Daily Archives: 6 October 2007

GILH 84-92: Night Prayer

We come to the last of the hours to be discussed: Compline. 84. Night prayer is the last prayer of the day, said before retiring, even if that is after midnight. 85. Night prayer begins like the other hours, with … Continue reading

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CitE* Watch: Cardinal Pell

This one’s a very interesting speculation: that Irish bookmakers rate Cardinal Pell as a 10-1 shot to take the Westminster see. Even among an episcopacy steeped in careerism, I find it hard to fathom moving a cardinal archbishop unless he … Continue reading

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GILH 79-83: Structure of the Daytime Hours

The daytime hours include a core of psalmody as do the other hours. However, to the format of hymn, psalms, and reading is added only a minimal introduction, response, concluding prayer and acclamation: 79. The daytime hours begin with the … Continue reading

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