breviary breviary


  • (n) (Roman Catholic Church) a book of prayers to be recited daily certain priests and members of religious orders


  1. He has given away his breviaryand to an Anglican.
  2. Soviet authorities took him to the medical museum, showed him a body which he identified by reading his breviary's account of the martyrdom of Andre Bobola.
  3. Before the afternoon's voting, Cardinal Pacelli calmly paced a corridor, reading his breviary.

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  1. "I always remind him to be faithful to his breviary, daily prayers, of course going to the sacraments and trying his best to be closer and closer to the Lord. He knows these," Aniceto said.
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Archbishop Paciano Aniceto Source:

  2. "I see that every single time I open my breviary to pray. And I do that purposely, to remind myself of how seriously tragic and horrific this has been," Murphy said. "The last picture I see before I go to bed is that young man. And please...
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: William Murphy Source: Newsday

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