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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liturgy_of_the_Hours

opening versicle or (for morning prayer) the invitatory; a hymn, composed by the Church; two psalms, or parts of psalms with a scriptural canticle. At Morning Prayer, this consists of a psalm of praise, a canticle from the Old Testament, followed by another psalm. At Evening Prayer this consists of two psalms, or one psalm ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vespers

The word comes from the Greek ἑσπέρα ("hespera") and the Latin vesper, meaning "evening". It is also referred to in the Anglican tradition as evening prayer or evensong. The term is also used in some Protestant denominations ( such as the Presbyterian Church and Seventh-day Adventists) to describe evening services.

www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgy-of-the-hours/vespers.cfm

Vespers (Evening Prayer). Vespers, also called Evening Prayer, is part of the Liturgy of the Hours, also known as the Divine Office. In the Liturgy of the Hours, the Church fulfills Jesus' command to "pray always" (Luke 18:1; see also 1 Thessalonians 5:17). Through this prayer, the people of God sanctify the day by continual ...

www.catholic.com/tract/common-catholic-prayers

While prayer is not a practice unique to Catholics, those prayers that are called " Catholic" are generally formulaic in nature. That is, the teaching Church sets before us how we ought to pray. Drawing from the words of Christ, the writings of Scripture and the saints, and the guidance of the Holy Spirit, she supplies us with  ...

divineoffice.org/liturgy-of-the-hours/how-to-pray-the-liturgy-of-the-hours

In the Roman Catholic Church priests are required by canon law to pray the entire Liturgy of the Hours each day while deacons are required to pray the morning and evening hours. The practice among religious communities varies according to their rules and constitutions. The Second Vatican Council also exhorted the ...

divineoffice.org

Welcome to the Divine Office Community! Dear Community,. We have been a ministry dedicated to bringing the Liturgy of the Hours to everyone everywhere for many years. We grew out of an RCIA Committee to become facilitators of thousands of people who pray together. We have dedicated more than 10 years in God's ...

www.episcopalchurch.org/library/glossary/vespers

The early evening office of prayer in the church. The term is from the Latin word for "evening." Lucernarium (lamp or lamp-lighting time) was an early name for vespers. Early Christians continued the Jewish custom of prayer at the time when daylight faded and the lamps were lit. The practice of Christian evening prayer dates ...

universalis.com/vespers.htm

In gladness and rejoicing they are brought. and led to the house of the king. Instead of your fathers you will have sons: you will make them rulers over all the world. I will remember your name. from generation to generation. And so your people will do you honour. for ever and for ever. Glory be to the Father and to the Son.

www.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_name_of_the_Evening_Prayer_of_the_Church

Vespers. Roman Catholic Answer Currently the Evening Prayer of the Church is called Evening prayeri by the Church and in the English translation of.