The Vesper service is a small portion of the divine office, which priests must recite daily, for God's honor and glory.
The divine office of course cannot be omitted for any ordinary reason.
But it is not the divine office of the Church to make wounds in the faith that it may use its skill in healing.
There are serious objections to the attempt at divine officiation by those who have no conviction of their own divine office.
They viewed it as a supernatural and divine office, which no mere human power, no matter how exalted, could confer.
This is our comfort in the ministry, that ours is a divine office to which we have been divinely called.
And I am sure it is a divine office to go about ministering to the wants of the poor and healing the sick.
Except at Mass time, and even during the celebration of the divine office, the altar ought to remain covered.
And whilst there he collected the Christians into his hut, and together they recited the divine office in a low tone.
Is figured music in conformity as to its style with the spirit of the other portions of the divine office?