Saturday, June 20, 2015

Latest on Revised American Breviary

Alert reader Lenny just pointed out that the March 2015 issue of the USCCB Worship Committee's newsletter is now available online, and it talks in detail about progress on the new edition of the breviary.  The bad news: we won't have a new breviary in our hands before 2020. (Or maybe that's good news if you recently purchased the current 4-volume Liturgy of the Hours--you'll be getting plenty of use out of it.)   The good news is that we might end up with a much more complete breviary, even including the second cycle of scritpure readings for the Office of Readings, and maybe even the second set of patristic readings as well. Maybe.

But no one has to ask me for further details and information. Here is the link to the newsletter. It is well worth reading: