Benedictine Daily Prayer: A Short Breviary
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Benedictine Daily Prayer provides an everyday edition of the Divine Office for people who desire to pray with the church in a simple manner. Based on fifteen hundred years of liturgical prayer within the Benedictine monastic tradition, Benedictine Daily Prayer offers a rich diet of classic office hymnody, psalmody, and Scripture.
This fully revised edition includes: A more user-friendly layout; a new organization for the Office of Vigils, structured on a two-week cycle; Daily Offices also arranged on a two-week cycle; Patristic readings for each Sunday; concluding prayers for the daily and seasonal offices; slightly taller format. It is arranged by date.
Benedictine Daily Prayer is designed for all who pray in the monastic tradition including Benedictine oblates and Benedictine monastics. Scripture readings are from the NRSV (New Revised Standard Version).
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Johnson, Maxwell E., and Saint John's Abbey. Benedictine Daily Prayer: A Short Breviary. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 2015.