Daily Office Booklet 2024: May–August

Posted on April 26, 2024
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Good news! We’ve completed the latest edition of the Daily Office Booklet. This volume will take you from May through August 2024. Click the links below to download! TAKE NOTE! For the booklet form, you must print double-sided and along on the short edge.

Blessed Be the Lord: A Commentary on the Benedictus

Posted on February 15, 2024
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The Daily Office of the Anglican tradition is known for many things. It has elements of rhythmic consistency and lines of beautiful prose. Part of this extraordinary heritage is the use of canticles/songs. These are either said or chanted at different times in Morning and Evening Prayer; many of them come from the very words…

Sitting with the Unrepentant Heart

Posted on January 23, 2024
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Morning prayer complete. Emails checked. A cup of hot tea steeps nearby. Outside, snow falls, and the weak winter Alaska sun tries valiantly to peek over the horizon and the puffy, icy clouds—just a hint of gray, a portent that day is almost here. It’s a holiday. Nothing to do. There are no agenda items….

Daily Office Booklet 2024, Volume 1: January–April

Posted on December 29, 2023
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Good news! We’ve completed the latest edition of the Daily Office Booklet. This volume will take you from January through April 2024. Click the links below to download! TAKE NOTE! For the booklet form, you must print double-sided and along on the short edge.

Getting Started with the Daily Office: A Rookie Anglican Guide

Posted on July 25, 2023
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Let’s face it: to the modern ear, “Daily Office” sounds more like your workplace than your prayer routine. However, while this “office” is not the workplace that it sounds like, it is, in a certain sense, a task or, more appropriately, a vocation. The odd name comes from the Latin officium divinum, which means “divine…

Family Prayer: A Rookie Anglican Guide

Posted on July 7, 2023
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Do you want to introduce the Daily Office into the life of your family, but the length of those prayer times is a bit daunting for your small children? Or do you want a quick version to do yourself when you have a busy workday? Family Prayer is here to help! It is for exactly…

Midday Prayer: A Rookie Anglican Guide

Posted on June 30, 2023
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Our days are busy. Life is a nonstop hustle from the time we finish breakfast until we get home from work or school. Lunch itself may be eaten on the go. In the midst of it all, we often neglect Paul’s instruction to “pray without ceasing” (1 Thes. 5:17). However, Midday Prayer is here to…

Compline: A Rookie Anglican Guide

Posted on June 21, 2023
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Compline as Night Prayer Many of us are accustomed to saying a quick prayer before bed. The church has a formal tradition of doing this called Compline, the final of four prayer times collectively called the Daily Office in the Book of Common Prayer. Unlike the two principal offices, Morning and Evening Prayer, Compline (as…

Evening Prayer: A Rookie Anglican Guide

Posted on June 8, 2023
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Evening Prayer can be a great way to transition from the busy rhythms of work or school into a more restful, reflective last chapter of the day. Multiple authors have explained the value of such prayer for finding God, emotional stability, and even verse memorization. Like all our offices of daily prayer, it can be…