What’s where

The current liturgical season is ordinary time until the first Sunday in November. The suggestion for daily prayer during this time is to use the forms for each day of the week.   You may feel that maybe Prayers from the pandemic still feel relevant to us.

In development: using a rosary to pray the Lord’s prayer; a video explainer is here.

The sections below have links to the various daily prayer offices by days of the week, times of the year and some night-time forms. There is also a guide to how to interpret the type styles.  There is some reflection, too, on why and how to use these forms.

Days of the week

Everyday prayer       Sundays       Mondays       Tuesdays       Wednesdays       Thursdays       Fridays       Saturdays     Everyday prayer 2

For occasions and seasons.

Advent       Christmas       Epiphany   Presentation of Christ aka Candlemas  Lent       Passiontide, Holy Week       Eastertide       Ascensiontide       Pentecost season    ‘Thy Kingdom Come‘   Magnificat days and seasons       Transfiguration       Creationtide       Kingdom Season   Pandemical Prayer    Prayers from pandemic    Dark Seasons

Prayer amid-the-day

Hallow     Reign     Manna     Return     Exodos

Prayers before sleep at night

Night prayer 1       Night prayer 2       Night prayer 3       Night prayer 4       Night Prayer 5

Other materials

Some Collect prayersCanticles  | Lord’s Prayer framework for reflection  |  Whys and wherefores   Principles and guidelines  | Church of England canonsBits and Bobs | ‘Abba Father Let Me Be’ expanded to a sung Lord’s prayer | Lord’s prayer on beads

Conventions for type-styles used

Italics are used for things that are not meant to be said out loud but rather are to help use the time and the prayers or to indicate where something has come from.
Bold is used when words are meant to be said together.
Emboldened italics tend to indicate a title of a canticle or similar.
Ordinary type is for things that the person who is leading at that point says on their own.
Three little dots like this … are shorthand to suggest a time of quiet or reflection. Normally the person leading at that point would be responsible for moving on to the next part after a suitable period of time.

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