Divine Office – Liturgy of the Hours of the Roman Catholic Church (Breviary)

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Daily scripture readings, psalms, and prayers that follow in the ancient traditions of the Church yet made to feel contemporary through talented readers and remarkable music. Follow along using the session outlines at DivineOffice.org. From ancient times the Church has had the custom of celebrating each day the liturgy of the hours. In this way the Church fulfills the Lord's precept to pray without ceasing, at once offering praise to God the Father and interceding for the salvation of the world. For this expressed purpose, the recordings of the Hours presented here are intended to expand awareness of this...

Apr 15, Invitatory for Monday of the 3rd week of Easter
Today at 7:38 AM

Lord, open my lips.
β€” And my mouth will proclaim your praise.

Ant. The Lord is risen, alleluia.

Psalm 24

The Lord’s is the earth and its fullness,
the world and all its peoples.
It is he who set it on the seas;
on the waters he made it firm.

Ant. The Lord is risen, alleluia.

Who shall climb the mountain of the Lord?
Who shall stand in his holy place?
The man with clean hands and pure heart,
who desires not worthless thin...


Apr 15, Office of Readings for Monday of the 3rd week of Easter
Today at 7:28 AM

Ribbon Placement:
Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II:
Ordinary: 1045
Proper of Seasons: 702
Psalter: Monday, Week III, 1379

Office of Readings for Monday in Week 3 of Easter

God, come to my assistance.
β€” Lord, make haste to help me.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
β€” as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Alleluia.

HYMN

Most ancient of all mysteries,
before your throne we lie;
have mercy now, most merciful,
most...


Apr 15, Morning Prayer for Monday of the 3rd week of Easter
Today at 7:18 AM

Ribbon Placement:
Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II:
Ordinary: 1049
Proper of Seasons: 706
Psalter: Monday, Week III, 1382

Christian Prayer:
Ordinary: 689
Proper of Seasons: 476
Psalter: Monday, Week III, 867

Morning Prayer for Monday in Week 3 of Easter

God, come to my assistance.
β€” Lord, make haste to help me.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
β€” as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Alleluia.

HYMN

Blessing and honor and glor...


Apr 15, Midmorning Prayer for Monday of the 3rd week of Easter
Today at 7:08 AM

Ribbon Placement:
Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II:
Ordinary: 1054
Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning)
Proper of Seasons: 707 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer)

Midmorning Prayer for Monday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Complementary Psalmody

God, come to my assistance.
β€” Lord, make haste to help me.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
β€” as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Alleluia.

HYMN

According to Thy gracious word,
In meek humility,
This will I do...


Apr 15, Midday Prayer for Monday of the 3rd week of Easter
Today at 6:58 AM

Ribbon Placement:
Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II:
Ordinary: 1054
Proper of Seasons: 708
Psalter: Monday, Week III, 1388

Midday Prayer for Monday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody

God, come to my assistance.
β€” Lord, make haste to help me.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
β€” as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Alleluia.

HYMN

Almighty Ruler, God of Truth,
Who guide and master all,
The rays with whic...


Apr 15, Midafternoon Prayer for Monday of the 3rd week of Easter
Today at 6:48 AM

Ribbon Placement:
Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II:
Ordinary: 1054
Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon)
Proper of Seasons: 708 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer)

Midafternoon Prayer for Monday in Week 3 of Easter, using Complementary Psalmody

God, come to my assistance.
β€” Lord, make haste to help me.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
β€” as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Alleluia.

HYMN

O God, creation’s secret force,
Thyself unmoved, all motion’s source,
Wh...


Apr 15, Evening Prayer for Monday of the 3rd week of Easter
Today at 6:38 AM

Ribbon Placement:
Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II:
Ordinary: 1064
Proper of Seasons: 708
Psalter: Monday, Week III, 1391

Christian Prayer:
Ordinary: 694
Proper of Seasons: 481
Psalter: Monday, Week III, 872

Evening Prayer for Monday in Week 3 of Easter

God, come to my assistance.
β€” Lord, make haste to help me.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
β€” as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Alleluia.

HYMN

1. Holy God, we praise Thy...


Apr 15, Night Prayer for Monday of the 3rd week of Easter
Today at 6:28 AM

Ribbon Placement:
Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II:
Page 1632
Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III:
Page 1275

Christian Prayer:
Page 1041

General instruction:
Please pray with us actively, especially by joining with us in saying antiphons and responses, most of which are indicated in this highlight.

Consider an examination of your own conscience before beginning to best make use of our time together in prayer.

Night Prayer for Monday in the Season of Easter

God, come to my assistance.
β€” Lord, make haste to help me...


Apr 16, Invitatory for Tuesday of the 3rd week of Easter
Today at 6:18 AM

Lord, open my lips.
β€” And my mouth will proclaim your praise.

Ant. The Lord is risen, alleluia.

Psalm 100

Cry out with joy to the Lord, all the earth.
Serve the Lord with gladness.
Come before him, singing for joy.

Ant. The Lord is risen, alleluia.

Know that he, the Lord, is God.
He made us, we belong to him,
we are his people, the sheep of his flock.

Ant. The Lord is risen, alleluia.

Go within his gates, giving thanks.


Apr 16, Office of Readings for Tuesday of the 3rd week of Easter
Today at 6:08 AM

Ribbon Placement:
Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II:
Ordinary: 1045
Proper of Seasons: 710
Psalter: Tuesday, Week III, 1397

Office of Readings for Tuesday in Week 3 of Easter

God, come to my assistance.
β€” Lord, make haste to help me.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
β€” as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Alleluia.

HYMN

Come Holy Ghost, Creator Blest,
And in our hearts take up Thy rest;
Come with Thy grac...