Friday, 13 September, 2013
6th. Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the B.V.M.; Semidouble, WhiteOffice: Festal Office as on the feast. Our Lady's melody with the proper doxology of the Incarnation for all hymns at the Hours.
At Mattins, Invitatory Nativitatem from the Proper & Hymn Quem terra from the Common, 3 nocturnes: antiphons (not doubled) from the Common w/ Pss. 8, 18, 23, 44, 45, 86, 95, 96, & 97; 1st. nocturne - lessons and responds from the occurring Scripture (Friday, Week II September), 2nd. & 3rd. nocturnes - lessons from the Proper for the day w/ responds as on the feast, Te Deum.
At Lauds, Antiphons Nativitas gloriosae, etc. (not doubled) from the Proper w/ Pss. 92, 99, 62 & 66, Benedicite, and 148-150, Chapter and Hymn O gloriosa Domina from the Common, Versicle from the Proper, Benedictus Antiphon Nativitatem hodiernam and Collect as on the feast, No Commemorations or Suffrages.
At Prime, first antiphon from Lauds w/ Pss. 53, 118.1 & 118.2, Qui natus in the short respond, No Preces, Short Lesson In plateis from the Common.
At Mass, after Terce, Gloria, No Commemorations, Credo, Preface of the B.V.M. (Et te in Nativitate, Solemn Tone), Ite Missa est.
After None, the liturgical color changes to red for the following feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross; Double Major.
At Vespers, Antiphons O magnum pietatis opus, etc. (doubled) from the Proper w/ Pss. 109, 110, 111, 112, & 116; Chapter & Hymn Vexilla Regis (6th. verse, line 3 = in hac triumphi gloria), Versicle, and Magnificat Antiphon O Crux from the Proper, Collect from the Proper, Commemoration of the Octave (Antiphon, Versicle, and Collect as at Second Vespers of the feast), No Suffrages.
At Compline, No Preces, Salve Regina sung kneeling and in the Solemn Tone.