The Liturgy of the Hours (Latin: Liturgia Horarum) or Divine Office (Latin: Officium
Divinum) or .... "Major" and "minor" hours were defined: The Officium lectionis, or
The Liturgy of the Hours is the prayer of the whole People of God. In it, Christ
himself “continues his priestly work through his Church.” His members participate
The Liturgy of the Hours, also known as the Divine Office or the Work of God ...
and spiritual masters at certain Hours, reveal more deeply the meaning of the ...
This liturgy of the hours or divine office, enriched by readings, is principally a
prayer ... Creator, as the devout people of every age have done by means of
Brief essay on the historical development of the Liturgy of the Hours. ... in virtue of
a Divine precept it means, in ecclesiastical language, certain prayers to be ...
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Acronyms, Wikipedia. Divine Office. n. The office of the breviary. American ...
What is the Liturgy of the Hours? “Seven times a day I praise you.” – Psalm 118(
119):164. The Lord has commanded us to pray without ceasing, and this is what
May 17, 2007 ... I was wondering if you could explain Liturgy of the Hours, Matins, praying the ....
As we know, “liturgy”, by its very definition, is communal prayer.
Vigils, the first prayer of the day, is derived from the Latin word for vigilare,
meaning to be watchful, vigilant, alert. Sung during the midnight hours, Vigils is ...
General Instruction of the Liturgy of the Hours This document explains the
importance and meaning of the Divine Office as well as how to recite it.