Traditional Roman Breviary – 1962 Breviarium Romanum
The recitation of the Divine Office should be at the heart of every Catholic, cleric (particularly those in major orders) and laity alike. Join the Church in one of her richest liturgical treasures, and (with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass) her official form of prayer that daily entreats the Holy Trinity, the Blessed Virgin Mary, and honors the Angelic Choirs and the Saints of God.
A completely new typeset and high-quality printing of the traditional (Latin-only) ROMAN BREVIARY according to the 1962 typical edition.
This Latin Vulgate edition has the psalms arranged in a single column.
This high-quality breviary features throughout red and black text printed on natural-colored bible paper, bound in smooth grained flexible imitation black leather. Four multi-colored marking ribbons tops off this 3,398 page set of two volumes.
3,398 pp. Gold, gilded edges, durable flexible imitation leather cover.
Traditional Roman Breviary – Breviarium Meum: for the iPad for the iPhone and iPod touch
Traditional Roman Breviary can also be downloaded as an application on your mobile device, it is called BrevMeum. Breviarium Meum allows you to pray the traditional (1962) Latin breviary of the Catholic Church wherever you go. Just pull out your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, select the hour to pray, and begin. You can download the texts up to a week in advance, so you can pray even when you don’t have a network connection. So if you’re on a mountain top making a retreat, or down in a valley to celebrate Mass in an isolated village, you can still keep up with the office, even if you left your printed breviary at home.
Are you unfamiliar with the old breviary? It’s a part of your heritage, and one that you have a right to know about and experience. As the instruction Universae Ecclesiae reaffirms, one goal of the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum was to offer “to all the faithful the Roman Liturgy in the Usus Antiquior, considered as a precious treasure to be preserved” (8a).
This app is the easiest way to pray the breviary. It gives you all the texts in order, so you don’t have to flip back and forth as you would with a printed breviary. If the text is too small, you can make it bigger. If you don’t understand Latin, you can display a parallel English translation.
Those more familiar with the breviary, and especially priests, will be pleased to see we’ve included a selection of prayers and blessings in Latin, such as are normally found in the appendix of a breviary.
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