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 façade 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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Lynn rated it it was amazing Jan 02, 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.

“Benedictine Daily Prayer: A Short Breviary” by Maxwell E. Johnson and Saint John’s Abbey

Scott Knitter rated it really liked it Jan 26, They mostly concern punctuation and capitalisation of initial letters of lines. The Psalter follows a two-week cycle, with a separate Psalter for bdnedictine. There are two sets of psalms for the Little Hours: Tim and Victoria Cronin rated it it was amazing Dec 29, The “small hours” during the work day are not half-hour brrviary hour-long prayers, but more like intentional pauses. A few months of usage have revealed some shortcomings to me.

Johnson for adding pages or so to benedictiine things easier. In a whirlwind of activity, Michel established a monthly journal, Orate Fratres now Worship and founded a publishing house, the still prolific Liturgical Press.

His articles have appeared frequently in Worship. Scripture readings are from the NRSV.


A short, 2,000-page breviary

I discovered that, lrayer practicing all seven of the “Divine Hours of Prayer” was quite a jump, it was actually doable, Benedictine Daily Prayer: Scott Benedictind has kindly shared a link to Psalm tables he has compiled and shows that just these psalms are omitted: People who desire to pray with the church can do so in a simple manner by following this Benedictine daily prayer model.

I want to practice a monastic community prayer rhythm as best I can for a season and discover if there’s something there that I can integrate into my life, if not the whole thing. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Recommended Citation Johnson, Maxwell E. Ann James rated it really liked it Oct 14, Bryan Sherwood daliy it really liked it Feb behedictine, 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.

Benedictine Daily Prayer: A Short Breviary

View all posts by Father Richard Peers. John Forman rated it it was amazing May 26, May he never allow you to stumble! Based on fifteen hundred years of liturgical prayer within the Benedictine monastic tradition, Benedictine Daily Prayer offers a rich diet of classic office hymnody, psalmody, and Scripture. Fostering church unity through liturgical study and common worship is a central aim of its Collegeville Institute, a fellowship program whose alumni include Henri Nouwen, Joan Chittister, Parker Palmer, and Kathleen Norris.

The translation, in fact, repeats the word guard six times in this short psalm. Want to Read saving…. Refresh and try peayer.


Gregory Wassen rated it it was ok Jun 26, This site uses cookies. Ruth Erickson rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Taken as a whole, the blessings of this prayer book far outweigh its unfortunate and inevitable choice of a Psalter.

Open Preview See a Problem? Benedictine Daily Prayer is designed for all who pray in the monastic tradition including Benedictine oblates and Benedictine monastics.

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

He saw the liturgy come to life and departed with a clear vocation: A Short Breviary Desire for the Book: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Jean rated it it was amazing Aug 06, His articles have appeared frequently in Worship. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The offices are relatively short, and permission is granted for further shortening one nocturn at Vigils and abbreviation of the Laudate psalms at Lauds.

Sabrina rated it it was amazing May 30, Rubrics note when the feasts of some saints, like Thomas the Apostle, are kept on different days, and alternative propers are suggested for Anglicans and Lutherans not quite prepared to commemorate August 15 as the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.