CBB Interview with Daria Sockey

Q: In your book The Everyday Catholic’s Guide to the Liturgy of the Hours you devote an entire chapter to reasons for praying The Liturgy of The Hours. For those who have not read the book yet, could you give some highlights as to why the Liturgy of the Hours is so important and relevant today?A: There are so many reasons. First, this is liturgical prayer--like the mass. It's the daily public "sacrifice of praise" offered multiple times daily by Catholics of every state in life, all over the … [Read more...]

The Everyday Catholic’s Guide to The Liturgy of The Hours

The Everyday Catholic's Guide to the Liturgy of the Hours by Daria Sockey is an invaluable source to anyone wanting to learn about how to go about praying this universal prayer of the Church. Her clear instructions take the mystery out of the page turning and the use of all those ribbons.Daria begins her book with a history of The Liturgy of the Hours. She describes it origins, who prays it and why.  Daria also gives some helpful tips on the various resources, both paper and digital, a … [Read more...]