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Go to the DOWNLOAD section. By scrolling up or down with the arrows, you can select the desired language. You can return to the liturgical sections by pressing anywhere on the screen out of the DONWLOAD section.

iBreviary uses the language of the system (device settings). Go to Settings ? General ? International ?Language and select the desired language.

iBreviary uses the language of the system (Device Settings). Go to Settings ?General ? International ? Regional Format, and select the desired language.

To delete saved days, go to the DOWNLOAD menu ? AVAILABLE DAYS. Simply slide your finger from left to right on the day you wish to delete. Click the DELETE button which appears.

We remind you that it is not possible to save days prior to the current day since the application automatically deletes past saved days leaving only the day immediately preceding the current day.

To load the texts, please follow these instructions. Go to the DOWNLOAD section. Select the desired day by scrolling with the left and right arrows below the date. The desired day can then be downloaded by pressing the arrow within the circle that can be found on the right, which will save the texts of that day on your device.  At this point, the day will be loaded onto your device (we always suggest waiting for a few minutes depending on the speed of your connection) and you will be able to return to the liturgical sections.  Now, you will see the new day. If you would like to return to the current day, simply press the  TODAY button located on the top right hand corner of the main screen.

No, you can also download the 7 days following the current day by clicking on DOWNLOAD and then selecting DOWNLOAD WEEK by pressing the arrow inserted in the circle to the right.

Certainly . To change the size, simply use the "pinch-to -zoom" feature. To increase the size, move your fingers apart on the screen. To decrease the size, move your fingers together on the screen. Alternatively, you may go to the SETTINGS section and use the zoom lever to increase or decrease the size of the text.

Unfortunately, no. iBreviary was created with the purpose of providing the texts of the Breviary and the Missal for the current day via two types of downloads: for a specific day, or for the whole week. Each downloaded day is automatically saved in the memory of your smartphone.

To select the saved day, go to the DOWNLOAD section -> AVAILABLE DAYS and then select the desired day.

iBreviary is currently available in Italian , French, English, Spanish and Romanian. A version of the Ambrosian Rite, and the Vetus Ordo (under expansion) are also available. iBreviary also contains the Latin version of the Liturgia Horarum and Missale Romanum ( according to the latest edition) , as well as some sections of the Missale Romanum according to the " Vetus Ordo " (only available in the mobile version) .

To change the language , please follow these instructions : go to the DOWNLOAD section. Now by scrolling up or down with the arrows, you can select your desired language. You can then return to the liturgical sections by pressing anywhere on the screen outside the DOWNLOAD section.

Pressing the TODAY button will download the texts of the day, even if they are already present on the device. If the day has already been previously downloaded , pressing the TODAY button in the presence of an internet connection will download the current day  and will overwrite any texts of the current day already present .

Go to the TEXT SETTINGS section, and you will see a settings adjustment bar.  By moving the pointer to the right or the left, you will be able to modify the brightness and contrast settings.

Certainly. If you go to the TEXT SETTINGS section and select ALTERNATIVE, all the text wear appear in a bold font.

Go to the TEXT SETTINGS section and select NIGHT. The night vision setting (white text on black background) will be activated.

Go to the LITURGICAL PROPER  section by pressing the second button from the left. Upon selecting the desired Liturgical Proper for a particular Order or Congregation, you will be able to view the proper calendar. From this time onward, you will be automatically able to view the texts of that Liturgical Proper (where available) whenever you download the liturgical texts.

Yes. By selecting the third icon from the left (with the drawing of a missal and chalice), you can access the Mass Editor. At this point , you will see the introductory page to the Mass Editor. We ask that you please read and follow the instructions carefully.

Pressing the MENU button at the top, you can begin preparing the desired texts for your Mass. You will see a column to the left where, by selecting the CREATE MASS button, you can access the editor itself; otherwise, if you have already created some text, you can select it for editing.

When you select CREATE MASS, you will be asked to select the day and language. You can also decide whether to create a Mass using texts from the Common of Saints, found in the Rites section, or texts from the weekday (ferial) Mass, starting from the basic structure .

Once you have made your choices, you will see a menu on the left where you will be able to see the fixed parts of the Missal and those that can be modified (the latter are recognizable as they are selectable) .

As regards the readings of the day, those proposed can be erased and replaced by pressing the button to the right of READINGS. You can copy and paste the readings from any text editor, or from the internet. This copy-paste option is also valid in the case of the homily and notices (you can also elect to write them directly into the editor window). In all other cases , you will be asked to choose a text already in the RITES or PRAYERS sections.

If you are still confused after reading this explanation , you invite you to view the tutorial – either the dedicated version within the application itself, or the one linked through our website.

Yes   Pressing the SHARE button on the top right will automatically generate an email to which you will have to add the recipient’s email address.

iBreviary is currently available in Italian , French, English, Spanish and Romanian. A version of the Ambrosian Rite, and the Vetus Ordo (under expansion) are also available. iBreviary also contains the Latin version of the Liturgia Horarum and Missale Romanum ( according to the latest edition) , as well as some sections of the Missale Romanum according to the " Vetus Ordo " (only available in the mobile version) .

To change the language , please follow these instructions : go to the SETTINGS section and select your desired language. You can then return to the liturgical sections by pressing anywhere on the screen outside the DOWNLOAD section.

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Phone: +39 0143 65489
Mobile:+39 393 940 3564
Fax: +39 0143 65489
Mail: paolopadrini@me.com
Parrocchia S. Giorgio
Via Ferrari 8
15060 Stazzano (AL) Italy

 

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Tutorials

Tutorial 2: Change language

Tutorial 3: download and delete days and week

Tutorial 1: Zoom function

Zoom function

Texts style and full screen function

Change language

Download days and week

Error reporting

Navigation in the texts

Change language of texts

Download days and entire week

Zoom function

Download proper texts of religious Orders

Send feedback to iBreviary Staff

New feature: text-to-speech

Full screen function, and full screen mode always ON

How to select night mode and other text styles