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Daria Sockey
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Trinity Sunday Alert! Plus Q&A
For those of you who use a print breviary, thus not having a personal digital servant to find the correct page for you: Trinity Sunday begins with Evening Prayer I tonight. So, although we've been using the psalter alone for the 8th week of ordinary time, y...
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Hymns and hymn tunes for Christian Prayer
Lay people who pray the Liturgy of the Hours at home often find the hymns that open each hour to be troublesome and confusing. I'll deal with confusing first.  You notice that the hymn for, say, today's Morning Prayer is  one thing at DivineOffice.org, but ...
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The Odd Apocalypse + Q&A time
Alleluia! I hope all of you are having a joyous Easter season: knowing that joy that "no one will  take away from you" (John 16:22), despite the sorrows, uncertainties, and hardships that inevitably come our way. Ron of  Dismas Ministry  has written me to t...
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Breviaries for Prisoners! Let's do This!
A couple of days ago I was working in the  kitchen  and giving half an ear to a Catholic radio  program.  A guy was talking to the host about his  work with prisoners.  He described that lack of a consistent and organized Catholic evangelization effort towa...
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Saints memorials during Lent
  I was travelling yesterday and so unable to mark the Solemnity of the Annunciation with a post, but I hope this lovely office of this feast wer in your heart and on your lips yesterday.  I was able to do all the hours in my car, thanks to my ipod and the ...
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We Can Do This! Laetare! New Hymnal!
Laetare Sunday is nearly here, marking the halfway point of lent. Time to reflect on how your lent has been going, tweak your prayer, penance and almsgiving routine, and rejoice (that is what Laetare  means) that we are a little more than halfway to Easter....
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Airtime for the Liturgy of the Hours
I just noticed an article about the Liturgy of the Hours in the latest print edition of the National Catholic Register.  I hope that link will open for non-suscribers. Let me know.   Next,  I found something even better:  this podcast of the latest Register...
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How I Pray: Three Catholics talk about the Liturgy of the Hours
Blogger  Thomas McDonald  of the Patheos website has an irregular series called "How I Pray" in which he interviews various bloggers or other people about their prayer life.   I think I"ve called attention in the past to t his one by Will Duquette  and  thi...
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Awake, Sleeper! Today's Reading narrated with great art and soundtrack.
You can always trust the amazing Brantly Millegan of  ChurchPop   to find the best Christian stuff--blogs, videos, lists, and humor--and send it to you each day. Today is no exception. The second reading in today's Office of Readings (Holy Saturday) is amon...
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Breviaries for Prisoners! Let's do This!
A couple of days ago I was working in the  kitchen  and giving half an ear to a Catholic radio  program.  A guy was talking to the host about his  work with prisoners.  He described that lack of a consistent and organized Catholic evangelization effort towa...
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Solemnity Alert! Ist Vespers for St. Joseph tonight.
Should have posted this sooner, but...don't forget to begin the solemnity of St. Joseph with Evening Prayer I today. 
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Fr. Gerard Steckler, S.J. RIP
Please say a prayer for a wonderful priest who died yesterday. I met Fr. Gerard Steckler, S.J. in the summer of 1979. He was chaplain for a "Studies in Catholic Culture" program held in Spain.   Father Steckler was the one who introduced me to the Liturgy o...
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Daria Mitros (maiden name)
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coming soon to this space--a clever and witty remark of some sort!
Introduction
Daria's articles on Catholic life have appeared in many publications. She authored several of the original Ignatius Press Faith and Life catechisms, and currently writes for Catholic Digest. Her book, The Everyday Catholic's Guide to the Liturgy of the Hours, will be published by Servant Books in 2013. Organizations Daria has been honored to associate with over the years include Catholics United for the Faith, Thomas Aquinas College,Franciscan University, Couple to Couple League, and the World Apostolate of Fatima. Chosen lifestyles have included both the homeschooling model and the kids-in-school/mom works outside the home model. She is a mother of seven and grandmother of one.
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7 Amazing children, 1 gorgeous grandchild,100s published articles, 30 yrs with 1 incredible husband
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Previously
New Haven - New Rochelle - Lake Peekskill - Ojai - Bethlehem - Cincinnati - Venus
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