Daily Archives: 4 October 2007

GILH 60-69: Structure of the Office of Readings

The OoR begins as Morning or Evening Prayer would start: 60. If the office of readings is said before morning prayer, the invitatory precedes it, as noted (nos. 34-36). Otherwise it begins with the verse, God, come to my assistance … Continue reading

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They sent me a sample magazine and assorted literature urging me to join, donate, and what-not. I don’t think they’ve read my blog. I did spend some time with Michael P. Foley’s analysis of Summorum Pontificum and I came away … Continue reading

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Russians Mark Anniversary

Space enthusiasts do too. It was fifty years ago that the first artificial satellite of the Earth was launched by human beings. Here’s a replica in the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum: Credit: Eric Long/National Air and Space Museum.

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GILH 56-59: More On The Office of Readings

The great doctor Ambrose counsels the link of prayer with Scripture reading, thus we have the genesis of Biblical reading and reflection as a component of the Hours: 56. But prayer should accompany “the reading of sacred Scripture so that … Continue reading

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