(1.) The name for an ancient Service-book, commonly containing those rites of benediction exclusively used by a bishop and given during mass. The Benedictional, properly so called, may be found in the well-known Exeter Pontifical of bishop Lacey. The rite of episcopal benediction during mass is not found in the Latin Church.

(2.) A term for the Pontifical. SEE BENEDICTIONS.

Bible concordance for BENEDICTIONS.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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