the eleventh hour

For vespers on this Friday, July 9, our hymn Horis Peractis Undecim is a meditation on the parable of the vineyard workers, as found in Matthew 20. Many of us recall the story: There is a twelve-hour work day in the vineyard, and fresh workers get hired through the...

solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul

Tuesday, June 29, is the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul. As such, it is the onomastico (name-day) of Paul Rose, and every other Paul out there, as well as all the Peters. Buon onomastico! Our hymn for this day, O Roma Felix, celebrates the fact that both of these...

a joyful Feast of the Visitation

Happy Visitation Day! Monday’s hymn, Veniens Mater Inclita (“approaching mother acclaimed”), is a lovely meditation in which we put ourselves into the scene of the Blessed Mother to her cousin St. Elizabeth. In the hymn, all the nations of the church...

blessed Pentecost

Today, Pentecost, is the most happy birthday of the Church, the spotless Bride of Christ. As Paul explains on the Patreon page, we have an interruption in our processes today. We are working to fix the problem. Please pray for us, brothers and sisters, as we pray for...

April milestones

Yesterday, April 11, marks the completion of three months of posting the Liturgy of the Hours every single day. Although this project started last December, regular postings began January 11. The YouTube video for 1/11 had 48 views. For comparison, yesterday’s...