Guide to BDP

Benedictine Daily Prayer
A Short Breviary
This is the home for the Introduction to the Benedictine Daily Prayer; A Short Breviary. This is basically a Dummy's Guide to the Daily Office as used by many Benedictines. The Dummy's Guide is written by Roger Sessions.

There are two editions of this guide available. One is for the First Edition of the Breviary and one is for the Second Edition of the Breviary. If the title page of your Breviary says "Second Edition", then you have the second edition, otherwise you have the first edition.

The most recent version of this Introduction for the First Edition is 1.07. You can download a PDF of this here.

The most recent version of this Introduction for the Second Edition is 2.03. You can download a PDF of this here.