You faithfulness will never fail.
 - your promise stands unshaken..
Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
 - Through all eternity, O Lord, your promise stands unshaken.


MAGNIFICAT
(Canticle of Mary)
Antiphon: My spirit rejoices in God my Savior.


INTERCESSIONS
God establishes his people in hope. Let us cry out to him with joy:

                 You are the hope of your people, Lord.

We thank you, Lord,
- because in Christ you have given us all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

O God, in your hands are the hearts of the powerful; bestow your wisdom upon government leaders,
- may they draw from the fountain of your counsel and please you in thought and deed.

The talents of artists reflect your splendor,
 - may their work give the world hope and joy.

You do not allow us to be tested beyond our ability,
 - strengthen the weak and raise up the fallen.

Through your Son you promised to raise men up on the Last Day,
- do not forget those who have died.


Our Father...


PRAYER
Lord,
may our evening prayer rise up to you.
and your blessing come down upon us.
May your help and salvation be ours
now and through all eternity.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.


May the Lord bless us, protect us from all evil and bring us to everlasting life. Amen.



The English translation of Psalm Responses, Alleluia Verses, Gospel Verses from Lectionary for Mass © 1969, 1981, 1997, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation (ICEL); the English translation of Antiphons, Invitatories, Responsories, Intercessions, Psalm 95, the Canticle of the Lamb, Psalm Prayers, Non-Biblical Readings from The Liturgy of the Hours © 1973, 1974, 1975, ICEL; excerpts from the English translation of The Roman Missal © 2010, ICEL. All rights reserved. Used with permission.



 
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