LotH, Office for the Dead


#1

In private recitation of the Liturgy of the Hours (modern rite/Ordinary Form), would it be legitimate to use the Office of the Dead on weekdays of November which aren’t associated with a feast day?


#2

http://divineoffice.org/office-of-the-dead/

The Office of the Dead is a prayer cycle of the Liturgy of the Hours in the Roman Catholic Church, said for the repose of the soul of a deceased individual or individuals. It is the proper reading on All Souls’ Day (normally November 2) for all souls in Purgatory, **and can be a votive office on other days **when said for a particular deceased.

Select from the following:
Invitatory — not yet available

For a man

Office of Readings
Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

For a Woman

Office of Readings
Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

For several people

Office of Readings
Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

For relatives, friends, and benefactors

Office of Readings
Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer



#3

Thank you detoutcoeur, very helpful post.


#4

Simply put: yes.

That’s perfectly legitimate.


#5

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