Coffee&Canticles now has one-tenth as many followers as Mark Shea both on Google Connect and on Reader. I find this highly encouraging since the blog is less than one years old, it sticks to a rather narrow topic and thus appeals to a very specialized (elite? discriminating? classy?) audience.
Its goal, of course, is to help remove perceptions of the Divine Office as an elite niche of Catholic practice.
You can help with that goal by spreading the word about this blog to your friends who might be considering, or have already begun, praying the DO. But someone a breviary app for Christmas. Or a breviary.
Our Sunday Visitor will run a feature story on the Liturgy of the Hours in it's first issue of the new year. (written by yours truly). That's a good sign that in the United States, the Hours are on the way to becoming, as every pope since Paul VI has wished, "the prayer of the whole people of God."