Benedictine daily prayer: a short breviary / compiled and edited by. Maxwell E. Johnson and the monks of Saint John’s Abbey. p. cm. Summary. Review: Benedictine Daily Prayer: A Short Breviary, Second Edition (Liturgical Press, ). The imposing modernist fa├žade of St. John’s. Another popular post from my previous blog: This second, revised edition has been long awaited by aficionados of Office books. The revisions.

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Skip to content Another popular post from my previous blog: Trivia About Benedictine Daily This fully revised edition includes: It is both user-friendly and rich in resources. Apr 03, Bill rated it really liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Johnson for adding pages or so to benwdictine things easier.

Benedictine Daily Prayer: A Short Breviary by Maxwell E. Johnson

The part that I would rebel against with this prayer book was the necessity of such a strong rhythm of prayer. Indeed, this is a great prayer book.

Tim and Victoria Cronin rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Lynn rated it it was amazing Jan 02, These illuminate the eucharistic Gospels assigned by the Lectionary for Masswhich is almost always paralleled by the Revised Common Lectionary, and meditative study of them can be excellent preparation for preaching. Learn how your comment data is processed. The translation, in fact, repeats the bregiary guard six times in this short psalm. Scripture readings are from the NRSV.


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Sabrina rated it it was amazing May 30, A liturgical renewal, encouraging the reverent, intelligent, and active participation of the people, would lead to evangelical renewal and social transformation. The Press has given us a truly liturgical treasure. Books by Maxwell E. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Email required Address never made public.

It is in a series of revisions that have sought to keep pace with the changing patterns of worship at St. Benedictine Daily Prayer provides an everyday edition of the Divine Office for people who desire to pray with the church in a simple manner.

A more user-friendly layout; a new organization for the Office of Vigils, structured on a two-week cycle; Daily Offices also arranged on a two-week cycle; Patristic readings for each Sunday; concluding prayers for the daily and seasonal offices; slightly taller format. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The prayer litanies assigned for Lauds and Vespers are also exceptionally good, with short but evocative petitions, a rare balance.

The Psalter follows a two-week bteviary, with a separate Psalter for feasts. Recommended Citation Johnson, Maxwell E. Compiled and edited by Maxwell E. Roman Catholic worshipers will know the texts as the standard for liturgical use throughout English-speaking Roman Catholicism. Skip to main content. His enthusiasm was received warmly by the community, and several monks of the community became noted liturgical scholars, including Br.


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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. A full round of seven offices is provided for each day, and in keeping with monastic tradition its robust office of Vigils contains some of its most valuable material.

People who desire to pray with the church dauly do so in a simple manner by following this Benedictine daily prayer model.

Based on solid and traditional prayer patterns of more than fifteen hundred years of liturgical prayer within the Benedictine monastic tradition, Benedictine Daily Prayer helps readers celebrate and appreciate God’s presence that is found everywhere, especially within the Divine Office.

Indispensable to daily spiritual practice. Scripture readings are from the NRSV. A Short Breviary by Maxwell E.