[Note: The following material was published by NACMS in 2004 as part of The Armbruster Collection, Monograph Series—Document No. 50—pp. 103-21. It is now provided to you in electronic format as an aid on your Lenten journey and as a way to educate the Marianist Family on the origins and meaning of the Three O’Clock Prayer.]
Joseph Stefanelli, SM
The Armbruster Collection (NACMS)
Jean-Baptiste Armbruster, SM, traces the origin and evolution of the Three O'Clock Prayer. (The prayer's purpose and meaning has changed over time.) He culminates his work with proposals on using it today.