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Benedictional: A Benedictional is a book containing a collection of benedictions or blessings in use in the Roman Catholic Church, essentially collected from those in sacramentary.
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Catholic Magazine and Review (1832)
The publication of the Benedictional is a strong proof of the growing liberality of the age. Some thirty years ago, ...
Benedictional : From the Latin benedictus, meaning "blessed." A liturgical book containing a collection of blessings recited for the benefit of congregants after the consecration and before the giving of communion in the Catholic Mass. In early Church history, when blessings were said only by the bishop, a lavishly illuminated benedictional might be made for a specific bishop. In the Inter Middle Ages, when any priest holding a Mass could give blessings, benedictionals became more ...
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benedictional From the Latin benedictus, meaning "blessed." A liturgical book containing a collection of blessings recited for the benefit of congregants after the consecration and before the giving of communion in the Catholic Mass. In early Church history, when blessings were said only by the bishop, a lavishly illuminated benedictional might be made for a specific bishop.
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JEthelwold's Benedictional shews that they were in use in the tenth century ; this seems intended to represent five bells hanging in a tower and not in an open turret. And as early as A.D. 674 Bede mentions the "hearing the well-known sound of a bell." The inscriptions on bells are mostly pious aspirations, frequently addressed to the patron saint in whose name the bell, or the church containing it, : had been consecrated. Bell-gable, Bell- turret, or Bell - cot: in small ...
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
The “ Benedictional of St. Ethelwold,” an ...
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