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The Invitatory and Psalter

From the Book of Divine Worship - The Daily Office - Daily Morning Prayer - Rite One

The Invitatory and Psalter

All stand.

Officiant:

O Lord, open thou our lips.

People:

And our mouth shall show forth thy praise.

Officiant and People:

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost:
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end. Amen.

Except in Lent, "Alleluia" is added

Then follows one of the Invitatory Psalms, Venite or Jubilate.

One of the following Antiphons may be sung or said with the Invitatory Psalm.

In Advent

Our King and Savior draweth nigh:
O come, let us adore him.

From Christmas until the Epiphany

Alleluia. Unto us a child is born:
O come, let us adore him. Alleluia.

From the Epiphany through the Baptism of Christ, and on the Feasts of the Transfiguration and Holy Cross

The Lord hath manifested forth his glory:
O come, let us adore him.

In Lent

The Lord is full of compassion and mercy:
O come, let us adore him.

From Easter Day until the Ascension

Alleluia. The Lord is risen indeed:
O come, let us adore him.
Alleluia.

From Ascension Day until the Day of Pentecost

Alleluia. Christ the Lord ascendeth into heaven:
O come, let us adore him. Alleluia.

On the Day of Pentecost

Alleluia. The Spirit of the Lord filleth the world:
O come, let us adore him. Alleluia.

On Trinity Sunday

Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, one God:
O come, let us adore him.

On other Sundays and Weekdays

The earth is the Lord's for he made it:
O come, let us adore him.

Or this:

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness:
O come, let us adore him.

Or this:

The mercy of the Lord is everlasting:
O come, let us adore him.

The Alleluias in the following Antiphons are used only in Easter Season.

On Feasts of the Incarnation

[Alleluia.] The Word was made flesh and dwelt among us:
O come, let us adore him. [Alleluia.]

On All Saints and other Major Saints' Days

[Alleluia.] The Lord is glorious in his saints:
O come, let us adore him. [Alleluia.]

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