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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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