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Praying the Divine Office on Holiday When You Havenít Got Your Breviary With You
The Way of Beauty ^
| JUNE 16, 2012
| David Calyton
Posted on 06/21/2012 5:23:28 AM PDT by annalex
Praying the Divine Office on Holiday When You Haven’t Got Your Breviary With You
How do you pray the Liturgy of the Hours when the books are too heavy to put into your suitcase and your normal routine is disrupted? I have just returned from a visit to England and Spain to see my family. For various reasons I haven’t been able to leave the US for a couple of years. I couldn’t wait to see everyone again and I had a great time. Lots of time spent with family and friends, walks in the countryside in both countries, visits to English gardens and even a pilgrimage site in North Wales. There was plenty to report on and I will be writing about it in the coming weeks.
First though, how to keep going with the prayer routine while travelling? The quickest answer is to use your smart phone and access the Office online. This was too expensive for me when going to Europe, so I had to go low-tech.
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TOPICS: Prayer; Worship
KEYWORDS: breviary; liturgyofthehours; psalms
posted on 06/21/2012 5:23:34 AM PDT
To: Salvation; NYer; narses
"The Way of Beauty is managed, maintained, and, unless otherwise stated, written by David Clayton. David is an Englishman living in New Hampshire, USA. He is an artist, teacher, published writer and broadcaster who holds a permanent post as Artist-in-Residence and Lecturer in Liberal Arts at the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts. The Way of Beauty program, which is offered at TMC, focuses on the link between Catholic culture, with a special emphasis on art, and the liturgy. David was received into the Church in London in 1993."
posted on 06/21/2012 5:26:46 AM PDT
I have a lot of apps and kindle books on my iPhone and iPad. None of them require accessing data so I plan on using them as my prayer source while I’m in Europe in November.
posted on 06/21/2012 5:40:08 AM PDT
(Necessity is the argument of tyrants. John Milton)
To: annalex; markomalley; sayuncledave
Or people can always key into the Daily Readings at Free Republic, that’s to markomalley, sayuncledave and annalex!
I’ll have to read the whole article to find out his low tech solution, though.
posted on 06/21/2012 7:57:35 AM PDT
("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
posted on 06/21/2012 8:33:27 AM PDT
(et Verbum caro factum est (And the Word was made flesh))
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