• Church Life,  Prayer,  Spiritual Devotions

    Divine Worship Daily Office II

    In the summer, I had written a short piece about a new daily Office (Liturgy of the Hours) book I had bought, called Divine Worship Daily Office¬†(Commonwealth Edition), very beautifully published in a single volume by CTS (Catholic Truth Society). This book is the version of the Liturgy of the Hours prepared for the members of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, and fully approved by the Catholic Church. The Ordinariate members are those former Anglicans who have embraced Catholicism, whilst still retaining some of the particular and distinctive elements from their Anglican patrimony. All of this was made possible by Pope Benedict in 2011. While it is a…

  • General,  Spiritual Devotions

    Divine Worship Daily Office

    Late last year I read some publicity around the the forthcoming publication of a new version of the Liturgy of the Hours, aimed at clergy and lay members of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. These are members of the Anglican Church who have come into the Catholic Church and this new Office is designed to be the proper office for them, with the full approbation of the Holy See. The book is called ‘Divine Worship Daily Office (Commonwealth Edition)’. Everything I had read about the book was very positive – the book itself was said to be very beautiful, as was the content, and it seemed to fit…