Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ordo Heb. VII post Pentecosten MMXIV

Sunday, 27 July - VII Sunday after Pentecost, Semiduplex, Green. Comm. S. Pantaleon, M. Dominical Office per Annum. At Mattins, lesson IX of S. Pantaleon, Te Deum. At Lauds, Comm. of S. Pantaleon, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Pss. 53, 117, 118.1, 118.2, and Quicumque, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. S. Pantaleon and third orations of Our Lady/All Saints, Credo, Preface of the Trinity. II Vespers of the Sunday, Comm. of the following, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Monday, 28 July - Ss. Nazarus & Celsus, MM, Innocent I, PM, and Victor I, C, Semiduplex, Red. Office from the Common of Several Martyrs and the Proper. At Mattins, Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, second orations of Our Lady/All Saints and third orations at choice of celebrant, no Credo, Common Preface. II Vespers of the feast, from the Chapter onward of the following day (change to white), Comm. of the preceding, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Tuesday, 29 July - S. Martha, V, Semiduplex, White. Office from the Common of Virgins and the Proper. At Mattins, Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc.. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, second orations of Our Lady/All Saints and third orations at the choice of the celebrant., no Credo, Common Preface. II Vespers of the feast; Comm. of the following day, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc.. At Compline,  Preces.

Wednesday, 30 July* - Ss. Abdon & Sennen, MM, Simplex, Red. Office from the Common of Several Martyrs and the Psalter. At Mattins, lesson 2 = 2&3 combined from the occurring Scripture, Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc.. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, second orations of Our Lady/All Saints and third orations at the choice of the celebrant, no Credo, Common Preface. Vespers of the following day, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc.. At Compline, Preces.

Thursday, 31 July - S. Ignatius Loyola, C, Semiduplex**, White. Office from the Common of Non-Bishop Confessors and the Proper. At Mattins, Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, second orations of Our Lady/All Saints and third orations at the choice of the celebrant., no Credo, Common Preface. Vespers of the following day, Comms. of the preceding and the following Ss. Maccabees, no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces.

Friday, 1 August - S. Peter in Chains, A, Duplex Majus, Red. Comm. Holy Maccabees, MM. Office from the Common of Apostles and the Proper. At Mattins, lesson IX of the Holy Maccabees, Te Deum. At Lauds, Comm. Ss. Maccabees, no Suffrages. At Prime, no Preces. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. Ss. Maccabees, Credo, Preface of the Apostles. II Vespers of the feast, Comms. of the following, no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces.

Saturday, 2 August -  S. Alphonsus, BCD, Semiduplex, White. Comm. S. Stephen I, PM. Office from the Common of Bishop-Confessors or Doctors and the Proper. At Mattins, lesson IX of S. Stephen I. At Lauds, Comm. S. Stephen I, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. S. Stephen I and third orations of Our Lady/All Saints., Credo, Common Preface. II Vespers of the feast; from the Chapter onward of the following VIII Sunday after Pentecost (change to green), Comms. of the preceding S. Alphonsus and the following Invention of S. Stephen, Protomartyr, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

* Please offer a prayer or an Office of the Dead for the repose of the soul of my grandfather, Anthony, who passed from this life on 30 July, 2006.

** We downgraded S. Ignatius Loyola from a Duplex on last year's Ordo to a Semiduplex this year. On second thought, a Duplex is too generous for the father of the pro Low-Mass, anti-sung Office religious order. We'll limit Duplex or Duplex Majus rankings for the founders of the three major religious orders, namely, S. Benedict, S. Dominic, and S. Francis.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Ordo Heb. VI post Pentecosten MMXIV

Sunday, 20 July - VI Sunday after Pentecost, Semiduplex, Green. Comm. S. Margaret, VM. Dominical Office per Annum. At Mattins, lesson IX of S. Margaret, Te Deum. At Lauds, Comm. of S. Margaret, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Pss. 53, 117, 118.1, 118.2, and Quicumque, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. S. Margaret and third orations of Our Lady/All Saints, Credo, Preface of the Trinity. II Vespers of the Sunday, Comm. of the following, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Monday, 21 July - S. Praxedes, V, Simplex, White. Office from the Common of Virgins and the Psalter. At Mattins, lesson 2 = 2&3 combined from the occurring Scripture, 3rd. lesson of the feast, Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, second orations of Our Lady/All Saints and third orations at choice of celebrant, no Credo, Common Preface. Vespers of the following day, no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces.

