Liturgy of the Hours

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

    The hymns are one of the few places where we are allowed flexibility. We select appropriate hymns in the Liturgy of the Hours, just as we do in the Mass. Over the years, we made every attempt to match the hymns used in the Liturgy of the Hours books, but some hymns are not available because no su...
  • 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 sync to facilitate this public celebration. When we provide a sung or chanted version of the Invitatory or Psalmody ...
  • Why do you place Antiphons between Strophes?

    We place antiphons between the strophes of psalms when they are sung. This preference to doing so is in accordance with 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 for the link). He...
  • 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 digital ...