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Evening Prayer for Tuesday in the 13th week of Ordinary Time or First Martyrs of the Church of Rome


Ribbon Placement:
Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III:
Ordinary: 668
All from the Psalter: Tuesday, Week I, 738

Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV:
Ordinary: 632
All from the Psalter: Tuesday, Week I, 702

Christian Prayer (single volume)
Ordinary: 694
All from the Psalter: Tuesday, Week I, 734

Evening Prayer for Tuesday in Ordinary Time

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.


Earth's mighty Maker, whose command
raised from the sea the solid land,
and drove each billowy heap away,
and bade the earth stand firm for aye.

That so, with flowers of golden hue,
the seeds of each it might renew;
and fruit trees bearing fruit might yield--
and pleasant pasture of the field;

Our spirit's rankling wounds efface
with dewy freshness of thy grace:
that grief may cleanse each deed of ill,
and o'er each lust may triumph still.

Let every soul thy law obey,
and keep from every evil way;
rejoice each promised good to win
and flee from every mortal sin.

O Father, that we ask be done,
through Jesus Christ, thine only Son;
who, with the Holy Ghost and thee,
doth live and reign eternally. Amen.

𝄞"Earth's Mighty Maker, Whose Command" by Rebecca Hincke • Title: Earth's Mighty Maker, Whose Command; Text: Telluris ingens Conditor; 5th-6th c; Tr Anon; Tune: Chant, Mode D; Lumen Christi Hymnal; Artist: Rebecca Hincke; Recording copyright 2016 by Surgeworks, Inc.


Ant. 1 God has crowned his Christ with victory.

Psalm 20
A prayer for the king’s victory

Whoever calls upon the name of the Lord will be saved (Acts 2:21).

May the Lord answer in time of trial;
may the name of Jacob’s God protect you.

May he send you help from his shrine
and give you support from Zion.
May he remember all your offerings
and receive your sacrifice with favor.

May he give you your heart’s desire
and fulfill every one of your plans.
May we ring out our joy at your victory
and rejoice in the name of our God.
May the Lord grant all your prayers.

I am sure now that the Lord
will give victory to his anointed,
will reply from his holy heaven
with the mighty victory of his hand.

Some trust in chariots or horses,
but we in the name of the Lord.
They will collapse and fall,
but we shall hold and stand firm.

Give victory to the king, O Lord,
give answer on the day we call.

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.


Lord, you accepted the perfect sacrifice of your Son upon the cross. Hear us during times of trouble and protect us by the power of his name, that we who share his struggle on earth may merit a share in his victory.

Ant. God has crowned his Christ with victory.

Ant. 2 We celebrate your mighty works with songs of praise, O Lord.

Psalm 21
Thanksgiving for the king’s victory

He accepted life that he might rise and live for ever (Saint Hilary).

O Lord, your strength gives joy to the king;
how your saving help makes him glad!
You have granted him his heart’s desire;
you have not refused the prayer of his lips.

You came to meet him with the blessings of success,
you have set on his head a crown of pure gold.
He asked you for life and this you have given,
days that will last from age to age.

Your saving help has given him glory.
You have laid upon him majesty and splendor,
you have granted your blessings to him for ever.
You have made him rejoice with the joy of your presence.

The king has put his trust in the Lord:
through the mercy of the Most High he shall stand firm.
O Lord, arise in your strength,
we shall sing and praise your power.

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.


Father, you have given us life on this earth and have met us with the grace of redemption. Bestow your greatest blessing on us, the fullness of eternal life.

Ant. We celebrate your mighty works with songs of praise, O Lord.

Ant. 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
men of every race and tongue,
of every people and nation.

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

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

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.

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

READING 1 John 3:1a, 2

See what love the Father has bestowed on us in letting us be called children of God! Yet that is what we are. Dearly beloved, we are God’s children now; what we shall later be has not yet come to light. We know that when it comes to light we shall be like him for we shall see him as he is.

Sacred Silence (indicated by a bell) – a moment to reflect and receive in our hearts the full resonance of the voice of the Holy Spirit and to unite our personal prayer more closely with the word of God and public voice of the Church.


Through all eternity, O Lord, your promise stands unshaken.
Through all eternity, O Lord, your promise stands unshaken.

Your 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.


Ant. My spirit rejoices in God my Savior.

Luke 1:46-55
The soul rejoices in the Lord

My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord,
my spirit rejoices in God my Savior
for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant.

From this day all generations will call me blessed:
the Almighty has done great things for me,
and holy is his Name.

He has mercy on those who fear him
in every generation.

