Category Archives: Proprium de Tempore

A glimpse

We have been able to find some videos of the Bragan Holy Week on-line. As might have been referred to on previous occasions, the use of Braga is used at the cathedral only during Holy Week, and has been somewhat … Continue reading

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Purissimi Cordis B. Mariae V.

This feast is kept on the Saturday within the Octave of Corpus Christi, and shares with the Roman “Immaculate Heart of Mary” (Augist 22nd) the Collect, Alleluia, Secret and Post-Communion. Introit: Ps. 44:14-15; V. Ps 44:2 Epistle: Cant. 8:6-7 Gradual: … Continue reading

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Pentecostes

Dominica Pentecostes: Introit: Spiritus Domini is said before and after the Gloria Patri. Feria II infra octavam Pentecostes: Introit: Cibavit is said before and after the Gloria Patri. Feria III infra octavam Pentecostes: Introit: Accipite is said before and after … Continue reading

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Feria V in Coena Domini

The rubrics prescribe for this day the altar clothed in white. An extra chalice with white veil will be prepared for the purpose of saving a consecrated host for the Mass of the Pre-Sanctified the following day. An urn is … Continue reading

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In Ascensione Domini

In Vigilia Ascensionis The rubrics of the Vigil of Ascension concern places where there is a choral obligation. If there is a semi-double, double, or “feast of the first order” then there are three Masses: the festive Mass after Terce, … Continue reading

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In Litaniis majoribus et minoribus

The major Litanies [of Saints] are said always on the feast of St Mark, unless his feast falls during Pascha, in which case it is all transferred to the next available day. On the Monday before the Ascension the Mass … Continue reading

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In Annuntiatione B. Mariae V.

This feast’s texts have a series of divergences relative to the Roman missal. The MAss is essentially the Missae de S. Mariae in Sabbato in Tempore Adventus (usually known as the Rorate Mass) with some variations. The rubrics prescribe that … Continue reading

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