Tradtional Source: Learning the LOTH

I found a wonderful ebook for learning the liturgy of the hours, from lay person to clergy.
How to Say the Breviary, confraternitybooks.com/

This is run by a group disloyal to the Holy Father, and does not deserve the support of faithful Catholics.

It also deals with the older (I’m guessing) pre-1956 rubrics, judging by the description.

Though one wonders what he would have said to the proposals of St. Pius X

I believe this site is connected with breviary.net I use the site often because, as a seminarian who has not yet been constituted “in divinis,” I am not bound to say the breviary. I, however, do try and say it daily, and I like the use the pre-1955 version.

Seminarian Matt:

Maybe you can answer this question for me. In Summorum Pontificum, the Holy Father speaks of clerics who were ordained “in sacris constitutis.” What does this mean? These are allowed to say the older form of the breviary.

Out of curiosity, is then any particular reason why you prefer the pre-55 to the 1961?

Clerics “in sacris constitutis” are those in “major orders”, i.e. Bishop, Priest, Deacon, as distinguished from those clerics “in minoribus ordinibus” (i.e. Acolyte, lector, sub-Deacon, etc.).

Maybe it’s because it’s even less reformed than the '61? I have an English translation and it is a real slog to say, but when I am able to pray the Office that way, the “clock stops” more.

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