Divine Office Readings

Merry First Day of Christmas!Dear community,Here begins a series of small articles inspired by the theme of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” the English Christmas carol that enumerates in the manner of a cumulative song a series of increasingly grand gifts given on each of the twelve days of Christmas. [...]
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December 25The Nativity of the LordSolemnity“Do not be afraid! Our Father is patient, he loves us, he gives us Jesus to guide us on the way which leads to the promised land. Jesus is the light who brightens the darkness. He is our peace.” [1]Jesus Christ, Our Lord, is born. [...]
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Lord, open my lips.— And my mouth will proclaim your praise.Ant. Christ is born for us; come, let us adore him.Psalm 95Come, let us sing to the Lord and shout with joy to the Rock who saves us. Let us approach him with praise and thanksgiving and sing joyful [...]
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Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 All from Proper of Seasons: 399Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings.Office of Readings for the Solemnity of ChristmasGod, come to my assistance.— Lord, make haste to help me.Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the [...]
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Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 407 Psalter: Sunday, Week I, 688Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 144 Psalter: Sunday, Week I, 707Morning Prayer for the Solemnity of ChristmasGod, come to my assistance.— Lord, make haste to help me.Glory to the Father, [...]
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