The Foundation ..

The public nature of the Office in those days cannot be stressed enough. The death of the Office in the hearts of the people can be traced in no small part to the fact that in current Latin Catholic practice, priests pray it all but exclusively in private. It has devolved into a devotion to be read out of a book in between the parish council meeting and dinner; thus, it plays no part …


Read the entire article here: Modern Medievalism.

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I am an Anglican Catholic Priest, currently residing in Orvelte, the Netherlands.
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2 Responses to The Foundation ..

  1. Jim Hicks says:

    A well thought out article on the importance of the Daily Office. I am a “fan” of EWTN, devoting many hours each week to listening on radio or watching the TV network. As devoted as they are to traditional Catholic teaching, I find it strange the Daily Office is not offered. Mass is aired live each morning, with an encore at three other times. The Rosary is aired several times daily in several presentations. Yet not even one Hour is presented, not even on Sunday.

  2. Gene Miller says:

    Not a bad idea praying at least part of the Liturgy of the Hours.

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