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Posts by Fr. Hunter Ruffin (Page 6)

Posts by Fr. Hunter Ruffin (Page 6)

Praying Advent: Day 19

Praise      Lauds (Traditional hour: dawn/waking up) Laudate, omnes gentes, laudate Dominum! [Sing praises, all people, sing praises to the Lord!] We greet the new day by praising the Creator. Opening: Praise the Lord, O my soul: Praise God’s holy name. Scripture Sing, O barren one who did not bear; burst into song and shout, you who have not been in labour!For the children of the desolate woman will be more than the children of her that is married, says the Lord.…

Praying Advent: Day 18

Praise      Lauds (Traditional hour: dawn/waking up) Laudate, omnes gentes, laudate Dominum! [Sing praises, all people, sing praises to the Lord!] We greet the new day by praising the Creator. Opening: Praise the Lord, O my soul: Praise God’s holy name. Scripture I am the Lord, and there is no other; besides me there is no god. I arm you, though you do not know me, so that they may know, from the rising of the sun and from the west,…

Praying Advent: Day 17

Praise      Lauds (Traditional hour: dawn/waking up) Laudate, omnes gentes, laudate Dominum! [Sing praises, all people, sing praises to the Lord!] We greet the new day by praising the Creator. Opening: Praise the Lord, O my soul: Praise God’s holy name. Scripture Ah, soiled, defiled, oppressing city! It has listened to no voice; it has accepted no correction.It has not trusted in the Lord; it has not drawn near to its God. At that time I will change the speech…

Praying Advent: Day 16

Praise      Lauds (Traditional hour: dawn/waking up) Laudate, omnes gentes, laudate Dominum! [Sing praises, all people, sing praises to the Lord!] We greet the new day by praising the Creator. Opening: Praise the Lord, O my soul: Praise God’s holy name. Scripture Balaam looked up and saw Israel camping tribe by tribe. Then the spirit of God came upon him, and he uttered his oracle, saying:‘The oracle of Balaam son of Beor, the oracle of the man whose eye is…

Praying Advent: Day 15

Praise      Lauds (Traditional hour: dawn/waking up) Laudate, omnes gentes, laudate Dominum! [Sing praises, all people, sing praises to the Lord!] We greet the new day by praising the Creator. Opening: Praise the Lord, O my soul: Praise God’s holy name. Scripture Sing aloud, O daughter Zion; shout, O Israel! Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter Jerusalem! The Lord has taken away the judgments against you, he has turned away your enemies. The king of Israel, the…

Praying Advent: Day 14

Praise      Lauds (Traditional hour: dawn/waking up) Laudate, omnes gentes, laudate Dominum! [Sing praises, all people, sing praises to the Lord!] We greet the new day by praising the Creator. Opening: Praise the Lord, O my soul: Praise God’s holy name. Scripture Then Elijah arose, a prophet like fire, and his word burned like a torch. He brought a famine upon them, and by his zeal he made them few in number. By the word of the Lord he shut…

Praying Advent: Day 13

Praise      Lauds (Traditional hour: dawn/waking up) Laudate, omnes gentes, laudate Dominum! [Sing praises, all people, sing praises to the Lord!] We greet the new day by praising the Creator. Opening: Praise the Lord, O my soul: Praise God’s holy name. Scripture Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel:I am the Lord your God, who teaches you for your own good, who leads you in the way you should go. O that you had paid attention to my commandments!…

Praying Advent: Day 12

Praise      Lauds (Traditional hour: dawn/waking up) Laudate, omnes gentes, laudate Dominum! [Sing praises, all people, sing praises to the Lord!] We greet the new day by praising the Creator. Opening: Praise the Lord, O my soul: Praise God’s holy name. Scripture For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand;it is I who say to you, ‘Do not fear, I will help you.’ Do not fear, you worm Jacob, you insect Israel!I will help you, says the Lord;…

Praying Advent: Day 11

Praise      Lauds (Traditional hour: dawn/waking up) Laudate, omnes gentes, laudate Dominum! [Sing praises, all people, sing praises to the Lord!] We greet the new day by praising the Creator. Opening: Praise the Lord, O my soul: Praise God’s holy name. Scripture To whom then will you compare me, or who is my equal? says the Holy One. Lift up your eyes on high and see: Who created these?He who brings out their host and numbers them, calling them all…

Praying Advent: Day 10

Praise      Lauds (Traditional hour: dawn/waking up) Laudate, omnes gentes, laudate Dominum! [Sing praises, all people, sing praises to the Lord!] We greet the new day by praising the Creator. Opening: Praise the Lord, O my soul: Praise God’s holy name. Scripture Alas for you who desire the day of the Lord! Why do you want the day of the Lord?It is darkness, not light;    as if someone fled from a lion, and was met by a bear;or went into the…

Praying Advent: Day 9

Praise      Lauds (Traditional hour: dawn/waking up) Laudate, omnes gentes, laudate Dominum! [Sing praises, all people, sing praises to the Lord!] We greet the new day by praising the Creator. Opening: Praise the Lord, O my soul: Praise God’s holy name. Scripture The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad, the desert shall rejoice and blossom;like the crocus it shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice with joy and singing.The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it, the majesty of…

Praying Advent: Day 8

Praise      Lauds (Traditional hour: dawn/waking up) Laudate, omnes gentes, laudate Dominum! [Sing praises, all people, sing praises to the Lord!] We greet the new day by praising the Creator. Opening: Praise the Lord, O my soul: Praise God’s holy name. Scripture Take off the garment of your sorrow and affliction, O Jerusalem, and put on forever the beauty of the glory from God. Put on the robe of the righteousness that comes from God; put on your head the…