The pelican papers

A big bird’s eye view

Reformers simplified monastic daily prayer in the first Book of Common Prayer

Salisbury rite

Matins

  • Lord’s Prayer/Ave Maria
  • Opening prayer (preces)
  • Venite/antiphon (Ps 95)
  • Hymn
  • Psalms (1-109/7days)
  • Lesson
  • Te Deum

Lauds

  • Opening prayer (preces)
  • Psalms 93, 100, 63, 67
  • Benedicite/antiphon
  • Psalms 148-150
  • Scripture verse
  • Hymn
  • Benedictus/antiphon
  • Kyrie, Lord’s Prayer
  • Collect of the day
  • Marian antiphon
  • Memorial collect

Prime (‘first hour’)

  • Lord’s Prayer/Ave Maria
  • Preces
  • Hymn
  • Psalms 22-26, 54, 118
  • 119: 1-32
  • Athanasian Creed
  • Scripture verse
  • Responsory
  • Kyrie
  • Lord’s Prayer
  • Apostles’ Creed
  • Preces
  • Confiteor
  • Preces
  • Collect for Grace

Terce (‘third hour’)

  • Opening prayer (preces)
  • Hymn
  • Psalm 119:33-80
  • Scripture verse
  • Responsory
  • Collect of the day

1549 Morning Prayer

  • Lord’s prayer
  • Opening preces
  • Venite (no antiphon)
  • Psalms 1-150/month
  • Lesson: OT, Apocrypha
  • Te Deum (not in Lent)
  • Benedicite (in Lent)
  • Lesson: New Testament
  • Benedictus (no antiphon)
  • Athanasian Creed (6 times a year)
  • Kyrie
  • Apostles’ Creed
  • Lord’s Prayer
  • Preces
  • Collect of the day (Lauds)
  • Collect for Peace (Lauds)
  • Collect for Grace

Salisbury rite

Sext (‘sixth hour’)

  • Opening prayer (preces)
  • Hymn
  • Psalm 119-81-128
  • Scripture verse
  • Responsory
  • Collect of the day

None (‘ninth hour’)

  • Opening prayer (preces)
  • Hymn
  • Psalm 119:129-176
  • Scripture verse
  • Responsory
  • Collect of the day

Vespers

  • Opening prayer (preces)
  • Psalms 110-147
  • Scripture verse
  • Responsory
  • Hymn
  • Magnificat
  • Kyrie, Lord’s Prayer
  • Sentence
  • Collect of the day
  • Marian antiphon
  • Memorial collect

Compline

  • Lord’s Prayer/Ave Maria
  • in silence
  • Opening prayer (preces)
  • Psalms 4, 31, 91, 134
  • Scripture verse
  • Hymn
  • Nunc dimittis
  • Kyrie
  • Lord’s Prayer
  • Apostles’ Creed
  • Preces
  • Confiteor
  • Preces
  • Collect for Aid Against
  • Perils

1549 Evening Prayer

  • Lord’s Prayer
  • Opening preces
  • Psalms (1-150/month)
  • Lesson: OT/Apocrypha
  • Magnificat
  • Lesson: New Testament
  • Nunc dimittis
  • Kyrie
  • Apostles’ Creed
  • Lord’s Prayer
  • Preces
  • Collect of the day
  • Collect for Peace
  • Collect for Aid Against Perils

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