First off, I apologize for the title. This is probably the umpteenth time we’ve seen it. I really shouldn’t go into journalism.
Okay, time for the actual question. So some friends and I are starting a Catholic Bible study. Well I got the idea to suggest meeting early to pray Vespers, since I’m doing it as a private devotion anyway.
A few questions about logistics, if it happens:
- What time is Vespers supposed to be prayed? Is 7:30 reasonable?
- Am I correct to understand that in a group of laity, you can do everything in the rubric, just making sure to conclude with “May God bless us…”
- What are appropriate ways to do the Psalms and reading? I know it’s probably fine to have just one person do the reading, but is that also permissible for the Psalms and canticle?