Do you read the Breviary?

The Anchoress thinks you should.  And she's right.

James Martin, SJ

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8 years 10 months ago
I find Elizabeth Scalia's Anchoress blog mean spirited. I'm sorry that you cite it here.
8 years 10 months ago
An easy-to-use presentation of the Liturgy of the Hours, probably easier to use than the four-volume Liturgy of the Hours recommended by the Anchoress, is the day-by-day presentation by Universalis.  It is available online at and is also available as an iPhone application in the iTunes app Store.  (Anglicans or Episcopalians have their counterpart online at


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