Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Little Office of The Blessed Virgin Mary

“They all attend Mass every day and say many Paternosters (rosaries) in public, … and whoever is at all able to read carries with him the Office of Our Lady; and they recite it in church with some companion in a low voice, verse by verse, after the manner of churchmen.” ~ From the Report of the Venetian Ambassador upon visiting England in 1496. The Little Office is one of the official prayers of the Church, and the most venerable of all devotions in honour of Mary. This is why so many religious societies have adopted it as their meed of praise[…]

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