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The Invitatory and Psalter

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

All stand.

Officiant:

Lord, open our lips.

People:

And our mouth shall proclaim your praise.

Officiant and People:

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.

Except in Lent, add Alleluia.

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

In Advent

Our King and Savior now draws near:
Come let us adore him.

In Christmas Season

Alleluia. To us a child is born:
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 has shown forth his glory:
Come let us adore him.

In Lent

The Lord is full of compassion and mercy:
Come let us adore him.

From Easter Day until the Ascension

Alleluia. The Lord is risen indeed:
Come let us adore him. Alleluia.

Daily Morning Prayer: Rite Two

Alleluia. Christ the Lord has ascended into heaven:
Come let us adore him. Alleluia.

On the Day of Pentecost

Alleluia. The Spirit of the Lord renews the face of the earth:
Come let us adore him. Alleluia.

On Trinity Sunday

Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, one God:
Come let us adore him.

On other Sundays and weekdays

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

Or this:

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness:
Come let us adore him.

Or this:

The mercy of the Lord is everlasting:
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:
Come let us adore him. [Alleluia.]

On All Saints' Day and Other Major Saints' Days

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

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