Divine Office includes everything for the Hours of Sunday Lauds, Prime, Sext, Vespers, and Compline; Prime, Sext, and Compline for each other day of the week. Individually shrink-wrapped. Latin pronunciation guide bookmarker included.
Officium Divinum: What does it gain a man to have his whole life perfectly organized but to lose his soul? It’s so easy to lose sight of God in our busy world. But the Church gave us the answer from the very beginning when she structured her official prayer around a framework of the psalms prayed eight times a day so that within one week, all 150 psalms are said.
Prayers for all hours: Here you have the most critical hours of the Divine Office for the layman in the world. Prime is the perfect Morning Prayer, Compline the perfect night prayer, and Sext is for the middle of the day.
Join your voice with the Church and her members: This is better than private prayer; it’s the prayer of the entire Mystical Body because you pray with one heart with the millions of other clerics, religious and laymen around the world who have prayed and are praying these exact same prayers, AND because you adopt the intentions of the psalmist as you pray.
A Better Participation on the Liturgy: When understood correctly (this edition has a short explanation preceding each psalm), these are the intentions for which Holy Mother Church wants us to pray for ourselves, for the Church and for all the members of the Mystical Body of Christ. Our Lord, our Lady, and the Saints prayed these psalms.
Divine Office Includes
-An 11-page Introduction explaining the Divine Office and how to pray it, including guidelines on how to interpret the psalms in a Catholic manner
-Table of Contents
-The prayers to be said before and after reciting the Divine Office
-Melodies in Gregorian notation for those who chant the office in common.
-In timeless Latin with parallel English translations.
-Beautiful edition with sewn binding
-Black text with rubrics in red
Divine Office Table of Contents
PRAYER BEFORE THE DIVINE OFFICE
TONES FOR COMPLINE HYMN “TE LUCIS”
1. Ordinary Sundays, Second and Third Class Feasts
2. Solemn Feasts, First Class Feasts
3. Ferias from January 14 to Lent and after Pentecost
4. During Advent
5. Season of the Nativity, Feast of Corpus Christi
6. Epiphany and Octave
9. Paschaltide (Except Feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
10. Feast of the Ascencion until Pentecost
11. Feast of Pentecost and Octave
12. Feast of the Sacred Heart
13. August 6: Transfiguration
14. Feast of Christ the King
15. September 15: Feast of the Seven Sorrows
16. Other Feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary
17. Feast of the Holy Family
APPENDIX A: COMPLINE-PASCHALTIDE TONES
APPENDIX B: COMPLINE FOR EASTER WEEK
APPENDIX C: COMPLINE FOR ALL SOULS’ DAY
APPENDIX D: COMPLINE FOR HOLY THURSDAY AND GOOD FRIDAY
APPENDIX E: GENERAL RUBRICS
PRAYER AFTER THE DIVINE OFFICE
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