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Sacrosanctum Concilium 86

The council suggests that the Divine Office is the cornerstone of the spiritual life of the clergy. The one hang-up I see is the heavy expectation placed on a communal monastic format transferred to what is, for most priests, a … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 85

A bit of affirmation for those who do pray the Hours: Hence all who render this service are not only fulfilling a duty of the Church, but also are sharing in the greatest honor of Christ’s spouse, for by offering … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 83

Sacrosanctum Concilium devotes Chapter IV, the next nineteen sections to “The Divine Office,” or the Liturgy of the Hours. Let me preface these next 19 posts by saying the reform of the Office is conceded as one of the big … Continue reading

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