Author Archives: Br. Gregory

About Br. Gregory

Benedictine oblate, husband and father of 3, enamoured with the Liturgy, Fathers, and Sacred Scriptures. Trying to persevere through the "dura et aspera" while de Dei misericordia numquam desperare."

A look at an early 16th century Bragan nuptial rite

Today’s post will be a bit different than usual. We will be looking at the Bragan nuptial rite as found in an early 16th century rituale. The current post will limit itself to describing the rite and prayers contained therein; … Continue reading

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Update

The page “Kalendar” has been removed; in its place is “Missale”. It is on this page where readers will be able to find the missal scans. At the moment we have made available the Papal Bull recognizing the reform of … Continue reading

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The use of Braga and Summorum Pontificum

It has come to our attention recently that the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei (PCED) considers the use of Braga to be within the purview of the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum. This September past a member of the Polish clergy submitted … Continue reading

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Update – upcoming project

We are happy to announce that we have begun the long process of digitalising the Bragan missal. If all goes well, the last edition of the Bragan missal will finally be available in its entirety online for the first time … Continue reading

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Missae de sancta Maria

I From Advent to the Nativity of the Lord Introit: V./ Et justitia oriatur simul: Ego Dominus creavi eum. Alleluia: gloss on Is 7:14 Ecce Virgo concipiet et pariet Filium, Jesum Christum. II From the Nativity of the Lord to … Continue reading

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Sabbato

The following Masses are not found among the Roman Votive Masses Missa de Planctu Virginis Mariae Introit: Eccl. vox Ecce vidi Filium meum, non habentem speciem neque decorem: aspectus ejus in eo non est: hic peccata peccatorum portavit: et pro … Continue reading

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Feria VI

Missa de quinque Plagis Christi This Mass is the same as the Roman Missa de Passione Domini except for: Tract: Phil 2:7-9 Alleluia*: Eccl. vox – Ave Rex noster: tu solus nostros es miseratus errores: Patri obediens, ductus es ad … Continue reading

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