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 ...
The Liturgy of the Hours is the prayer of the whole church. ... It is a means of
extending this worship into the daily rhythms of life, a way of praising God and ...
Clergy and religious have a canonical obligation to pray the Liturgy of the Hours
as official representatives of the Church. Increasingly, the laity are also praying ...
... and private prayer that provides the structure and the defining character of
Benedictine life. ... The Sisters invite you to join them for the Liturgy of the Hours.
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 ...
Source for praying the Liturgy of the Hours. Once you have entered your time
zone and country, you can bookmark pages for daily prayer. (This site does not
“Since the Liturgy of the Hours is the means of sanctifying the day, the order of
prayer was revised so the canonical hours could more easily be related to the ...