Asked in Catholicism
What are some ways the church helps us develop a rhythm of prayer?
Catholic Answer The Church has developed many rhythms or prayer over the centuries. The Angelus is prayed at 6 am, noon, and 6 pm. The De Profundus is recited at 4 pm. The Divine Mercy chaplet is prayed at 3 pm. The hours of the clergy, religious, and monasteries, included prayer at midnight, dawn, first, third, sixth, ninth, before supper, and before bed prayer (Matins (Office of Readings), Lauds (Morning Prayer), Prime (suppressed, Terce (Midmorning prayer), Sext (Midday prayer, None (Midafternoon prayer, Vespers...