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Divine Office for Laymen, Resources

This is the conclusion of a 3 part series – (Part 1 and Part 2) To pray the Divine Office you need to access it somehow. What books should you buy? How do you use them? This is an overview of … Continue reading

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A Layman’s introduction to the divine office: part 2

This is largely a follow up of the initial post, on the Divine Office for Laymen, I wrote way, way back during Lent. I feel that the Divine Office is a lost treasure and am trying to present it in as clear … Continue reading

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The Fifth Penitential Psalm

Is Psalm 101(102) Domine, exaudi. Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my crying come unto thee. Hide not thy face from me in the time of my trouble; incline thine ear unto me when I call. O hear me, … Continue reading

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The Second Penitential Psalm

The Second Penitential Psalm is Psalm 31 (32) Beati, quorum.   Blessed is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven, & whos sin is covered. Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth no sin, and in whose spirit there is … Continue reading

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The First Penitential Psalm

I wrote about the Penitential Psalm’s last year. I will be posting them randomly, one at a time, over the next couple of weeks. With audio/video of them being sung. The First Penitential psalm is psalm 6. Domine, ne in furore.  (psalm 6 … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Divine Office, for Laymen: part 1

I suggested in my pre-lent posting possibly taking up part of the “divine office”. What is it anyway? This is intended as a sort of introduction. In general, the Divine Office is a series of liturgical prayers which take place … Continue reading

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Vespers

A while ago I mentioned a vespers booklet I was putting together. Well here it is feel free to use it. All the typesetting was done by me. Other details are on the cover page. Feed back would be appreciated, … Continue reading

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