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PRAYER DURING THE DAY

The third hour of the Divine Office, also called the "Middle Hour." It consists essentially of three psalms, a short biblical reading, and prayer that vary according to the time of the day they are said.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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