He has shown the strength of his arm,
he has scattered the proud in their conceit.

He has cast down the mighty from their thrones,
and has lifted up the lowly.

He has filled the hungry with good things,
and the rich he has sent away empty.

He has come to the help of his servant Israel
for he has remembered his promise of mercy,
the promise he made to our fathers,
to Abraham and his children for ever.

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.

Ant. My spirit rejoices in God my Savior.


Let us praise Christ the Lord, who lives among us, the people he redeemed, and let us say:
Lord, hear our prayer.

Lord, king and ruler of nations, be with all your people and their governments,
inspire them to pursue the good of all according to your law.
Lord, hear our prayer.

You made captive our captivity, to our brothers who are enduring bodily or spiritual chains,
grant the freedom of the sons of God.
Lord, hear our prayer.

May our young people be concerned with remaining blameless in your sight,
and may they generously follow your call.
Lord, hear our prayer.

May our children imitate your example,
and grow in wisdom and grace.
Lord, hear our prayer.

Accept our dead brothers and sisters into your eternal kingdom,
where we hope to reign with you.
Lord, hear our prayer.

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.

Concluding Prayer

Almighty God,
we give you thanks
for bringing us safely
to this evening hour.
May this lifting up of our hands in prayer
be a sacrifice pleasing in your sight.
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.

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51 thoughts on “Evening Prayer

  1. Thank You LORD for all that You have done for us.
    Thank You LORD for Your caring for us and keeping us safe..

    LORD have mercy on us all.
    All praise be sung unto our GOD.

  2. Blessed Mother, just as our priests kiss the altar at Mass – like Mary Magdalene, may we all kiss your Son’s foot with our life. Grant that with each opportunity the Lord sends, that our response is loving service to all.

  3. Thank You LORD for keeping us safe and dry this stormy and rainy day. Thank you to the Divine Office Ministry for
    continueing this site. May GOD Bless all of you for this.
    this helps a lot of us with praying these daily prayers.

  4. Thanks Lord for choosing me. At this evening hour you shown your unending love for your children. May your love remain and lead us to everlasting peace. Through Christ our Lord. Amen. Thank you Lord for your mercy and grace.

  5. Dear Lord Jesus, please give me strength & help me manage my time efficiently that I may fulfill all my duties conscientiously & with great love & patience thru the intercession of Mother Mary & St. Joseph, amen!

  6. Let us pray for peace and unity in the world and and in each human heart. We pray for the sick, the poor the homeless, and all those who are in need of our prayers at this time. For them we pray. Lord hear our prayer.

  7. Thank You LORD for this nice day and the Blessings that You have bestowed upon us all…
    Lord continue to guide us down the path of Holiness so that we may do GOD”s will. and follow all of GOD”s Commandments.
    LORD Please change the people of our nation so that we can return to normal living in the USA. and we can ave peace in the USA and return to be more Christian… Thank You. May GOD Bless the Peace Makers.

  8. Thank you so much for this prayer site. It truly relates to what is happening now in our world, I am so distressed and worried for us and especially for my grandchildren. I pray they grow up in a safe and religious society at peace with our Lord. I pray for our President who works tirelessly to save us for the evil that is surrounding us. Give him wisdom and knowledge to do what is right according to the will of God. Reading this liturgy really comforts me and many. God bless all of you. Amen

    • I pray that politics are kept out of this site. Please find it that the Archibishop of Washington said today about how Trump used religion for his personal use.

      • I thought that Archbishop Gregory’s remarks were both uncharitable and unhelpful today.

      • Let’s pray for those bishops and pastors who are more
        in tune with politics and political correctness than
        saving souls; who are more vocal when it comes to the environment and social justice than religious freedom, sanctity of life, and morality;

    • Pray for us Blessed Mother, our families our
      Children to be in the light of Jesus Christ,
      And all your children in the world , dear
      Mary intercede for us, with the Angels and Saints,
      this times of tribulations..

  9. Our Lady of Lourdes, pray for us! May you intercede for us with your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, to bring healing for each of us in body, mind, spirit and in all of our relationships, in our Church, and our world. Amen.

  10. Our Lady of Lourdes pray for us sinners now and the hour of our death. And thank you for all the graces we obtain through your intercession. St. Bernadette pray for us.

  11. Let us give Praise, honor and glory to our GOD.
    Thank You LORD for all the blessings You have bestowed on us all.
    LORD have Mercy on us and give us the Graces and love to share with others.

  12. Thank you , thank you, thank you. I love you May God continue to increase our faith and love for him every little second of the day.

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