Liturgy for Lent: Explaining the Pieces of The Daily Office (Supplemental Post)

Jason: Our conversation regarding prayer in the liturgical tradition went a bit longer than we anticipated. We felt there were some things we’d leave out if we kept the schedule we set in our initial post. Mike: In the previous posts, we decided not to break down each and every part of the Services of … Continue reading Liturgy for Lent: Explaining the Pieces of The Daily Office (Supplemental Post)

Liturgy for Lent: The Daily Office Continued

Praise Jason: You ended our last post mentioning that “we respond to the readings of Scripture with praise.”  Can you say more about what you mean by this? Mike: In Morning and Evening Prayer, we respond to God’s Word in Scripture with praise. The most repetitive form of praise in the Daily Office is the … Continue reading Liturgy for Lent: The Daily Office Continued

Liturgy for Lent: The Daily Office as Praying Through Scripture

Mike: Let’s talk about the Daily Office of Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer. In the first English Prayer Books, Matins (the ancient name for Morning Prayer) began on page one. Morning Prayer is where we start, again and again, the liturgical tradition. The services in the Anglican tradition are a simplification and combination of the … Continue reading Liturgy for Lent: The Daily Office as Praying Through Scripture