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Missae Votivae (I)

In the Bragan Missal we find the Masses contra paganos and ad tollendam schisma with their original name (they are under a different title in the 1962 edition of the Missale Romanum).   Missa pro vitanda mortalitate: Alleluia: Zach 8:7-8 … Continue reading

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Crowd funding

We are currently trying to raise money to acquire a Bragan missal the has recently been put up for sale. The purpose of the acquisition will be to provide a higher quality scan than the one currently under way. Any … 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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History of the use/rite of Braga (II)

The definitive restoration of the diocese of Braga did not take place before the mid-12th century. Bishop Pedro was chosen for the diocese in 1070, but in 1088 the bishop of Lugo still retained the title of metropolitan (with the … Continue reading

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History of the use/rite of Braga (I)

After several years of existence we have finally gotten around to writing a summary of the history of the use of Braga. While the Schola de Sainte Cecile’s blog gives a decent outline of the rite’s history, it is in … Continue reading

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Feria III

Missa de Angelis Epistle: Apoc. 19:9-10 Gradual: Ps 102:20; V./ Ps 102:1 Alleluia: Eccl. precatio Sancte Michael Archangele, defende nos in praelio: ut non pereamus in tremendo judicio. Alleluia. T.P – Mt 28:2; Ps 137:1-2 Tract: Ps 137:1-2; V./ Apoc. … Continue reading

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Commune Martyrum Tempore Paschali

I Pro uno Martyre Alleluia: Mt 28:2; 2nd same as Roman (feria VI post Ascensionem usque ad feriam VI ante Vigiliam Pentecostes) [does not exist in the Roman]:Ps 46:6; Ps 20:4 Communion: Jn 15:1.5   II Pro pluribus Martyribus Alleluia: … Continue reading

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Rite of Tibães

One of our readers was kind enough to send us a short article on the rite of Tibães. This article (in Portuguese) was in the long extinct liturgical magazine Opus Dei, published by the Benedictines of Singeverga (at the time, … Continue reading

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An appeal to readers

I would like to make an appeal to our readers’ generosity. I am trying to acquire books to help with my study of the Bragan rite. One of the books on the “to purchase” list is titled Pontifical de Luxo Brácaro-Romano, which is currently … Continue reading

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Braga Cathedral

We very recently had the opportunity to visit the cathedral of Braga. If you do get a chance to visit, read up on the cathedral’s history yourself: we were unlucky with the tourguide that showed us around, as she revealed unaccurate … Continue reading

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