Michael Wayne Arnold
and 1 contributors

Date::Lectionary::Daily - Daily Readings for the Christian Lectionary

VERSION

Version 1.20180423

SYNOPSIS

    use Time::Piece;
    use Date::Lectionary::Daily;

    #Using the old ACNA Liturgical Daily Lectionary
    my $dailyReading = Date::Lectionary::Daily->new(
        'date' => Time::Piece->strptime("2017-12-24", "%Y-%m-%d"), 
        'lectionary' => 'acna-xian'
    );
    say $dailyReading->readings->{evening}->{1}; #First lesson for evening prayer, Isaiah 51

    #Using the new ACNA Secular/Civil Daily Lectionary
    my $dailyNewReading = Date::Lectionary::Daily->new( 
        'date' => Time::Piece->strptime( "2018-03-12", "%Y-%m-%d" ), 
        'lectionary' => 'acna-sec' 
    );
    say $dailyNewReading->readings->{morning}->{2}; #Second lesson for morning prayer, Matthew 5

DESCRIPTION

Date::Lectionary::Daily takes a Time::Piece date and returns readings for morning and evening prayer for that date.

CONSTRUCTOR ATTRIBUTES

date

The Time::Piece object date of the day you woudl like the lessons for.

lectionary

One of two choices `acna-sec` for the new secular calendar based ACNA daily lectionary or `acna-xian` for the previous liturgically-based ACNA daily lectionary.

If lectionary is not given at construction, the ACNA secular daily lectionary — `acna-sec` — will be used.

ATTRIBUTES

week

The name of the liturgical week in the lectionary; e.g. `The First Sunday in Lent`.

day

The name of the day of the week; e.g. `Sunday`.

tradition

Presently only returns `acna`. Future version of the module may include daily lectionary from other traditions.

type

Returns `secular` for daily lectionaries based on the secular/civil calendar and `liturgical` for daily lectionaries based on the liturgical calendar.

readings

A hasref of the readings for the day.

SUBROUTINES/METHODS

BUILD

Constructor for the Date::Lectionary object. Takes a Time::Piect object, date, to create the object.

_buildType

Private method to determine if the daily lectionary follows the secular calendar or the liturgical calendar.

_buildTradition

Private method to determine the Sunday lectionary tradition of the daily lectionary selected. Used to determine the liturgical week the day falls within.

_parseLectDB

Private method to open and parse the lectionary XML to be used by other methods to XPATH queries.

_checkFixed

Private method to determine if the day given is a fixed holiday rather than a standard day.

_buildReadingsLiturgical

Private method that returns an ArrayRef of strings for the lectionary readings associated with the date according to the liturgical calendar.

_buildReadingsSecular

Private method that returns an ArrayRef of strings for the lectionary readings associated with the date according to the secular calendar.

AUTHOR

Michael Wayne Arnold, <michael at rnold.info>

BUGS

Coverage Status

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-date-lectionary-daily at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=Date-Lectionary-Daily. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.

SUPPORT

You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

    perldoc Date::Lectionary::Daily

You can also look for information at:

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Many thanks to my beautiful wife, Jennifer, my amazing daughter, Rosemary, and my sweet son, Oliver. But, above all, SOLI DEO GLORIA!

LICENSE

Copyright 2017-2018 MICHAEL WAYNE ARNOLD

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