Tuesday, 22 July - S. Mary Magdalene, Penitent, Duplex, White. Office from the Common of Non-Virgins and the Proper. At Mattins, Te Deum. At Lauds, no Suffrages. At Prime, no Preces. At Mass, Gloria, no Comms., Credo, Common Preface. II Vespers of the feast; from the Chapter (change to red) of the following day, Comms. of the preceding and of the following S. Liborus, no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces.

Wednesday, 23 July - S. Apollinaris, BM, Duplex, Red. Comm. S. Liborus, BC.Office from the Common of One Martyr and the Proper. At Mattins, Te Deum. At Lauds,  Comm. S. Liborus, no Suffrages. At Prime, no Preces. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. of S. Liborus, no Credo, Common Preface. II Vespers of the feast, Comm. of the following S. Christina, no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces.

Thursday, 24 July - Vigil of S. James, Simplex, Violet. Comm. S. Christina, VM. Ferial Office per Annum; Kneeling day through None/Mass inclusive. At Mattins, lessons from the Common of Vigils of Apostles w/ responds from the occurring Scripture, no Te Deum. At Lauds, Ferial Preces, Comm. S. Christina, Suffrages of the Cross, etc. At Prime and the Hours, Ferial Preces. At Mass (after None), no Gloria, Comm. S. Christina, third orations of Our Lady/All Saints, no Credo, Common Preface, Benedicamus Domino. Vespers (change to red) of the following day, no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces. From Compline tonight through Compline tomorrow night inclusive, the hymns at the Hours are sung in the Solemn Melody per Annum.

Friday, 25 July - S. James the Greater, A, Duplex II Classis, Red. Comm. S. Christopher, M. Office from the Common of Apostles and the Proper. At Mattins, lesson IX of S. Christopher, Te Deum. At Lauds, Comm. S. Christopher, no Suffrages. At Prime, no Preces. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. S. Christopher only, Credo, Preface of the Apostles. II Vespers of the feast, Comm. of the following, no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces.

Saturday, 26 July - S. Anne, Mother of the BVM, Duplex Majus, White. Office from the Common of Non-Virgins and the Proper. At Lauds, no Suffrages. At Prime, no Preces. At Mass, Gloria, no Comms., no Credo, Common Preface. II Vespers of the feast, Comms. of the following VII Sunday after Pentecost and S. Pantaleon, M, no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces.

Overall, a mostly festal week half way through the lull between octaves during the summer, and the penitential ferial preces appear for the first time since Holy Week.






Thursday, July 10, 2014

Ordo Heb. V post Pentecosten MMXIV

Unless otherwise stated, the verse in the short respond at Prime is Qui sedes, etc and the hymns retain the Per Annum doxology and are sung in the Ordinary melody (on Sundays and feasts of nine lessons) or Ferial melody (on Feriae and Simplex feasts).

Sunday, 13 July - V Sunday after Pentecost, Semiduplex, Green. Comm. S. Anacletus, PM. Dominical Office per Annum. At Mattins, lesson IX of S. Anacletus, Te Deum. At Lauds, Comm. of S. Anacletus, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Ps. 117 added, Quicumque, and Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. S. Anacletus and seasonal orations, Credo, Preface of the Trinity. II Vespers of the Sunday, Comms. of the following and of S. Anacletus, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Monday, 14 July - S. Bonaventure, BCD, Semiduplex, White. Office from the Common of Confessor Bishops or Doctors and the Proper. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc.. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, seasonal orations, Credo, Common Preface. II Vespers of the feast, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Tuesday, 15 July. Feria, Green. Ferial Office per Annum. At Mattins, no Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of the Cross, etc. At Prime, Ps. 24 added, Dominical Preces. Mass of the preceding Sunday, no Gloria, seasonal orations, no Credo, Common Preface, Benedicamus Domino. Vespers of the Feria, Suffrages of the Cross, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Wednesday, 16 July* - Feria, Green. Ferial Office per Annum. At Mattins, no Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of the Cross, etc. At Prime, Ps. 25 added, Dominical Preces. Mass of the preceding Sunday, no Gloria, seasonal orations, no Credo, Common Preface, Benedicamus Domino. Vespers of the following day, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Thursday, 17 July - S. Alexius, C, Simplex, White. Office from the Common of Confessors not Bishops and the Psalter. At Mattins, lesson 2 = 2&3 combined from the occurring Scripture, 3rd. lesson of the feast, Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, seasonal orations, no Credo, Common Preface. Vespers (change to red) of the following day and Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Friday, 18 July - S. Symphorosa & her Seven Sons, Simplex, Red. Office from the Common of Several Martyrs and the Psalter. At Mattins, lesson 2 = 2&3 combined from the occurring Scripture, 3rd. lesson of the feast., Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, seasonal orations, no Credo, Common Preface. Vespers (change to white) of the following day, Suffrages of S. Joseph. etc. At Compline, Te lucis with doxology of the Incarnation sung in Our Lady's melody, Preces.

