The two chief parts of the Breviary and Missal are

  • Proper of the Season, or Proprium de Tempore, comprising lessons, antiphons, and other liturgical passages appointed for days of the year having special Mass and Office
  • Proper of Saints, or Proprium Sanctorum, comprising those appointed for feasts of saints in calendar order

MLA Citation

  • “Proper”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 August 2010. Web. 2 December 2015. <>