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BOOKS RECEIVED: Breviarium Romanum

As you know, Summorum Pontificum affirms that priests and those obliged to say the Office, can use the traditional, pre-Conciliar Breviarium Romanum.  A while back I answered a query about use of the Breviarium Romanum published by the SSPX.  HERE  I came down on … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Using the traditional Breviarium Romanum: whole or just some?

From a seminarian: I am a seminarian for ___ and have recently begun reciting the Divine Office using the traditional breviary. Some other seminarians and I are now wondering if a priest is still only bound to recite 5 of … Continue reading

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YOUR GOOD NEWS… and Washington DC’s new Auxiliary Bishop and key priest at Detroit’s major seminary

Do you have some good news to share with the readership?  Let’s hear it!  We need good news. Here’s some good news for you. A few weeks ago, the Archdiocese of Washington DC got a new Auxiliary Bishop, Most. Rev. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Ember Days during Octave of Pentecost… penitential?

From a priest: For those that follow the 1962 calendar or simply follow the traditional penitential days, are the ember days in the octave of Pentecost days of fast? It would seem not since the octave days, similar to Easter, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Using the Breviarium Romanum but with the Novus Ordo calendar

From a priest: Thanks for all of your work on behalf of the Church and, from a brother priest, oremus pro invicem! [Libenter!] I was ordained this year and thank God for the tremendous gift of offering the Divine Sacrifice … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 1962 Roman Breviary iPhone app

The Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate created an app for the 1962 Breviarium Romanum.  It is now available, FREE, for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. This may be a way for some of you to get more familiar with … Continue reading

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WDTIRS: Universae Ecclesiae 32: Drilling into the Latin and English (reciting the Breviary)

I had a question from a priest about Univerae Ecclesiae on the topic of recitation of the office, and a cleric’s obligation.  I also had conversations with three priests yesterday during which the topic of our daily office came up. … Continue reading

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Baronius Press will soon issue Latin-English Breviarium Romanum

At long last the worthy Baronius Press is just about ready with its three volume, Latin-English edition of the Breviarium Romanum. Having the English side by side with the Latin could open a whole new liturgical world for many who … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Traditional Mass but newer office

From a reader: Father, I seem to be in a quandry about the liturgy. I attend a Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter Parish in Tulsa and I am an Oblate of Clear Creek monastery, which also uses the 1962 liturgies. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: clerics fulfilling office obligation with older Office in vernacular

From a priest reader: I’m a priest and religious and I’ve wanted to pray the psalter in the traditional way for a long time and while clearing out our library I came across a Breviary in English from 1964, an … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: a seminarian praying the older, traditional Office, conflict with the newer calendar

From a seminarian: I am a transitional Deacon… I ask you not to include my name if you choose to use this email in any way, as I am at ____ and unfortunately things related to the Extraordinary Form are … Continue reading

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