Sext

Sext, or Sixth Hour, is a fixed time of prayer of the Divine Office of almost all the traditional Christian liturgies. It consists mainly of psalms and is said at noon. Its name comes from Latin and refers to the sixth hour of the day after dawn.

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Rerum Deus Tenax Vigor
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Sexting - Risks
... There are undoubtedly multiple risks when sending or receiving a sext, and these risks are something that often teens do not consider ... or think of legal or other consequences of receiving or sending sexts ... With sexts, such as pictures or videos being so accessible, it is inevitable that forms of bullying will occur in some way ...
None (liturgy) - Meaning and Symbolism of None
... Cyprian sees in the hours of Terce, Sext and None, which come after a lapse of three hours, an allusion to the Trinity ... by the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles Sext by the prayers of St ... John Cassian, who adopts the Cyprian interpretation for Terce and Sext, sees in the Hour of None the descent of Christ into hell ...
Sext - Eastern Christian Office
... During Great Lent a number of changes in the office take place ... On Monday through Friday, after the three fixed psalms, the Reader says a kathisma from the Psalter ...
Rector Potens, Verax Deus
... Rector Potens, Verax Deus is the name of the daily hymn for Sext in the Roman Breviary ... know, moreover, that the hymns for Vespers, Terce, and None (probably also the hymn for Sext) are his." Perhaps, however, Baudot refers to other hymns ascribed to the saint by Bäumer ... hymns for Terce and None affects equally that for Sext, none of the three being found in the oldest Benedictine cycle, while all three are found in the later Celtic cycle ...