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Ancilla Press The Office of the Dead This office is among the Church's most solemn commemorations of a departed soul. It was most often recited on All Souls' Day and on the anniversary of a loved one's death, and it was an important component of the medieval Book of Hours. This traditional English version of the Office, including Matins and Lauds, was prepared for the laity by American bishops in the 1880s.
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The Office of the Dead

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This office is among the Church's most solemn commemorations of a departed soul. It was most often recited on All Souls' Day and on the anniversary of a loved one's death, and it was an important component of the medieval Book of Hours. This traditional English version of the Office, including Matins and Lauds, was prepared for the laity by American bishops in the 1880s.
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The Office of the Dead
Prepared and Published by Order of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore

Commemorate your departed loved ones with the Church's traditional Office of the Dead. These prayers have been recited for centuries and were a staple component of medieval devotions and Books of Hours. This version of the office is in traditional English and includes both Matins and Lauds; it was specifically recommended for the use of the laity by the American bishops in the 1880s.

November 2017  ~  32 pages  ~  booklet  ~  5.5" x 4"

Features:
* The Office of Matins for the Dead, including 10 Psalms and 9 lessons from the Book of Job
* The Office of Lauds for the Dead, including 7 Psalms, the Song of Hezechiah and the Song of Zachary (Benedictus)
* Traditional English translation, with occasional Latin text for select portions (Benedicite).