Morning Prayer
noun Date: 1552 a service of liturgical prayer used for regular morning worship in churches of the Anglican communion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Morning Prayer — may refer to: Prayers in various traditions said during the morning Morning Prayer (Anglican) Vigils Matins Lauds Fajr (Islam) Shacharit, in Jewish Services Other Morning Prayer, album by jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman …   Wikipedia

  • Morning Prayer — n [U] a morning church service in the Church of England and the Episcopal Church in the US = ↑matins …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • morning prayer — noun uncount prayers that are said in the morning in the Episcopal Church …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • morning prayer — n. [M P ] 1. R.C.Ch. the second of the canonical hours; lauds 2. Anglican Ch. the service assigned to the morning …   English World dictionary

  • Morning Prayer —    The name given to the Church s Daily Office of prayer offered in the morning. In the first Prayer Book of 1549 both the Morning Service and that for evening began with the Lord s Prayer and ended with the third Collect. In 1552, the Sentences …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Morning Prayer — (Matins)    Anglican conflation of the Roman Catholic offices of lauds and matins. Musical settings may include {}Venite (Psalm 95), Te Deum, Benedicite (Daniel 3), Benedictus, and {}Jubilate Deo (Psalm 100) with English texts despite the Latin… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • morning prayer — first prayer of the day, prayers said at the start of each day …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Morning Prayer — Morn′ing Prayer′ n. rel matin 1) …   From formal English to slang

  • Morning Prayer — noun (U) a morning church service in the Church of England and the Episcopal Church in the US; matins …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • morning prayer — UK / US noun [uncountable] prayers that are said in the morning in the Church of England …   English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”