Saturday, 19 July - Saturday of the B.V.M., Simplex, White. Comm. S. Vincent de Paul, C. Office from the Common. Doxology of the Incarnation sung in Our Lady's melody for the hymns at the Hours through None inclusive. At Lauds, Comm. of S. Vincent de Paul and Suffrages of St. Joseph, etc. At Prime, verse Qui natus, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. of S. Vincent de Paul & seasonal orations, no Credo, Preface of the B.V.M. Et te in veneratione. Vespers (change to green) of the following VI Sunday after Pentecost, Comm. S. Margaret, VM, and Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

* In some places and congregations, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Duplex Majus, White. (Carmelite Order- Duplex I classis w/ Octave).






Thursday, July 3, 2014

Ordo - Heb. IV post Pentecosten MMXIV

Unless otherwise stated, verse in the short respond at Prime is Qui sedes, etc and the hymns retain the Per Annum doxology and are sung in the Ordinary melody (on Sundays and feasts of nine lessons) or Ferial melody (on Feriae and Simplex feasts).

Sunday, 6 July - Octave Day of Ss. Peter & Paul, AA; Duplex Majus, Red. Comm. IV Sunday after Pentecost. Office from the Common of Apostles and the Proper. At Mattins, in the first nocturne, lessons from the Common,  lesson IX of the Sunday, Te Deum. At Lauds, Comm. of the Sunday. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. of Sunday, Credo, Preface of the Apostles, Proper Last Gospel of the Sunday. II Vespers of the feast, Comms of the following and of the Sunday.

Monday, 7 July - Ss. Cyril & Methodius, BCs, Semiduplex, White. Office from the Common of Confessor Bishops and the Proper. At Mattins, in the first nocturne, lessons from the occurring Scripture for Sunday displaced by the Octave Day, Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc.. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, seasonal orations, no Credo, Common Preface. II Vespers of the feast, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Tuesday, 8 July. Feria, Green. Ferial Office per Annum. At Mattins, no Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of the Cross, etc. At Prime, Ps. 24 added, Dominical Preces. Mass of the IV Sunday after Pentecost, no Gloria, seasonal orations, no Credo, Common Preface, Benedicamus Domino. Vespers of the Feria, Suffrages of the Cross, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Wednesday, 9 July* - Feria, Green. Ferial Office per Annum. At Mattins, no Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of the Cross, etc. At Prime, Ps. 25 added, Dominical Preces. Mass of the IV Sunday after Pentecost, no Gloria, seasonal orations, no Credo, Common Preface, Benedicamus Domino. Vespers of the following day, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Thursday, 10 July - Seven Holy Brothers, Ss. Rufina & Secunda, MM Semiduplex, Red. Office from the Common of Several Martyrs and the Proper. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, seasonal orations, no Credo, Common Preface. II Vespers of the feast w/ Comm. of the following day and Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Friday, 11 July - S. Pius I, PM, Simplex, Red. Office from the Common of One Martyr and the Psalter for Mattins. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, seasonal orations, no Credo, Common Preface. Vespers of the following day, Suffrages of S. Joseph. etc. At Compline, Te lucis with doxology of the Incarnation sung in Our Lady's melody, Preces.

Saturday, 12 July - Saturday of the B.V.M., Simplex, White. Comm. Ss. Nabor & Felix, MM. Office from the Common. Doxology of the Incarnation sung in Our Lady's melody for the hymns at the Hours through None inclusive. At Lauds, Comm. of the martyrs and Suffrages of St. Joseph, etc. At Prime, verse Qui natus, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. of the martyrs & seasonal orations, no Credo, Preface of the B.V.M. Et te in veneratione. Vespers (in green) of the following V Sunday after Pentecost, Comm. S. Anacletus, PM, and Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

* In Dioceses of England, S. Thomas More, M, Duplex, Red.

Notes:
The Office goes into full Per Annum mode with Suffrages and Preces immediately upon the expiration of the last Octave of "Octavetide"! As a reminder, we adopt Pius IX's addition of S. Joseph to the list of Suffrages.