Liturgy of the Hours

  • Hymns don't match the Liturgy of the Hours Books

    The hymns are one of the few places were we are allowed flexibility. Just as in the Mass we select appropriate hymns so we also do the Liturgy of the Hours. We make every attempt to match the hymns used in the Liturgy of the Hours books, but several hymns are not available because no suitable rec...
  • Sung or Chanted Antiphons don't Match

    We support a large praying community. We don't strive to be publishers of text, but rather facilitators of Liturgical prayer. For this reason our text and audio are kept closely in synch to facilitate this public celebration. When we provide a sung or chanted version of the Invitatory or Psalmod...
  • Why do you place Antiphons between Strophes?

    We place antiphons between the strophes of psalms when they are sung. This is in accordance with the preference to doing so according the the General Instructions on The Liturgy of the Hours, which can be found on our web site at http://DivineOffice.org (look in the upper right corner of the page...
  • Wrong Concluding Prayers? (They are just more up-to-date)

    The concluding prayer of many of the Hours is taken from the Collect Prayer used in the Mass. With the new English translation of the Roman Missal the Collect Prayers changed and so changed many, but not all, of the concluding prayers we provide. This is one of the great benefits of our digita...