OCTAVE OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY – January 2019

From January 18 through January 25, Christians throughout the world observe a Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The Octave was first conceived by Father Paul of Graymoor on 30 November 1907, before his entrance into the Catholic Church. The initial success in 1908 was so encouraging that he decided to promote it annually, and…

The Structure of the Daily Office, Part V: Office Hymns

Part V of Mr. Tom Bako’s series on the Daily Office.  This essay explores the office hymns.  Click here for the full essay. Sections in the essay: Hymns in the Western Office: A Brief Overview Hymns in the Anglican Office tradition Hymns in Divine Worship: The Daily Office [The photo is from Christ Church Cathedral,…