Contemplation, intercession and the Liturgy of the Hours

Contemplative Prayer, the Liturgy of the Hours and the Ministry of Prayer

Br. Paul Hanbridge OFM Cap

Relying on the General Instruction of the Liturgy of the Hours and other liturgical documents, I wish to offer some reflections on the Liturgy of the Hours as intercession. What is happening in the Liturgy of the Hours? How do the psalms fit into this happening? Then I would like to offer some suggestions to help when praying the psalms.

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