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Liturgy of the Hours

(Liturgia Horarum)

4.83  ·  Rating details ·  294 ratings  ·  17 reviews

This fourth volume of the official English edition of the Divine Office, for use during Weeks 18-34 of Ordinary Time, contains the translation approved by the International Committee on English in the Liturgy. Includes the current ST. JOSEPH GUIDE FOR THE LITURGY OF THE HOURS (Product Code: 400/G) and INSERTS FOR THE LITURGY OF THE HOURS (Product Code 400/I). Additional co

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Published July 1st 1975 by Catholic Book Publishing Corp
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Thom Willis
Sep 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Never leave home without it.

I do wonder what exactly prompted the publishers of the current LotH to replace the standard chants with a wide variety of often-difficult-to-sing hymns, and why they packed it chock-full with unnecessary 'psalm-prayers' and appendices of stuff you never use. I have heard rumblings that the upcoming Vox Clara alterations will involve compelling publishers to stick closer to the Editio Typica.
Robert Patrick
Mar 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a four volume set used as a "lookup" for a prayer or prayers for the year; It is divided into sections; Advent(Christmas) Easter and ordinary(regular times of the year) It is not a"reading tool" unless you take say Easter and a part of the week in Easter and reflect on the days, prayers of the time spent; since I know this edition, I would without any hesitation recommend it; It comes in three styles; Leather, imitation leather, and paperback; you would be surprised as to the forgotten p ...more
Benjamin Vineyard
The Liturgy of the Hours (Book Review)

Notice the days, notice the hours, notice the presence of God.

These prayer books have kept me company and helped me attend to the presence of God for a while now. I'll keep them close.

While I'm Lutheran, I've benefited a great deal from this extended practice of prayer. I know this isn't everyone's thing, but I'm enjoying the time. I feel a correlation as well. When the days are measured with prayer, the days also carry more gratitude, more consideration o
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Karina
Mar 07, 2010 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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During the holy hour before the Blessed Sacrament I felt called to read more Psalms. Today I found out that morning prayers in the Liturgy of the Hours consist of psalms. Just seemed an interesting connection. I'd like that.
Joe
Apr 20, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I pray everyday the office,God is good
William Rabjohn
Mar 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Liturgy of the Hours is the official prayers of the Church. If you're a person who's prayer life has been mostly "personal relationship" conversation with God or "praying with the Bible", this is the next step in your prayer life. At first, the LOTH, smacks you right in the gut with "I'm not getting anything out of this." RIGHT! The LOTH takes you out of yourself and directs your attention to God. In time, the prayer transforms you and your life. Your relationship with God will change from " ...more
Joseph
Aug 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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So it's not a book you read, but what you pray with. Frankly, I'm kinda surprised that this has a GR entry, but I guess since Amazon sells it and they just kinda info dump it ended up in here.

This is the daily prayer book of the Church. Priests, deacons, and religious are required to use it and laity are encouraged to as well. Among other things, the practice gets one into a pattern of prayer allowing for deeper time with God.
C.
May 31, 2007 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: All Roman Catholics
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Enter the rhythm of daily prayer life in the Church with the Liturgy of Hours. Often this is done in community in parishes or shrines, but can also be prayed alone. Regardless this is the prayer of the Church, so when you do recite these prayers, you are uniting your voice with the voices of all those in the Church.
Helen
Aug 04, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am just awe struck by these volumes. We had to buy a second set so that we wouldn't have to keep passing it back and forth! They aren't cheap, so that tells you how I feel about them. I will be using these books for the rest of my life.
Terri Seger
Nov 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My day doesn't seem right unless I start it with the Liturgy of the Hours.
Leslie
Jun 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely love The Liturgy of the Hours and highly recommend these prayers, at a minimum the Office of Readings and Vespers to anyone wishing to deepen their spiritual life.
Zacaro Caro
An amazon prayer. There's an app for this also. The Devine office. Most expensive, but also the best.
Gary
Nov 13, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is an indispensable devotional gold mine.
Mike Hessenauer
Aug 03, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great source of prayer!
joseito
Apr 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
these are very good books very devotional much liturgy prayer for literally hours all year long
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Other books in the series

Liturgia Horarum (8 books)
  • Liturgy of the Hours (Vol. 1)
  • Liturgy of the Hours (Vol. 2)
  • Liturgy of the Hours (Vol. 3)
  • Liturgy of the Hours (Vol. 4)
  • The Divine Office, Vol. 1: Daily Prayer for Advent, Christmastide, and Weeks 1–9
  • The Divine Office, Vol. 2: Daily Prayer for Lent and Eastertide
  • The Divine Office, Vol. 3: Daily Prayer for Weeks 6–34 of the Church Year
  • The Office of Compline in Latin and English
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