Based on the Caeremoniale Episcoporum,
Decrees of the Sacred Congregation of Rites
and Approved Authors [in 2 volumes] Product Description
NOW TOGETHER IN ONE BOOK!
This highly-regarded 2-volume rubrical work for various pontifical ceremonies according to the traditional Roman Rite is packed with invaluable information about pontifical ceremonies and a must for anyone who has care of the Church's sacred liturgy.
Originally printed in 1961, this edition is concurrent with the 1962 rubrics for those pontifical ceremonies treated, such as Mass at the Throne or Faldstool, Low Mass, Mass celebrated in the Presence of a Greater Prelate, Vespers, the Investiture of a Monsignor, Candlemas, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week (per the 1955 reform), and much more!
Handsomely hardbound in red cloth with gold embossing on the cover and spine, sewn binding, a marking ribbon, and printed on natural-colored paper.
Vol. I: Ordinary Episcopal Ceremonies § Vol. II: The Divine Office and Annual Episcopal Ceremonies
Features include precise instructions and explanations, clear and systematic directions for sacristy preparations, helpful lists, and tables of information, easy to grasp diagrams of ceremonial actions, an overview of general principles for pontifical ceremonies (even more detailed than Fortescue).
Hardcover, [reprint of 1961, 5th edition] A combination of Vol. I (xiv 224 pages) and Vol. II (ix 197 pages) make one book of 444 pages.