Liturgical Prayer

The Meaning of Faith

Posted on March 23, 2019
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The following is from the Book of Hebrews 11:1-16. It is a part of the Office of Readings for Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent. Only faith can guarantee the blessings that we hope for, or prove the...

Prayer is the light of the soul

Posted on March 16, 2019
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The following is from Homily 6 on Prayer written by Saint John Chrysostom (347 - 407 AD). It is a part of the Office of Readings for the Friday after Ash Wednesday. Prayer and converse with God is a supreme good...

And I Rejoiced In Them All

Posted on February 16, 2019
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Being assigned the task of Prayer Leader at the Mount means that you are responsible for the many details associated with the praying of the Liturgy of the Hours that day. There is music to select, there are readers to...

A Friend Who Is Always There

Posted on January 26, 2019
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To prepare for my next class I’ve been reading about the Liturgy of the Hours, a staple of Benedictine life, a work of the people. This prayer has been a part of my life for nearly twenty years and I still marvel at...

Ready, Set ... O Antiphons!

Posted on December 17, 2018
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An antiphon is a part of liturgy: a short sentence or verse, usually from Scripture, recited or sung before and after a canticle or psalm. There is a special collection of antiphons that appear only during the last...

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