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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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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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Youth Vespers

A few weeks ago I posted a hymn I typeset and said I would explain later. While I don’t expect it likely that anyone is waiting with baited breath, I really shouldn’t have waited so long. It relates to a project … Continue reading

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O Blest Creator of the Light

I have typeset a translation of the vespers hymn Lucis Creator optime (attributed to St. Gregory the Great, 6th century) with its traditonal Gregorian melody (as in the 1934 Antiphonale  Monasticum). I’ll explain what this is about in a follow up … Continue reading

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