Tag Archives: Liturgy of the Hours

QUAERITUR: clerics fulfilling office obligation with older Office in vernacular

From a priest reader:
I’m a priest and religious and I’ve wanted to pray the psalter in the traditional way for a long time and while clearing out our library I came across a Breviary in English from 1964, an … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Do laypeople pray “liturgically” when praying the office?

From a reader comes a question worthy of discussion (my emphases and comments):
I was at a conference in the Winter in which the speaker was delivering a lecture on praying the Liturgy of the Hours and its connection to the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: What form of the Office should a lay person use?

From a reader:
I am hoping to acquire a set of books for saying the office. Looking at the Latin options, there seems to be the Liturgiam Horarium, and the Brevarium Romanum (PPXII and Monastic Use). Which of these three would … Continue reading

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POLL ALERT! This is a nice one!

ACTION ITEM for WDTPRSer LAY PEOPLE!
It is nice to be able to give a good poll some visibility.
Over at NLM I saw a worthy poll offered to lay people about whether or not you pray the Liturgy of the Hours, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Martyrology and the Liturgy of the Hours

From a reader:
Can you talk a bit about how to integrate the Martyrology into Lauds in the Ordinary Form?  As I understand it, it can be inserted after the Collect and before the dismissal.  Connected to this, why does the … Continue reading

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