Don’t miss the beauty of Holy Week liturgy—including the Liturgy of the Hours!
While Holy Thursday and Good Friday rightly get lots of attention, the earlier days of Holy Week shouldn’t be overlooked.
A few observations and tips to get you through this week of praying:
Morning Prayer includes readings from the prophets who foretold Christ’s suffering.
Evening Prayer’s readings focus on Christ’s sacrifice and its implications for us.
If you attend the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, you do not also pray Evening Prayer.
If you attend the liturgical celebration of the Passion on Good Friday, you do not also pray Evening Prayer.
Highly recommended: the Second Reading in the Office of Readings for Holy Saturday.
Holy Saturday pro tip: pray Evening Prayer before you head to the Easter Vigil.
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This week on Instagram, I’m highlighting one beautiful element from each day’s Liturgy of the Hours.
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