Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary
FOR LOVE OR OUR LADY, we made this book as beautiful as possible, and intentionally priced it to be affordable. For those devout persons who delight in Beauty, this Little Office is in full color with exquisite illuminations from ancient manuscripts. The prayers are expressed in calligraphic text; it has a gilded cover, gilded page edges, and a blue satin ribbon.
Arranged according to Church liturgical seasons, the Hours are ordered so they can be prayed straight through without having to flip back and forth for the appropriate antiphons and readings. This makes it ideal for beginners, but will also be appreciated by those persons well-seasoned.
Included are specially adorned prayer plates, with texts of traditional Catholic prayers such as the Angelus, the Anima Christi, etc.
Because this version is intended to be prayed, the calligraphy chosen, while pleasing to the eyes, is also highly legible. The text uses the traditional language as per the Douay-Rheims Bible.
The Little Office is a very ancient devotion to Our Lady, by some indications predating the eighth century. Pray it to obtain the SABBATINE PRIVILEGE, (in combination with the Brown Scapular – GET OUT PURGATORY THE FIRST SATURDAY AFTER YOU DIE). It can be said daily, as do Carthusians and ardent lay people. Or it can be prayed especially on Saturdays, which is the traditional day of the week devoted to the Blessed Virgin. It is also suitable for her feast days.