Chants and prayers from the Mass and other services that vary from day to day throughout the Church year according to the particular liturgical occasion. The proper is opposed to the ordinary, which consists of those chants and prayers that remain the same.

Kyrie eleisonKyrie eleison
Gloria in excelsis DeoGloria in excelsis Deo
 Alleluia Sequence
Benedictus Benedictus
Agnus DeiAgnus Dei
Ite missa estIte missa est

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