The Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a variation of the Common of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Liturgy of the Hours (Divine Office). It may have originally been put together to be prayed in connection with the Votive Masses of Our Lady on Saturday, which were written by Alcuin, the liturgical master of Charlemagne’s court.
To pray and to Love
here is a book that shines like epiphany amid the welter of works of Christian spirituality. these conversations on prayer with early monastic teachers, principally the desert fathers, illuminate a while way of praying, living, and thinking about life in God's company. the perennial wisdom of the early teaching receives a commentary that is at once earthly, loving, and wise.
In constant prayer
this book presents a structure for our lives where we can live in continued awareness of god's presence and reality. a pattern for worship and prayer that is offered to God at specific times throughout the day, the daily office is meant to be prayed by all the faithful so the church may be continuous and God's work in this world may be sustained. yet it is highly personal too, an anchor between the daily and the divine, the mundane and the marvelous.
God I have issues
God, I have issues is a gentle call to prayer in the midst of our good and bad times, trusting our problems and joys to a God who wishes to share them all with us. Each ''issues'' opens with a scripture passage (and lists others that are related), and contains a reflection, "prayer pointers'' and 'words'' to take with you.
Mary 101 Tradition and influence
Meet Jesus's mother, Mary, in this readable overview and introduction. you will gain insights into the history and tradition of the virgin in relation to the concerns of 21st century Christians around the world. Mary is introduced via scripture, followed by an exploration of church teaching, prayers, and devotions.