Daily Office Tutorial

Fr. Ryan at Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi has put together a tutorial on how to do the Daily Office.

I thought this part was particularly amusing, and yes, I’ve had that experience.

Following the reading there should be a distinct pause to allow the reading to end and then is said, “The Word of the Lord.” To which is said “Thanks be to God,” as a response. Sometimes you’ll read a lesson that is unsettling in some way for which you don’t necessarily know if you want to thank the Lord for it or not! But remember, it is not for that specific reading that we thank the Lord, but for the reading of Scripture in general.


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