Mostly in two columns, Latin and English. Various prayers and devoitons, for Mass, morning, evening, and at home. Sequences and hymns. English translation of the Proper of the Mass. Small illustrations of line art. Catechesis on the sacraments. Readable, large, bold, print. An extensive index. 832 pages.
This is the complete Liturgy of the Hours, the Divine Office, in four volumes. All four are in black, flexible, leather binding, for easier handling. With smyth sewn binding, this edition is durable and long-lasting. The covers and spines have gold inlay. The content of this edition is the same as the less expensive, vinyl bound edition. This black leather edition, however, with gilded page edges, is truly beautiful. It's well worth it.
This is the economical edition of the Liturgy of the Hours, the Divine Office, in four volumes. The covers of each volume are flexible vinyl. Each volume is a different color, for convenience. This is the complete office, including the office of readings, the daytime hours, morning prayer, compline, and evening prayer. This edition is brand new, never used.
With durable, flexible, leather binding, this is the finest edition available of the Liturgy of the Hours, the Divine Office. With gilded edges, extra large print, inlaid gold on the cover and spine, bound-in ribbons, and two-color type, the format makes daily prayer a delight. Each volume is a different color, for convenience. The set of four volumes comes in a sturdy slipcase, so your prayerbooks are protected. This is the official version of the Divine Office, approved by the bishops of the United States. With strong, smyth-sewn binding, this edition will last you for many years.
This is a commentary on the Liturgy of Hours, in general, and part-by-part. The appendix provides further information on reading the Bible, lectio divina, as well as a glossary.
Twelve promises to the Sacred Heart, Stations of the Cross, Rosary, etc. Convenient size: 5 x 2 1/2 inches.
This is the one-volume edition of the Liturgy of the Hours, including both Morning Prayer (Lauds) and Vespers (Evening Prayer) in the English language. Not included are music and the Office of Readings. This edition is very easy to read; the print is in extra large type (14 point), the same size used for Sunday readings in the Leaflet Missal missalette. This edtion has convenient ribbon markers; the volume is bound in flexible, maroon, simulated leather.
This is the daily prayer of a little-known bibical figure. It is a short prayer, in four parts from I Chornicles 4:10. The author explains in detail how many people have found this prayer to be an important part of their life of faith. He commends this prayer for use, every single day. This is a little book, only 100 pages, 6 1/2 x 5 inches; yet it is a book that has helped hundreds of thousands come closer to God.
This book is subtitled, "A Guide to the Prayerbook and the Synagogue Service." The first several chapters are titled, "The Quest for Spirituality," "To Feel at Home in the Synagogue: Knowing What to Do," "The Shemoneh Esreh/18 Blessings," "For the Sabbath and Festivals," "Kedushah and Other Additions," "The Shema and Its Blessings," "The Verses of Songs," and so on.
First published in 1888, this prayer book remained in use and was published again in 1916 and again in 1930. In addition to the Mass, Sunday Vespers is provided, also in Latin and English. Many devotions included in this book, as well as explanations of the sacraments. The Proper of Sunday Mass is included in English.
Plastic, spiral binding, so the book lies flat and can be read from easily. There are various ways to use this book. You may pray these services in your home icon corner. Or, with the help of your priest, you may adapt one or more of these offices (particularly matins or vespers) for weekday services in the church. A family may want to gather for vespers before dinner as a way to make the transition from workday to family evening. Or someone may find that his only time for prayer is during his lunch hour. At the beginning of each section is a more detailed explanation of how to pray that service.
A thorough study of the history of the Liturgy of the Hours, the Divine Office, throughout the world.
Private prayer services and religious customs, especially for use in the family, at home. Here is practical advice: on creating a prayerful setting. for involving all members of the family. on the use of symbols and stories. for emerging from prayer with a new sense of happiness.
Daily prayer, patterned after the Liturgy of the Hours, the Divine Office.
This is a collection of essays by prominent Carmelite scholars. From its origins around 1200, through the sixteenth century of Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross, and into the late nineteenth century with Therese of Lisieux, the Carmelite tradition has inspired thousands. The emphasis is on contemplative prayer, in the whole tradition. The editor, Keith J. Egan, teaches theology at St. Mary's College, Indiana.