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Little Book of Hours: Praying with Community of Jesus - Revised Edition (Revised)

Little Book of Hours: Praying with Community of Jesus - Revised Edition (Revised)

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Experience the depth and beauty of an ancient prayer practice as it is celebrated in a modern monastic community

At the Church of the Transfiguration on Cape Cod, the Liturgy of the Hours is observed each day by the Community of Jesus, an ecumenical Christian community in the Benedictine monastic tradition. The Liturgy of the Hours is the heartbeat of everyday life, the pulse that sustains and nurtures the community. In this little book, all the richness of these ancient prayers is presented in a modified version for Christians everywhere. The Little Book of Hours provides four weeks of services, with three services for every day, and many additional collects and services. Learn how you can "pray the hours" in the midst of your busy life today.

"Prayer is first and foremost about relationship, our relationship with God and our relationship with one another in the Body of Christ. These relationships fill our lives with meaning and purpose. Prayer, then, is not so much an exercise of piety as it is an exchange of love."

--from The Little Book of Hours

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ISBN-13: 9781557255334
Publisher: Paraclete Press
Publication date: 04/01/2007
Edition description: REV
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 7.25(h) x 0.62(d)

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