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Proprium de Sanctis

The scans of the Proprium de Sanctis are now all available.

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In Purificatione Beate Mariae Virginis

We shall focus solely upon the blessing of the candles as that is where the majority of differences exist on this feast day. The Mass is the same as the Roman apart from the Post-communion, which in the Bragan (and … Continue reading

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S. Joseph Sponsi B. Mariae V.

Today’s feast presents us with a Mass quite different from its Roman counterpart. It would be interesting to hear from our readers regarding the existence of a similar Mass in another missal. While the Roman propers are taken almost exclusively … Continue reading

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S. Martini Ep. et Conf.

Before looking at the Lenten Masses, we will be looking at the Mass for the feast of St. Martin of Tours. The Portuguese peope had a great devotion to St. Martin of Tours (known as the “Apostle to Gaul”), which … Continue reading

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In Nativitate B. Mariae Virg.

For this day’s feast, the Introit begins with the famliar Gaudeamus omnes in Domino verse (already seen on the Assumption), only the feast being specified this time is the Nativity, not the Assumption. The Psalm verse is Ps. 47:2. The … Continue reading

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In Assumptione B. Mariae V.

The Bragan Missal we are consulting has two Masses for this day: (pasted into the missal) the Mass that came to be used in the Roman rite after the proclamation in 1950 of the dogma of Mary’s Assumption , and … Continue reading

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