Durham University’s Two Year Patristic Lectionary for the Divine Office

Durham University’s Centre for Catholic Studies has produced an excellent two-year lectionary for Vigils (Office of Readings). Initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of Divinity) and subsequently re-edited and formatted by Michele Freyhauf (Durham University); for Pluscarden Abbey, Scotland. Free access in various formats is provided below.

The History of the Patristic Lectionary

A ‘patristic lectionary’ is a series of readings from the fathers (in Latin patres) of the Church. Scripture has always been read in the Church in the context of tradition. https://www.dur.ac.uk/theology.religion/ccs/constructivetheology/patristiclectionary/

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About Mark J. Kelly

Mark J. Kelly is a Teacher and Writer. In over 30 years of military service (20 Active, 10 Reserve) he has instructed civilians and military on five continents. He teaches at Maria Kaupas Academy, a classical school administered by St. Thomas More, the Ordinariate parish in Scranton, PA. Mr. Kelly has published numerous print articles and media content concerning history, culture, biblical typology, and theology. His current study is concentrated upon, "The Influence of John Henry Newman and the Oratory upon J.R.R. Tolkien."

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